Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian university based in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. It was established by the Wesleyan Church in 1959 with the purpose of providing higher education to Wesleyan youth within a Christian environment. The university offers a variety of academic programs through the following schools:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Religion & Philosophy

Oklahoma Wesleyan University sponsors sports teams in basketball, volleyball, golf, soccer, track and field, cross country, and tennis. Available clubs and organizations include the Small Group Bible Studies Club, The Altar, Operation Saturation, and the Summer Ministry Teams. Grants, loans, and scholarships offered by the college include the Alumni Dependent Grant, Multiple Student Grant, the Wesleyan Ministerial Loan/Grant, and the Valedictorian Salutatorian Award.

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Contacting Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Oklahoma Wesleyan University
2201 Silver Lake Rd
Bartlesville , OK 74006-6299
General Phone: (918) 333-6151

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Oklahoma Wesleyan University Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine106registered nursing, nursing science
Business and Management97business, business management, human resources, marketing studies
Religion and Philosophy24religion, bible studies, missionary studies, religious music, theology, pastoral counseling and ministries, theology and religious vocations
Liberal Arts23general studies
Therapy and Counseling10psychology
Education and Teaching8elementary school teaching, math teaching, music teaching, physical education teaching
Science6biology, physical sciences, chemistry
Media4communication studies
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy2exercise science
Computer Science and Engineering1computer science

Number of programs and degrees for Oklahoma Wesleyan University in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree21826
Associate's degree296
Master's degree392

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Student Body

In 2007-2008, Oklahoma Wesleyan University had a total enrollment of 1,046 students (948 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 94%
Graduate 6%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 76%
Black 5%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 11%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 13%
20-21 18%
22-24 12%
25-29 9%
30-34 12%
35-39 12%
40-49 16%
50-64 2%

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

State unknown3%
South Dakota2%
New York1%

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 62 %
Part-Time 83 %

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Room and Board (2007)

Oklahoma Wesleyan University offers campus housing for 325 of its 948 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Bartlesville, 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.

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Admissions and Selectivity

Application Requirements:

Years of College Work Before Admittancerecommended

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,685
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,685
Room and board $ 6,050
Room charge $ 3,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,850
Books and supplies $ 900
Other expenses $ 3,300

Financial Aid:
Oklahoma Wesleyan University participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 315100)

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Faculty

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: 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 year6$47,8540*
Associate professoracademic year5$42,0571*
Assistant professoracademic year5$46,2092*
Instructoracademic year3$40,1701*
All faculty totalacademic year19$44,6834$40,524

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

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Baseball Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference
Track Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports475198

Oklahoma Wesleyan University Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Marketing, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching

Liberal Arts
General Studies

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music, General

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Religion And Philosophy
Bible/Biblical Studies
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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What Sets Oklahoma Wesleyan University Apart:

% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 19%Oklahoma Wesleyan University % students 40 years or older

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