In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Oklahoma was $4,920 a year for in-state students and $21,488 a year for out-of-state students.
Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.
Remember, the displayed price of tuition doesn't tell the full story. Many students pay much less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. And, student loans can make thecost of college more manageable until you're done with college.
Tuition for international students at University of Oklahoma is $21,488 per year.
University of Oklahoma is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $4,920 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For non-Oklahoma residents, out-of-state tuition is $21,488 a year.
Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.
Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state residency can cut the cost of college tuition. Take the time to check your state's rules for in-state residency. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria too, depending on where you live.
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Oklahoma has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.
International students at University of Oklahoma can expect to pay around $21,488 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.
International students usually do not qualify for for federal financial aid, but should research private or school-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at Oklahoma:
International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.
Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when estimating the cost of attendance for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Oklahoma.
Housing and campus dining at Oklahoma costs $15,780 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the Oklahoma's on-campus cafeterias and dining facilities.
Meal-plan costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.
The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy books from students who have already taken the course.
The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.
There may be optional fees associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Many schools have resources so that those with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.
The total cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you drive, fly, or take public transportation to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus easy to get around on foot? Do you own a car, or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these factors can make a big difference in your transportation budget. At Oklahoma, freshman are allowed to park on campus.
The location of a college or university can impact the amount you'll have to spend just to get around. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, transportation in a city is often pricey, but there may be more buses, trains and affordable flights to actually get to school. The University of Oklahoma campus is in a suburban setting in Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City.
When creating a budget for college, don’t forget to take into account the cost of things like movies, takeouts, furniture or appliances for your dorm or housing, and essentials like laundry detergent, toothpaste and toilet paper.
Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of what is really costs to go to Oklahoma.
What will the cost of attending Oklahoma be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.
|2022 Total Tuition and Expenses|
|Room and Board||$15,780|
The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.
Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.
In 2022, 8,537 of the 22,003 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Oklahoma meets 84.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.
The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,162 a year. Around 46% of Oklahoma undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Oklahoma graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $31,521 of student loan debt.
The average debt for each loan type varies.
|Average Debt By Loan Type|
|Most Common Loans for Oklahoma Students|
Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Oklahoma financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.
Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.
In 2022, Oklahoma awarded 4,993 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $61.9 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $11.11 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.
The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.
Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Oklahoma students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.
When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.
The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at Oklahoma was $16,162 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Oklahoma seem more manageable.
|Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students|
|Net In-state, Off-campus||$-6,050|
Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.
What will attending Oklahoma really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.
As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Oklahoma's net cost calculator on their website.
Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.
Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.
Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even if you qualify for a waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.
Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.
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