Southern Nazarene University is on a 40-acre campus in the suburban setting of Bethany, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City.
Southern Nazarene University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Southern Nazarene University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Southern Nazarene University has the Business Gaming Team. In fact, more students participate in the 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.
Southern Nazarene University students' favorite campus events are Lip Sync Contest, Homecoming and Pow-Wow Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at Southern Nazarene University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for senior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||No|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||63%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||828|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||700|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||36.5%|
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 2022, 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 1,529 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 700 students chose to live in campus housing. 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.
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 university, funding, and competition 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||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Golf||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
|Equestrian Sports||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
|Tennis||√||√||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport||√||√|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southern Nazarene University, take Interstate 40/Interstate 35 to Bethany, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.
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