University of Central Oklahoma

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$5,760

11.7% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$12,008

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

9.41%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

75%

5,510 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

16,428

68% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

37.9%

629 Graduates

About

University of Central Oklahoma is a higher education institution located in Oklahoma County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Central Oklahoma were General Studies (305 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (178 degrees), and Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene (114 degrees).

In 2016, 3,236 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Oklahoma. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,979 degrees), 7.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (259 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $5,760, which is $-14,400 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $5,760, which is $-14,400 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $12,008.

In 2016, 62% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,760

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Central Oklahoma was $5,760. The cost of tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $-14,400 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$12,008

2016 Value

0.721%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Central Oklahoma had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $12,008. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Central Oklahoma grew by 0.721%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,000

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Oklahoma was of $9,000 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 7.3% 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

62%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

62% of undergraduate students at University of Central Oklahoma received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2015, when 62% 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.

9.41%

2015 Default Rate

336

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Oklahoma was 9.41%, which represents 336 out of the 3571 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

University of Central Oklahoma received 5,510 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 7.58% annual growth. Out of those 5,510 applicants, 4,134 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75% acceptance rate.

There were 16,428 students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma in 2016, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Oklahoma has an overall enrollment yield of 57%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

4,134

Accepted Out of 5,510

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Oklahoma was 75% (4,134 admissions from 5,510 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 69.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 7.58%, while admissions grew by 15.4%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Oklahoma in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Central Oklahoma has a total enrollment of 16,428 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma is 11,178 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,250. This means that 68% of students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Oklahoma, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.7% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Two or More Races, 8.97% Black or African American, 3.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.16% Asian, and 0.164% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.5%), followed by White Male (22.3%) and Two or More Races Female (6.48%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (32.8%), followed by White Male (16.8%) and Black or African American Female (5.06%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

68%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma, both undergraduate and graduate, is 16,428 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma is 11,178 and the part-time enrollment is 5,250. This means that 68% of students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%

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 University of Central Oklahoma was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Central Oklahoma had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    9,317

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,519

  3. Two or More Races

    1,478

The enrolled student population at University of Central Oklahoma is 56.7% White, 9.25% Hispanic or Latino, 9% Two or More Races, 8.97% Black or African American, 3.64% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.16% Asian, and 0.164% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 306 students (1.86%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 726 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Oklahoma. The majority of degree recipients at University of Central Oklahoma are white (1,979 degrees awarded). There were 7.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (259 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Oklahoma is General Studies (305 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (178 degrees) and Occupational Health & Industrial Hygiene (114 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Oklahoma, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (132 degrees), and History (51 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,983,411 people), Secondary school teachers (329,471 people), Education administrators (296,445 people), Miscellaneous managers (241,056 people), and Postsecondary teachers (158,659 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (132 degrees), History (51 degrees), Education (450 degrees), and Communications (155 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 University of Central Oklahoma are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (132 degrees), History (51 degrees), Education (450 degrees), and Communications (155 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 University of Central Oklahoma are Elementary & secondary schools (2,942,690 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (368,034 people), Hospitals (192,745 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (155,379 people), and Legal services (130,448 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Communication Technologies (39 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (132 degrees), History (51 degrees), Education (450 degrees), and Communications (155 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 University of Central Oklahoma.

Most Common

  1. 305 degrees awarded

  2. 178 degrees awarded

  3. 114 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Oklahoma was General Studies with 305 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,255

  2. 1,981

In 2016, 1,255 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Oklahoma, which is 0.634 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,981).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 132 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Oklahoma in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.38 times more than the 96 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 185 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Oklahoma in General Studies, which is 1.54 times more than the 120 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

12%

100% Completion Time

37%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 12% of students graduating from University of Central Oklahoma completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 37% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 42% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (81%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Oklahoma is Female and Asian (81% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and 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, 2.7% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,979 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    259 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    210 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Oklahoma is white (1,979 degrees awarded). There were 7.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (259 degrees).

1.67% of degree recipients (54 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,254 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    725 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    173 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Central Oklahoma is white female (1,254 degrees awarded). There were 1.73 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (725 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Oklahoma has an endowment valued at nearly $27.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $500k (1.79%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, University of Central Oklahoma had a total expenditure of $195M. Of that $195M, they spent $87M on salaries and $195M on benefits.

University of Central Oklahoma employs 193 Professors, 118 Assistant professors, and 96 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Central Oklahoma are Male Professors (110), Female Professors(83), and Female Assistant professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma are: Office and Administrative Support, with 321 employees, Management, with 144 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 106 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$27.9M

2015 Endowment

14.2%

decline from 2014

University of Central Oklahoma has an endowment valued at about $27.9M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Oklahoma declined 14.2% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $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: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $3.13M - Federal

  2. $6.43M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Central Oklahoma received $3.13M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.43M 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.

$87M

Salary Expenditure

$195M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Central Oklahoma had a total expenditure of $195M. Of that $195M, they spent $87M on salaries and $195M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Central Oklahoma as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$87M

2015 Salaries

5.03%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Central Oklahoma paid a median of $87M in salaries, which represents 44.7% of their overall expenditure ($195M) and a 5.03% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.39% growth from 2013 and a 4.93% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$34.6M

Instructional Salaries

513

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Central Oklahoma paid a total of $34.6M to 513 employees working as instructors, which represents 39.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

193 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

321 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma were Professor with 193 employees; Assistant professor with 118 employees; and Assistant professor with 96 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma were Office and Administrative Support with 321 employees; Management with 144 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 106 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma was Male Professor with 110 employees, Female Professor with 83 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 66 employees.

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

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