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Langston University

Langston, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About Langston University

Langston University Overview

Langston University is a public, state school in a rural setting in Langston, Oklahoma. Langston University was founded in 1897 and the school enrolls around 2,222 students per year, which includes 2,013 undergrad students. Langston University offers housing for up to 1,574 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

Student Activities at Langston University

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Langston University students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Langston University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Langston University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Langston University on the Student Life page.

2022 Langston University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.8
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 17%
In-State Tuition $4,342
Out-of-State $11,722
Percent of Need Met 54%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $10,170

Is Langston University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Langston University offers and if it seems like a good choice for you.

Langston University Acceptance Rate 2022

Langston University is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Langston University is 61%. Last year, 9,244 students applied to Langston University and 5,635 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Langston University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 52% of students who start at Langston University come back the next year. 50% of Langston University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Langston University Graduates

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 50% of graduates from Langston University recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Langston University grads have an average starting salary of $41,000 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Langston University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Langston University's endowment was valued at $1.6 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $5,393 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Langston University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Langston University meets 54% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Langston University full-time are awarded $10,170 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $39,681 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Langston University.

Based on this information, does Langston University seem like a good fit? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Langston University a good school for you?

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Where is Langston University?

Langston University is located in the rural setting of Langston, Oklahoma, less than an hour from Oklahoma City.

If you are interested in seeing Langston University for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-35 to Langston, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Will Rogers World.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Langston University and Langston are like without leaving home.

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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.

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Langston University ACT Scores


ACT Range

13 - 20

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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 2,013 undergraduate students and 209 graduate students. 83% 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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