Private 4 Year

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Wesleyan University overview
Location Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Online okwu.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Town
Religious Affiliation Wesleyan
Oklahoma Wesleyan University overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU), located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, approximately 50 miles north of Tulsa, is a private evangelical Christian university that was established in 1909. The campus is noted for its classic collegiate architecture and suburban setting, providing a scenic backdrop for the university's faith-based educational experience. OKWU offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs with a notable emphasis on areas of study such as nursing, business, education, and theology. The university practices a moderately selective admissions process. Housing options are available on campus, offering a variety of living environments for students. While OKWU is not particularly distinguished for its athletic programs, it participates in the NAIA and offers a variety of sports under the team name the Eagles.

In the most recent statistical year 800 prospective students applied, and 417 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 199 enrolled in the school.  642 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 206 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $28,556 plus fees of $1,706.












OKWU is rated within the lower 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

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Admission Standards

Extremely Easy
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SAT 930/1100
ACT 17/22
GPA 3.38

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$900
Other Fees$1,706
Room and Board $9,118
Budget for Other Expenses$3,850
Total One Year Cost$44,130

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$55,300 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

45% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Oklahoma Wesleyan University students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 43%
Business 24%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 7%
Theology and Religious Vvocations 6%
Philosophy and Religious Studies 5%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206835 IPEDS survey data for Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

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