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Langston University

Langston, OK 4-Year Public

About Langston University

Langston University is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Langston, OK, less than an hour from Oklahoma City.

Founded in 1897, the institution currently enrolls around 2,222 students a year, including 2,013 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Langston University's endowment was valued at $1,623,000 in 2021. The school spends $5,393 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Admissions Facts About Langston University

Acceptance rate: 61%

Average GPA: 2.79

Mean ACT score: 16

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Langston University Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Langston University. Around 61 percent of all applicants are admitted to Langston University each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 2.79 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 16.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Langston University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Langston University, around 52 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 304 students who started at Langston University as first-time freshman, 48 graduate within four years.

Langston University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 50 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 50 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $41,000 a year. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $39,681 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Langston University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Langston University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

PO Box 907 Langston, OK 73050

Campus Setting: Rural

Langston University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Langston University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Langston University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Langston University ACT Scores


ACT Range

13 - 20

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Langston University is 16. Students with an ACT score of 20 and above have a good chance of getting into Langston University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 13 and 20 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 13 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Langston University SAT Scores


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Langston University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Langston University is like? There are approximately 2,222 students enrolled at Langston University, including 1,945 undergraduate students and 277 graduate students. 86% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from OK and 38% percent of students are from other states.


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