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Oklahoma State - ACT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

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Oklahoma State Description:

Originally called the Oklahoma State Agricultural and Mechanical College, Oklahoma State University at Stillwater is the flagship campus of the Oklahoma State University System. Stillwater is a small city about 50 miles north of Oklahoma City. The university is Stillwater's largest employer. On both the undergraduate and graduate level, Oklahoma State's School of Business draws more students than any of the other colleges. For high achieving undergraduates, OSU's Honors College offers special class sections and research opportunities. In athletics, the Oklahoma State Cowboys compete in the Big 12 Conference.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 25,708 (20,323 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 86% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $7,442 (in-state); $19,457 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,080 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $8,350
  • Other Expenses: $4,730
  • Total Cost: $21,602 (in-state); $33,617 (out-of-state)

Oklahoma State Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 88%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 78%
    • Loans: 43%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $8,111
    • Loans: $5,690

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Animal Sciences, Business Administration, Elementary Education, Finance, Human Development, Journalism, Marketing, Psychology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 79%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 20%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 62%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Oklahoma State Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://education.okstate.edu/space-and-aviation-mission-statement

"Proud of its land grant heritage, Oklahoma State University-Stillwater advances knowledge, enriches lives, and stimulates economic development through instruction, research, outreach, and creative activities."

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