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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Overview

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus is a public institution situated in Norman, Oklahoma. Norman is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

What Is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Known For?

4,827 Undergraduate Awards
$32,986 Avg Cost After Aid
74% Acceptance Rate
  • Students at University of Oklahoma have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
  • The highest award offered at University of Oklahoma is the doctor's degree.
  • In 2017-2018, 85% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from University of Oklahoma with a bachelor's degree make about $51,100 a year. That's 25% more than those who graduate from other schools.

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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Rankings

University of Oklahoma is ranked #2 out of 31 schools in Oklahoma.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

University of Oklahoma has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#59 Most Popular Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#80 Most Popular Online Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Most Popular Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#103 Most Popular Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#137 Most Popular Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of Oklahoma.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Interdisciplinary Studies Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Value Architectural Sciences & Technology Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Petroleum Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#11 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#29 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#91 Best Marketing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#133 Best Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards University of Oklahoma has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Best Colleges for Liberal Arts General Studies College Factual
#13 Best Colleges for Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities College Factual
#15 Best Colleges for Public Administration & Social Service College Factual
#43 Best Colleges for Communication & Journalism College Factual
#48 Best Colleges for Biological & Biomedical Sciences College Factual
#84 Best Colleges for Business, Management & Marketing College Factual

Where Is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus?

Location of University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Contact details for University of Oklahoma are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019-3072
Phone: 405-325-0311
Website: www.ou.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uoklahoma
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uofoklahoma

How Do I Get Into University of Oklahoma?

You can apply to University of Oklahoma online at: www.ou.edu/admissions/apply

Admission Requirements for University of Oklahoma

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into University of Oklahoma?

74% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
28% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 74%, University of Oklahoma may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 74%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.

Average Test Scores

About 28% of students accepted to University of Oklahoma submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 580 and 690. Math scores were between 570 and 690.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus  ( 580 to 690 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus  ( 570 to 690 )
200
800
University of Oklahoma received ACT scores from 88% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 30. Math scores were between 22 and 28. Composite scores were between 23 and 29.

ACT English Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus  ( 23 to 30 )
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36
ACT Math Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus  ( 22 to 28 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus  ( 23 to 29 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Oklahoma Norman Campus?

$32,986 Net Price
44% Take Out Loans
4.8% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of University of Oklahoma is $32,986. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At University of Oklahoma, approximately 44% of students took out student loans averaging $8,220 a year. That adds up to $32,880 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at University of Oklahoma is 4.8%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,996 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 21,768 undergraduate students at University of Oklahoma, with 18,996 being full-time and 2,772 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  University of Oklahoma

There are also 6,311 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,996 full-time undergraduates at University of Oklahoma, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  University of Oklahoma

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Oklahoma Norman Campus students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of University of Oklahoma Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1,265
Black or African American 839
Hispanic or Latino 1,957
White 11,446
International Students 856
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,633

Geographic Diversity

Oklahoma students aren't the only ones who study at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. At this time, 45 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 125 countries are represented at University of Oklahoma. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

2,379 Took All Classes Online
9,247 Took At Least One Class Online
5.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 5 bachelor’s degree and 19 master’s degree programs available online at University of Oklahoma. In 2017-2018, 9,247 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of Oklahoma has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 3rd most popular in Oklahoma for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of University of Oklahoma

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus was 5.7%. This is the #1,620 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of Oklahoma regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of Oklahoma majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 9%
Civil Engineering 24%
Communication & Journalism 8%
Computational Science 20%
Computer & Information Sciences 26%
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11%
Education 15%
Educational Assessment 33%
Engineering 8%
Finance & Financial Management 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting 11%
Information Science 24%
Instructional Media Design 15%
International Studies 3%
Legal Professions 29%
Legal Research 48%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 9%
Natural Resources & Conservation 19%
Natural Resources Conservation 19%
Public Administration & Social Service 17%
Public Policy 44%
Social Work 10%
Special Education 61%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of Oklahoma ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at University of Oklahoma.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Petroleum Engineering #3
Computational Science #6
Other Public Administration #8
Area Studies #9
Journalism #10
International Studies #10
Construction Management #13
Educational Assessment #13
Public Policy #14
Legal Research #14
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies #25
Library & Information Science #30
Information Science #39
Library Science #40
Mental & Social Health Services #48
Legal Professions #76
Engineering #80
Instructional Media Design #95
Human Resource Management #95
Communication & Journalism #107
Special Education #140
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #147
Public Administration & Social Service #150
Accounting #187
Educational Administration #189
Health & Medical Administrative Services #233
Computer & Information Sciences #274
Criminal Justice & Corrections #287
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #326
Liberal Arts General Studies #352
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #352
Education #458

