#4 Best Private Colleges in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Christian University

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Christian University overview
Location Edmond, Oklahoma
Online oc.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Churches of Christ
Oklahoma Christian University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Oklahoma Christian University (OCU), located in the suburban expanse of Edmond, Oklahoma, offers students a small university setting just a few miles north of Oklahoma City. Established in 1950, the university has developed a campus that reflects a contemporary style architecture with facilities designed to support an intimate and engaging learning environment. The university offers a range of undergraduate programs, with notable emphasis on disciplines such as Engineering, Business, and Nursing. OCU's academic profile is characterized by a moderately selective application process. The school provides a comprehensive residential experience, with a variety of on-campus housing options available to students. While Oklahoma Christian University may not be primarily recognized for its athletics, it accommodates a number of sports and competes in the NCAA Division II as the Eagles.

In the most recent statistical year 1,634 prospective students applied, and 1,569 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 357 enrolled in the school.  2,081 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 456 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $24,550 plus fees of $598. OC is ranked 824 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2024 U.S. Colleges Ranking.












OC is rated within the lower 39% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards

Oklahoma Christian University overview
SAT 1020/1240
ACT 19/27
GPA 3.62

Applications Accepted

Oklahoma Christian University overview
Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Oklahoma Christian University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$598
Room and Board $8,280
Budget for Other Expenses$4,320
Total One Year Cost$38,948

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$41,800 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

45% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oklahoma Christian University students
Subject Percent of Class
Education 18%
Business 18%
Engineering 11%
Communication 8%
Biology 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207324 IPEDS survey data for Oklahoma Christian University.

Current students may use the Oklahoma Christian University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.