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Colleges / University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma Overview

University of Oklahoma is a public, state school in a suburban setting in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma was founded in 1890 and the school now enrolls around 31,245 students a year, which includes 22,003 undergrad students. Oklahoma ensures housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! February 1, 2023 is the final deadline to submit an application for the Fall 2023 semester. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by September 1.

Student Involvement at Oklahoma

Are you interested in music or performing? At Oklahoma you can join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Oklahoma 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? Oklahoma has fraternities and sororities.

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

2022 Oklahoma Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.7
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 28%
In-State Tuition $4,920
Out-of-State $21,488
Percent of Need Met 84.9%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $16,162

Is Oklahoma a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a better view of what Oklahoma offers and if the college might be a good choice for you.

Oklahoma Acceptance Rate 2022

The acceptance rate at Oklahoma is 85%. Last year, 17,318 students applied to Oklahoma and 14,760 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Oklahoma

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

Around 88% of students who start at Oklahoma come back for their second year of college. Oklahomahas a six year graduation rate of 76 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Oklahoma Grads

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. 40% of graduates from Oklahoma recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

The average starting salary for recent Oklahoma grads is $54,315 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Oklahoma'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.

Oklahoma's endowment was valued at $1.105 billion in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. For each full-time student, Oklahoma spends about $10,604 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Oklahoma

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.

Oklahoma meets 84.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Oklahoma full-time are awarded $16,162 a year in financial aid, on average.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $31,521 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 aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. 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 Oklahoma.

Based on this information, how does Oklahoma sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Oklahoma a good school for you?

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Where is University of Oklahoma Located?

Oklahoma is located in the suburban setting of Norman, Oklahoma, in the suburbs of Oklahoma City.

If you are interested in seeing Oklahoma for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Norman, 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 Oklahoma and Norman are like without leaving home.

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College Info

660 Parrington Oval Norman, OK 73019-0390

Campus Setting: Suburban

Oklahoma Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oklahoma is Feb 1.

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

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

University of Oklahoma is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Oklahoma ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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Oklahoma SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1150 - 1330


Math SAT Range

570 - 670


Reading SAT Range

580 - 670

Oklahoma Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Oklahoma is like? There are approximately 31,245 students enrolled at Oklahoma, including 22,003 undergraduate students and 9,242 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 63% percent are from OK and 37% percent of students are from other states.


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