Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City is a two-year, co-educational, public college located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was established in 1961 as Oklahoma State University Technical Institute.

The schools and colleges under OSU-OKC include:

  • College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology
  • College of Education
  • College of Human Environmental Services
  • William S. Spears School of Business

The university's sports teams are called the Cowboys. The Cowboys participate in baseball, basketball, football, cross country, wrestling, track & field, golf, and tennis. OSU's women participate in basketball, soccer, equestrian, cross country, track & field, softball, golf and tennis.

Notable members of OSU-OKC alumni association include Michele Smith, Olympic gold medalist in softball in 1996 and Frank Lewis, 1936 Olympic gold medalist in wrestling.

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Contacting OSU Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N Portland
Oklahoma City , OK 73107-6195
General Phone: (405) 947-4421

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OSU Oklahoma City Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine145EMT paramedic, registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement123criminal justice and police, fire protection tech, fire-fighting, fire protection
Business and Management79accounting technology, management science, special products marketing, business and related services
Family and Social Work66child care management, social work courses, social service professions
Engineering Technician50engineering technology, construction engineering tech, surveying tech, architectural drafting, engineering technician
Medical Support and Technology34veterinary assistant, sonography and ultrasound tech, radiographer
Medical Administration29health care administration, environmental health
Landscaping and Horticulture28applied horticulture, turf management
Computer Science and Engineering26computer applications programming, computer graphics
Liberal Arts15American Sign Language, sign language translation
Therapy and Counseling12substance abuse counseling
Photography and Commercial Art11commercial art
Construction Trades4electrical and power installer

Number of programs and degrees for OSU Oklahoma City in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years243
Associate's degree56731
Award of less than 1 academic year311

OSU Oklahoma City Student Body

In 2007-2008, OSU Oklahoma City had a total enrollment of 5,824 students (3,704 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 15%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian 5%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 16%
20-21 15%
22-24 17%
25-29 19%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 8%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

OSU Oklahoma City Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 42 %
Part-Time 29 %

OSU Oklahoma City Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

OSU Oklahoma City Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

OSU Oklahoma City Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,336
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 6,224
Books and supplies $ 1,320

Financial Aid:
OSU Oklahoma City participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 964700)

OSU Oklahoma City Faculty

OSU Oklahoma City has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1817

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year3$77,8442*
Associate professorcalendar year4$64,2879$66,251
Assistant professorcalendar year2*2*
Instructorcalendar year3$64,9882*
All faculty totalcalendar year12$68,26815$64,962

*: 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*0*
Associate professoracademic year11$51,11013$52,665
Assistant professoracademic year5$50,4196$48,362
Instructoracademic year10$40,6026$38,945
All faculty totalacademic year27$47,42425$48,339

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

OSU Oklahoma City Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business, Management, Marketing & Related Support Services, Other
Management Science, General
Special Products Marketing Operations

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Graphics
Computer Programming, Specific Applications

Construction Trades
Electrical and Power Transmission Installers, Other

Engineering Technician
Architectural Drafting and Architectural CAD/CADD
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other
Engineering Technology, General
Surveying Technology/Surveying

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
Social Work, Other

Landscaping And Horticulture
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Turf and Turfgrass Management

Liberal Arts
American Sign Language (ASL)
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Medical Administration
Environmental Health
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer & Ultrasound Technician
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician/Veterinary Assistant

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Fire Protection and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Protection, Other
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

Therapy And Counseling
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

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OSU Oklahoma City Highlights

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What Sets OSU Oklahoma City Apart:

% of degrees in security and law enforcement
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Top 8%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in security and law enforcement
% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 9%OSU Oklahoma City % of full-time faculty on tenure track
% of degrees in family and social work
(vs. all colleges)
Top 11%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in family and social work
% of degrees in engineering technician
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in engineering technician
Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
(vs. all colleges)
Top 12%OSU Oklahoma City Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
% of degrees in computer science and engineering
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 12%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in computer science and engineering
% of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
(vs. all colleges)
Top 13%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in landscaping and horticulture
Number of students
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Top 13%OSU Oklahoma City Number of students
Number of degree programs
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%OSU Oklahoma City Number of degree programs
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%OSU Oklahoma City % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine

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checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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