Bacone College

Overview of Bacone College

Bacone is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Muskogee, OK. The school has a American Baptist religious affiliation. Bacone is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The most common major fields study at Bacone include education and teaching, nutrition and exercise therapy.

Bacone Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. Of people who applied to Bacone in 2007-2008, 40% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007-2008 was 380 to 460 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 360 and 467.

Student Body

Bacone, in 2007-2008, had 884 students (884 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

The school is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Bacone belong to the Red River Athletic Conference, Red River Athletic Conference, Red River Athletic Conference, Red River Athletic Conference for major sports. Student athletes can receive financial aid in some cases.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Bacone

Bacone College
2299 Old Bacone Rd
Muskogee , OK 74403-1597

Bacone Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medical Support and Technology32radiation therapist, sonography and ultrasound tech
Business and Management24business management, accounting, MIS
Education and Teaching23early childhood education
Nursing and Emergency Medicine22registered nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10health and physical education, sports and fitness management
Security and Law Enforcement8criminal justice and police
Liberal Arts5general studies, sociology
Art Studies3art studies
Medical Administration2medical records tech
Religion and Philosophy1pre-ministerial studies
Conservation and Resource Management1conservation
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Number of programs and degrees for Bacone in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree7516
Bachelor's degree588

Bacone Student Body

In 2007-2008, Bacone had a total enrollment of 884 students (884 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 63%
Women 37%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 33%
Black 24%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian 35%
Unknown 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 25%
20-21 21%
22-24 19%
25-29 11%
30-34 7%
35-39 6%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%
Puerto Rico1%
New Jersey1%

Bacone Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 29 %
Part-Time 38 %

Bacone Room and Board (2007)

Bacone offers campus housing for 520 of its 884 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Muskogee, Oklahoma for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oklahoma Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 10 meals per week.

Bacone Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal380460
SAT Math360467
ACT Verbal1520
ACT Math1619
ACT Composite1620

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerequired
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT20%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT71%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Bacone Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 10,418
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 10,418
Room and board $ 7,000
Books and supplies $ 2,000
Other expenses $ 1,700

Financial Aid:
Bacone participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 314700)

Bacone Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1217

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Associate professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*3$43,000
All faculty totalcalendar year1*5$46,600

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year1*2*
Associate professoracademic year3$46,7053$46,813
Assistant professoracademic year7$42,0165$37,717
Instructoracademic year0*2*
All faculty totalacademic year11$44,41312$42,154

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Bacone Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Red River Athletic Conference
Basketball Red River Athletic Conference
Baseball Red River Athletic Conference
Track Red River Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports7972151

Bacone Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Natural Resources/Conservation, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching

Liberal Arts
General Studies


Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Health and Physical Education, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Religion And Philosophy
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science

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Bacone Highlights

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What Sets Bacone Apart:

% students on athletic fin. aid
(vs. all colleges)
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% of degrees in education and teaching
(vs. all colleges)
Top 7%Bacone % of degrees in education and teaching
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%Bacone Dorm rooms per full-time student
% of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%Bacone % of degrees in nutrition and exercise therapy
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Bacone Number of degree programs
Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Bacone Selectivity (based on % of applicants accepted)
Number of students
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 18%Bacone Number of students
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Bacone Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
Minority % of student body
(colleges not offering open-admission)
Top 19%Bacone Minority % of student body

checked American Baptist affiliation
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Offers athletic scholarships

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