Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,366
0% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$15,325
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
5.29%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
70%
15,277 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
24,079
78.4% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
61.3%
2,544 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 (409 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (304 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (258 degrees).

In 2019, 6,246 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. 51.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 48.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,164 degrees), 8.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (499 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,366, which is $-23,134 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,366, which is $-23,134 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,325.

In 2019, 74% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,366
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $5,366. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $-23,134 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$15,325
2019 Value
2.11%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,325. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew by 2.11%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,996
Room and Board
$1,300
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was of $8,996 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 0.626% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies increased by 2.36% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

74%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

74% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

This chart compares the average award discount at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (in red) with that of other similar universities.

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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.
5.29%
2017 Default Rate
228
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 5.29%, which represents 228 out of the 4313 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 15,277 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 6.05% annual growth. Out of those 15,277 applicants, 10,691 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70% acceptance rate.

There were 24,079 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2019, and 24% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 39.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
10,691
Accepted Out of 15,277

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 70% (10,691 admissions from 15,277 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 73.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 6.05%, while admissions grew by 0.583%.

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SAT Scores

24%
Submission Percentage
1,010
Scores Submitted

24% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 24,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 18,884 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,195. This means that 78.4% 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 66.6% White, 8.63% Two or More Races, 7.61% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.09% Black or African American, 2.08% Asian, and 0.0914% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (34.8%), followed by White Female (33.8%) and Two or More Races Female (4.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.9%), followed by White Male (19.2%) and Two or More Races Female (3.95%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,079 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 18,884 and the part-time enrollment is 5,195. This means that 78.4% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2019 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a retention rate approximately the same as its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    16,028
  2. Two or More Races
    2,077
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,833

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 66.6% White, 8.63% Two or More Races, 7.61% Hispanic or Latino, 4.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.09% Black or African American, 2.08% Asian, and 0.0914% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 36 students (0.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 184 more women than men received degrees from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,164 degrees awarded). There were 8.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (499 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (409 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (304 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (258 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 (589 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), and Engineering (775 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 (429,356 people), Physicians (417,113 people), Other managers (392,799 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (334,985 people), and Civil engineers (270,794 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (589 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Engineering (775 degrees), Transportation (88 degrees), and Biology (407 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 Surgeons, Chief executives & legislators, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Diagnostic medical sonographers, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (589 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Engineering (775 degrees), Transportation (88 degrees), and Biology (407 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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (498,256 people), Computer Systems Design (456,752 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (438,723 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (431,073 people), and Construction (305,444 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (589 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (289 degrees), Engineering (775 degrees), Transportation (88 degrees), and Biology (407 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. 409 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 304 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 258 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 409 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

3,031
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
3,215
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 3,031 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is 0.943 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,215).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 332 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.31 times more than the 253 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 253 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.762 times less than the 332 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 38% 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, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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 (69.4%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is Female and White (69.4% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 0.472% of graduates (12 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,164 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    499 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    407 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,164 degrees awarded). There were 8.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (499 degrees).

0.528% of degree recipients (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,183 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,981 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    262 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white female (2,183 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,981 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $442M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $5.72M (1.29%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $846M. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus employs 317 Professors, 286 Assistant professors, and 258 Associate professors. Most academics at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Male Professors (238), Male Assistant professors(168), and Male Associate professors (161).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1094 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 552 employees, and Service with 347 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$442M
2019 Endowment
8.31%
growth from 2018

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $442M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew 8.31% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $131M 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. $68.5M - Federal
  2. $8.66M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received $68.5M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $8.66M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$346M
2019 Salaries
3.77%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a median of $346M in salaries, which represents 40.8% of their overall expenditure ($846M) and a 3.77% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.931% growth from 2017 and a 1.35% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$111M
Instructional Salaries
1,230
Number of Employees

In 2019, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a total of $111M to 1,230 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
317 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1094 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Professor with 317 employees; Assistant professor with 286 employees; and Assistant professor with 258 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 1,094 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 552 employees; and Service with 347 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 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was Male Professor with 238 employees, Male Assistant professor with 168 employees, and Male Associate professor with 161 employees.

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

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