Oklahoma Wesleyan University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$26,496
2.87% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$24,501
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.56%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
57.5%
2,370 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,021
53.6% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
34.6%
47 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 (65 degrees awarded), General Business (37 degrees), and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (16 degrees).

In 2019, 320 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. 67.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (215 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $26,496, which is $4,470 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $26,496, which is $4,470 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $24,501.

In 2019, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$26,496
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was $26,496. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is $4,470 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$24,501
2019 Value
5.99%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Oklahoma Wesleyan University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $24,501. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Oklahoma Wesleyan University grew by 5.99%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,344
Room and Board
$900
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was of $8,344 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $900. The cost of room and board did not change between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
73%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 7.87% with respect to 2018, when 89% 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.
7.56%
2017 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was 7.56%, which represents 40 out of the 529 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 2,370 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.42% annual decline. Out of those 2,370 applicants, 1,363 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 57.5% acceptance rate.

There were 1,021 students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2019, and 32% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

57.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,363
Accepted Out of 2,370

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma Wesleyan University was 57.5% (1,363 admissions from 2,370 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −3.42%, while admissions declined by −18%.

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SAT Scores

32%
Submission Percentage
52
Scores Submitted

32% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has a total enrollment of 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 547 students and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 53.6% of students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 62.9% White, 8.42% Two or More Races, 8.13% Black or African American, 7.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.294% Asian, and 0.294% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.5%), followed by White Male (27.8%) and Two or More Races Female (7.14%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (100%), followed by Asian Male (0%) and Asian Female (0%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

53.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,021 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 547 and the part-time enrollment is 474. This means that 53.6% of students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
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 Wesleyan University was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    642
  2. Two or More Races
    86
  3. Black or African American
    83

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is 62.9% White, 8.42% Two or More Races, 8.13% Black or African American, 7.84% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.9% Hispanic or Latino, 0.294% Asian, and 0.294% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 112 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 (215 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is Registered Nursing (65 degrees awarded), followed by General Business (37 degrees) and Other Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services (16 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 (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 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 Registered nurses (1,459,161 people), Accountants & auditors (994,234 people), Other managers (746,206 people), Financial managers (494,054 people), and Chief executives & legislators (383,941 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), Business (108 degrees), and Health (86 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, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), Business (108 degrees), and Health (86 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 Wesleyan University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,770,762 people), Elementary & secondary schools (735,386 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (497,992 people), Computer Systems Design (493,635 people), and Banking & related activities (482,696 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Theology (33 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (3 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (12 degrees), Business (108 degrees), and Health (86 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. 65 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 16 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was Registered Nursing with 65 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

104
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
216
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 104 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, which is 0.481 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (216).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 25 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in General Business, which is 0.556 times less than the 45 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 57 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Registered Nursing, which is 7.13 times more than the 8 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

2%
100% Completion Time
45%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 2% of students graduating from Oklahoma Wesleyan University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 45% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 45% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    215 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is white (215 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (20 degrees).

5.31% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    145 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    70 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is white female (145 degrees awarded). There were 2.07 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (70 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at nearly $7.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $596k (8.06%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, Oklahoma Wesleyan University had a total salary expenditure of $19.4M. Oklahoma Wesleyan University employs 23 Assistant professors, 3 No academic ranks, and 3 Professors. Most academics at Oklahoma Wesleyan University are Female Assistant professors (13), Male Assistant professors(10), and Female No academic ranks (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 45 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 25 employees, and Service with 13 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$7.39M
2019 Endowment
2.08%
growth from 2018

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an endowment valued at about $7.39M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma Wesleyan University grew 2.08% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $31.1M 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. $154k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Oklahoma Wesleyan University received $154k 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

$7.56M
2019 Salaries
2.86%
decline from 2018

In 2019, Oklahoma Wesleyan University paid a median of $7.56M in salaries, which represents 39% of their overall expenditure ($19.4M) and a 2.86% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.6% decline from 2017 and a 1.72% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.6M
Instructional Salaries
33
Number of Employees

In 2019, Oklahoma Wesleyan University paid a total of $1.6M to 33 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

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

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University were Assistant professor with 23 employees; No academic rank with 3 employees; and No academic rank with 3 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 45 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 25 employees; and Service with 13 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female No academic rank

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma Wesleyan University was Female Assistant professor with 13 employees, Male Assistant professor with 10 employees, and Female No academic rank with 3 employees.

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

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