Oklahoma Wesleyan University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,424
3.5% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$25,273
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
7.18%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
82.7%
2,376 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
934
61% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
34.9%
65 Graduates

About

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a higher education institution located in Washington County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oklahoma Wesleyan University were Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), General Business (33 degrees), and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (12 degrees).

In 2020, 300 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. 64.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (225 degrees), 5.49 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (41 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $27,424, which is $4,894 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $27,424, which is $4,894 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,273.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 69% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$27,424
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was $27,424. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $4,894 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$25,273
2020 Value
3.15%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Oklahoma Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,273. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Oklahoma Wesleyan University grew by 3.15%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,470
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was of $8,470 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board increased by 1.51% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
69%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 10.4% with respect to 2019, when 96% 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.
7.18%
2018 Default Rate
37
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was 7.18%, which represents 37 out of the 515 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 Wesleyan University received 2,376 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 0.253% annual growth. Out of those 2,376 applicants, 1,964 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.7% acceptance rate.

There were 934 students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2020, and 37% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 8.55%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,964
Accepted Out of 2,376

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University was 82.7% (1,964 admissions from 2,376 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 57.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 0.253%, while admissions grew by 44.1%.

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SAT Scores

37%
Submission Percentage
62
Scores Submitted

37% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a total enrollment of 934 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 570 students and the part-time enrollment is 364. This means that 61% of students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 58.5% White, 8.89% Black or African American, 8.89% Hispanic or Latino, 7.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.42% Two or More Races, 0.214% Asian, and 0.214% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (26.6%), followed by White Male (26.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (7.04%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Male (50%), followed by White Male (50%) and Asian Male (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 934 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 570 and the part-time enrollment is 364. This means that 61% of students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2020 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 Wesleyan University was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Oklahoma Wesleyan University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    546
  2. Black or African American
    83
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    83

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 58.5% White, 8.89% Black or African American, 8.89% Hispanic or Latino, 7.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, 6.42% Two or More Races, 0.214% Asian, and 0.214% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 14 students (1.5%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 88 more women than men received degrees from Oklahoma Wesleyan University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is white (225 degrees awarded). There were 5.49 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (41 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is Registered Nursing (68 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (33 degrees) and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (12 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), and Business (105 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 Wesleyan University are Accountants & auditors (983,114 people), Other managers (737,041 people), Financial managers (489,257 people), Chief executives & legislators (384,486 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (268,261 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Business (105 degrees), Physical Sciences (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Surgeons, Physicians, Advertising sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Business (105 degrees), Physical Sciences (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 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 Wesleyan University are Elementary & secondary schools (595,453 people), Computer Systems Design (511,183 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (507,564 people), Banking & related activities (478,260 people), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments (402,780 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (21 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (10 degrees), Business (105 degrees), Physical Sciences (6 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (8 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 Wesleyan University.
Most Common
  1. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 12 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was Registered Nursing with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

106
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
194
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, which is 0.546 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (194).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 29 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in General Business, which is 0.784 times less than the 37 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Registered Nursing, which is 10.3 times more than the 6 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

31%
100% Completion Time
35%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 31% of students graduating from Oklahoma Wesleyan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 35% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 35% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (50%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (50% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 4.62% 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
    225 degrees awarded
  2. American Indian or Alaska Native
    41 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is white (225 degrees awarded). There were 5.49 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, american indian or alaska native (41 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    151 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    74 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is white female (151 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (74 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $8.26M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $420k (5.09%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Oklahoma Wesleyan University had a total salary expenditure of $19.6M. Oklahoma Wesleyan University employs 22 Assistant professors, 4 Instructors, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Male Assistant professors (11), Female Assistant professors(11), and Female Instructors (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 39 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$8.26M
2020 Endowment
11.8%
growth from 2019

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $8.26M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma Wesleyan University grew 11.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.4M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Small Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $144k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Oklahoma Wesleyan University received $144k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$8.25M
2020 Salaries
9.02%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Oklahoma Wesleyan University paid a median of $8.25M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($19.6M) and a 9.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.86% decline from 2018 and a 10.6% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.68M
Instructional Salaries
32
Number of Employees

In 2020, Oklahoma Wesleyan University paid a total of $1.68M to 32 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University were Assistant professor with 22 employees; Instructor with 4 employees; and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 39 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Instructor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was Male Assistant professor with 11 employees, Female Assistant professor with 11 employees, and Female Instructor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

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