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Southern Nazarene University Student Life

Southern Nazarene University is on a 40-acre campus in a suburban setting in Bethany, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City. Southern Nazarene University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Southern Nazarene University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Southern Nazarene University has a thriving Business Gaming Team. In fact, more students participate in Business Gaming Team than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southern Nazarene University include Campus Social Life Committee, intramural sports societies, Choral Society and Inter-Club.

The Southern Nazarene University community comes together each year for Lip Sync Contest, Homecoming and Pow-Wow Weekend.

Does Southern Nazarene University Offer Student Housing?

Southern Nazarene University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Southern Nazarene University students live on campus. In 2021, 63% of undergrads at Southern Nazarene University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 36.5% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern Nazarene University. There are 828 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,647 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 700 students chose to live on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Southern Nazarene University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Southern Nazarene University Athletics

At Southern Nazarene University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southern Nazarene University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Club Teamsheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Equestrian Sports Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Track And Field Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Cross Country Running Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Golf Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Soccer Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Tennis Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport

Is Southern Nazarene University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Southern Nazarene University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Southern Nazarene University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Southern Nazarene University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Southern Nazarene University, take Interstate 40/Interstate 35 to Bethany, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Oklahoma you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Southern Nazarene University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Southern Nazarene University Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

75%

In State

25%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

66%

13%

6%

5%

4%

3%

2%

1%

Graduate Students

2,259

Undergraduate Students

1,647

Non-Resident / International Students

72

Southern Nazarene University Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,906

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

33%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$25,416

Out-of-State

$25,416

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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