Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,190
5% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$14,513
After Financial Aid
2016 Student Loan
7.08%
Default Rate
2017 Acceptance Rate
74.3%
13,635 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
25,295
78.8% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
62%
2,264 Graduates

About

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Payne County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (393 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (246 degrees), and General Studies (224 degrees).

In 2017, 5,933 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. 49.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,004 degrees), 8.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (454 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,190, which is $-21,310 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,190, which is $-21,310 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,513.

In 2017, 73% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,190
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $5,190. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $-21,310 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$14,513
2017 Value
4.03%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,513. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew by 4.03%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,840
Room and Board
$1,260
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was of $8,840 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,260. The cost of room and board decreased by 0.226% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 22.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
43%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

73% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.95% with respect to 2016, when 76% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
7.08%
2016 Default Rate
295
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 7.08%, which represents 295 out of the 4167 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received 13,635 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.44% annual growth. Out of those 13,635 applicants, 10,128 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.3% acceptance rate.

There were 25,295 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2017, and 21% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 41.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
10,128
Accepted Out of 13,635

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 74.3% (10,128 admissions from 13,635 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 74.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 4.44%, while admissions grew by 4.1%.

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SAT Scores

21%
Submission Percentage
886
Scores Submitted

21% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 25,295 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 19,933 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,362. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.7% White, 9.04% Two or More Races, 7.08% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Black or African American, 4.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.8% Asian, and 0.111% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.1%), followed by White Female (33.8%) and Two or More Races Female (5.03%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.1%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.98%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,295 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 19,933 and the part-time enrollment is 5,362. This means that 78.8% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    16,630
  2. Two or More Races
    2,287
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,790

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 65.7% White, 9.04% Two or More Races, 7.08% Hispanic or Latino, 4.41% Black or African American, 4.19% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.8% Asian, and 0.111% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 110 students (0.435%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 81 fewer women than men received degrees from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are white (4,004 degrees awarded). There were 8.82 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (454 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (393 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (246 degrees) and General Studies (224 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (523 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (296 degrees), and Engineering (694 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Software developers (347,165 people), Other managers (345,707 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (300,438 people), Civil engineers (229,976 people), and Mechanical engineers (172,049 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (523 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (296 degrees), Engineering (694 degrees), Transportation (80 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (40 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Personal financial advisors, Surgeons, Dentists, Sales representatives of services, except advertising, insurance, financial services, and travel, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (523 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (296 degrees), Engineering (694 degrees), Transportation (80 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (40 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Architectural, engineering & related services (509,377 people), Computer Systems Design (396,344 people), Construction (288,845 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (208,027 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (182,178 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (523 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (296 degrees), Engineering (694 degrees), Transportation (80 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (40 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.
Most Common
  1. 393 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 246 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 224 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 393 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 3,007
  2. 2,926

In 2017, 3,007 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is 1.03 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,926).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 354 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.64 times more than the 216 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 216 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.61 times less than the 354 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 34% of students graduating from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (69.8%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is Female and White (69.8% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.133% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,004 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    454 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    280 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,004 degrees awarded). There were 8.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (454 degrees).

0.539% of degree recipients (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,025 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,979 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    234 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white female (2,025 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,979 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $387M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.09M (0.281%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $836M. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus employs 310 Professors, 269 Associate professors, and 266 Assistant professors. Most academics at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Male Professors (237), Male Assistant professors(169), and Male Associate professors (160).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1050 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 491 employees, and Service with 370 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$387M
2017 Endowment
4.21%
growth from 2016

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $387M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew 4.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $100M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $69.5M - Federal
  2. $10.5M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received $69.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $10.5M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$330M
2017 Salaries
1.35%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a median of $330M in salaries, which represents 39.5% of their overall expenditure ($836M) and a 1.35% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.26% growth from 2015 and a 4.2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$101M
Instructional Salaries
1,160
Number of Employees

In 2017, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a total of $101M to 1,160 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $61.3M (31.9%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
310 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1050 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Professor with 310 employees; Associate professor with 269 employees; and Associate professor with 266 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 1,050 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 491 employees; and Service with 370 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was Male Professor with 237 employees, Male Assistant professor with 169 employees, and Male Associate professor with 160 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.

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