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The Best Colleges in Oklahoma Ranked for 2019

These are the best four year colleges in Oklahoma as ranked by CollegeSimply. This Oklahoma ranking is a subset of our national ranking of the best colleges in America. Our ranking methodology is purely statistical and not subjective in nature. Measuring factors include but are not limited to: student body intellect as indicated by admission scores, graduation rate and admission selectivity. In order to be considered for the ranking, a school must offer four year undergraduate degrees, selectively admit students and be a non-profit institution. Leading the 2019 ranking as the best college in Oklahoma is University of Tulsa.

List of The Best Colleges & Universities in Oklahoma
Rank College National Academic Rank1 National Selectivity Rank2 National Graduation Rank3
1 University of Tulsa 86 153 341
2 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus 143 962 375
3 Oklahoma City University 330 889 554
4 Oklahoma State University Main Campus 385 961 501
5 Oklahoma Christian University 526 602 1,048
6 Oklahoma Baptist University 819 674 833
7 Oral Roberts University 566 1,456 669
8 East Central University 781 274 1,347
9 Oklahoma Wesleyan University 1,086 581 1,047
10 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 1,162 336 1,241
11 Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College 1,637 177 1,376
12 Southwestern Christian University 820 1,057 1,476
13 University of Central Oklahoma 1,636 1,027 1,312
14 Saint Gregorys University 1,644 190 1,458
15 Northeastern State University 1,061 1,506 1,511
16 Bacone College 1,177 919 1,673
17 Southeastern Oklahoma State University 1,645 890 1,459
18 Northwestern Oklahoma State University 1,639 1,235 1,293
19 Southwestern Oklahoma State University 1,646 1,432 1,377
20 Family of Faith College 1,831 1,147 1,526

Ranking Methodology

Overall Rank is calculated based on the following school characteristics.

1National Academic Rank is calculated using standardized test admission data as well as GPA data for admitted freshman.
2National Selectivity Rank is based on admission selectivity for incoming students starting the 2016-2017 academic year.
3National Graduation Rank is based on the percentage of students graduating with bachelor's degrees within six years.