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Colleges / Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma Christian University

Oklahoma City, OK 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate61%
Acceptance Rate61%

About OC

Oklahoma Christian University Overview

Oklahoma Christian University is a private, religious school in the suburban setting of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. OC was founded in 1950 and the school enrolls around 2,017 students per year, including 1,698 undergrad students. OC ensures on-campus housing for up to 1,730 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Involvement at OC

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of OC's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? OC students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at OC, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

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

2022 OC 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 3.6
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
Tuition $24,550
Percent of Need Met 62.3%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $23,980

Is OC a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a clearer view of what OC offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

OC Acceptance Rate 2022

OC is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at OC is 61%. Out of 2,186 applications received in 2022, 1,338 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at OC

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

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at OC, around 78% are still enrolled the next year. 57% of OC 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 Outcomes for OC Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 65% of graduates from OC recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent OC grads is $57,781 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Oklahoma Christian 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.

As of 2022, the total market value of Oklahoma Christian University's endowment was $37.1 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. For each full-time student, OC spends about $8,310 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at OC

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

OC meets 62.3% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $23,980 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $30,395 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.

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

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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 don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at OC.

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

If Oklahoma Christian University seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


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Where is Oklahoma Christian University Located?

OC is located in the suburban setting of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, less than an hour from Oklahoma City.

If you want to see OC for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstates 35, 40, and 44 to Oklahoma City, 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 OC and Oklahoma City are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box 11000 Oklahoma City, OK 73136-1100

Campus Setting: Suburban

OC Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to OC is Continuous processing.

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

OC ACT Scores

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ACT Range

20 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

20 to 27

Avg

20 and Less

Low

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OC SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

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Reading SAT Range

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OC Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$32,990

In State

$32,990

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$24,550
$24,550
Fees
$540
$540
Housing
$7,900
$7,900
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at OC is like? There are approximately 2,017 students enrolled at OC, including 1,698 undergraduate students and 319 graduate students. 91% percent of students attend school full-time, 52% percent are from OK and 48% percent of students are from other states.

91%

Full Time

9%

Part Time

52%

In State

48%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,017

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,090

Out-of-State

$25,090

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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