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Human Resource Management 0 299 114 231 0 644
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 356 21 195 0 572
Accounting 0 184 0 70 0 254
International Studies 22 70 0 141 0 233
Finance & Financial Management 0 207 20 0 0 227
Social Work 0 49 2 169 0 220
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 109 0 86 22 217
General Psychology 0 193 0 14 8 215
Journalism 0 194 1 11 0 206
Zoology 0 193 0 2 0 195
Mechanical Engineering 0 164 0 18 7 189
Legal Research 0 0 1 182 0 183
Law 0 0 0 0 179 179
Business Administration & Management 0 41 7 112 5 165
Marketing 0 159 0 0 0 159
Health & Physical Education 0 158 0 0 0 158
Petroleum Engineering 0 113 0 29 10 152
Communication & Media Studies 0 118 0 9 16 143
Computer Science 0 96 0 38 1 135
Electrical Engineering 0 77 0 27 15 119
Chemical Engineering 0 105 0 4 8 117
Industrial Engineering 0 95 0 19 2 116
Sociology 0 111 0 2 2 115
Management Information Systems 0 102 4 0 0 106
Interdisciplinary Studies 0 90 0 14 0 104
Economics 0 80 0 20 2 102
Chemistry 0 58 0 15 21 94
Political Science & Government 0 86 0 2 6 94
Mathematics 0 72 0 6 11 89
Public Relations & Advertising 0 82 0 0 0 82
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 44 0 29 6 79
Special Education 0 11 35 26 3 75
Civil Engineering 0 55 0 16 3 74
Public Administration 0 18 0 53 0 71
Natural Resources Conservation 0 56 0 11 0 67
Music 0 26 0 31 9 66
History 0 54 0 4 7 65
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 57 7 0 0 64
Library & Information Science 0 0 8 55 0 63
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 52 0 6 1 59
Microbiological Sciences & Immunology 0 49 0 2 4 55
General English Literature 0 43 0 9 3 55
Atmospheric Sciences & Meteorology 0 30 0 12 7 49
Business/Managerial Economics 0 45 0 0 0 45
Romance Languages 0 38 0 4 3 45
Computational Science 0 0 4 40 0 44
Drama & Theater Arts 0 43 0 0 0 43
Educational Administration 0 0 0 30 9 39
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 30 0 6 1 37
Anthropology 0 24 0 9 2 35
Fine & Studio Arts 0 26 0 8 1 35
Air Transportation 0 33 0 0 0 33
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 31 0 0 0 31
Information Technology 0 0 0 30 0 30
Computer Engineering 0 30 0 0 0 30
Geography & Cartography 0 18 7 5 0 30
Design & Applied Arts 0 30 0 0 0 30
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 28 0 0 0 28
Construction Management 0 28 0 0 0 28
Biomedical Engineering 0 22 0 4 2 28
Physics 0 13 0 6 9 28
Ethnic Studies 0 20 1 4 0 25
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 10 0 14 0 24
Sustainability Science 0 7 0 15 0 22
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 20 0 20
Dance 0 15 0 5 0 20
Architectural Engineering 0 19 0 0 0 19
Environmental Engineering 0 15 0 2 1 18
Information Science 0 17 0 0 0 17
East Asian Languages 0 15 0 0 0 15
Philosophy 0 11 0 0 3 14
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 13 0 0 0 13
Botany/Plant Biology 0 8 0 2 2 12
Mental & Social Health Services 0 0 2 10 0 12
Engineering Physics 0 10 0 1 0 11
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 10 0 0 10
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 0 3 7 10
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 9 0 0 0 9
Public Policy 0 0 0 9 0 9
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 0 6 2 8
Construction Engineering Technology 0 0 0 8 0 8
Classical Languages & Literature 0 8 0 0 0 8
Germanic Languages 0 7 0 1 0 8
Writing Studies 0 0 0 7 0 7
Middle Eastern Semitic Languages 0 7 0 0 0 7
Slavic, Baltic & Albanian Languages 0 7 0 0 0 7
Religious Studies 0 6 0 0 0 6
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 0 0 1 0 4 5
Education Philosophy 0 0 0 2 3 5
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0 5 5
Other Public Administration 0 0 4 0 0 4
Educational Assessment 0 0 3 0 0 3
Area Studies 0 3 0 0 0 3
Astronomy & Astrophysics 0 3 0 0 0 3
General Education 0 0 2 0 0 2
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 0 0 0 2 0 2
General Architecture 0 0 1 0 0 1
General Engineering 0 0 0 1 0 1
Environmental Design 0 0 0 0 0 0
Interior Architecture 0 0 0 0 0 0
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multilingual Education 0 0 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0 0 0
Geoscience Engineering 0 0 0 0 0 0
Public Health 0 0 0 0 0 0
Science, Technology & Society 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arts & Media Management 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 22 4,805 255 1,924 412 7,418

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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