Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$4,943

6.99% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$13,951

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.88%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

74.5%

13,055 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

25,622

79% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

62.7%

2,133 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 (407 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (224 degrees), and General Animal Sciences (198 degrees).

In 2016, 5,950 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. 49.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (4,059 degrees), 10.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (380 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $4,943, which is $-20,913 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $4,943, which is $-20,913 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,951.

In 2016, 76% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$4,943

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $4,943. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $-20,913 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$13,951

2016 Value

1.91%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,951. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew by 1.91%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,860

Room and Board

$1,030

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was of $8,860 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,030. The cost of room and board increased by 1.72% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

76%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

76% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, 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.

6.88%

2015 Default Rate

294

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 6.88%, which represents 294 out of the 4275 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 13,055 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.43% annual growth. Out of those 13,055 applicants, 9,729 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.5% acceptance rate.

There were 25,622 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2016, and 22% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 42.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

9,729

Accepted Out of 13,055

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 74.5% (9,729 admissions from 13,055 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 75.1%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.43%, while admissions grew by 3.59%.

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SAT Scores

22%

Submission Percentage

911

Scores Submitted

22% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 25,622 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 20,229 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,393. This means that 79% 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 66.3% White, 8.39% Two or More Races, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 4.54% Black or African American, 4.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.76% Asian, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (34.5%), followed by White Female (34%) and Two or More Races Female (4.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.4%), followed by White Male (19.3%) and Two or More Races Female (2.75%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,622 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 20,229 and the part-time enrollment is 5,393. This means that 79% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2016 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

    16,975

  2. Two or More Races

    2,150

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,653

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 66.3% White, 8.39% Two or More Races, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 4.54% Black or African American, 4.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.76% Asian, and 0.125% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 186 students (0.726%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 76 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 (4,059 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (380 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (407 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (224 degrees) and General Animal Sciences (198 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 (472 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (365 degrees), and Engineering (683 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 Miscellaneous managers (489,045 people), Physicians & surgeons (419,883 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (358,906 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (302,304 people), and Civil engineers (232,702 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (472 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (365 degrees), Engineering (683 degrees), Transportation (77 degrees), and Biology (326 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 Economists, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Marketing & sales managers, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (472 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (365 degrees), Engineering (683 degrees), Transportation (77 degrees), and Biology (326 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

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 Hospitals (534,557 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (421,521 people), Computer Systems Design (410,050 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (402,092 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (291,820 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (472 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (365 degrees), Engineering (683 degrees), Transportation (77 degrees), and Biology (326 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.

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 407 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 3,013

  2. 2,937

In 2016, 3,013 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 (2,937).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 416 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.76 times more than the 237 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 237 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.57 times less than the 416 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

34%

100% Completion Time

61%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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 (69.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is Female and White (69.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 0.609% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    4,059 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    380 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    265 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,059 degrees awarded). There were 10.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (380 degrees).

0.79% of degree recipients (47 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    2,052 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    2,007 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races Female

    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white female (2,052 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,007 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $385M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.96M (0.768%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $826M. Of that $826M, they spent $324M on salaries and $826M on benefits.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus employs 306 Professors, 285 Associate professors, and 280 Assistant professors. Most academics at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Male Professors (242), Male Assistant professors(173), and Male Associate professors (173).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 962 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 525 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 434 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$385M

2015 Endowment

8.87%

decline from 2014

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $385M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus declined 8.87% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $114M 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. $64.7M - Federal

  2. $14.9M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received $64.7M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $14.9M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$324M

Salary Expenditure

$826M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $826M. Of that $826M, they spent $324M on salaries and $826M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$324M

2015 Salaries

4.2%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a median of $324M in salaries, which represents 39.2% of their overall expenditure ($826M) and a 4.2% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.08% growth from 2013 and a 1.81% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$97.7M

Instructional Salaries

1,147

Number of Employees

In 2015, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a total of $97.7M to 1,147 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

306 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

962 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Professor with 306 employees; Associate professor with 285 employees; and Associate professor with 280 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 962 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 525 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 434 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was Male Professor with 242 employees, Male Assistant professor with 173 employees, and Male Associate professor with 173 employees.

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

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