University Of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University Of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University of Oklahoma, also known as OU, is a coeducational, public research university located in Oklahoma, United States. It was founded in the year 1890. The Princeton Review (2007 edition) named the University of Oklahoma one of its "Best Value" colleges. The university offers over 150 bachelor programs, more than 155 master programs, and over 70 doctorate programs. The Norman campus is organized into several colleges catering to different areas of study. The OU-Norman campus is divided into three sections:

  • Main campus
  • North campus
  • South campus

The University of Oklahoma's sports teams are nicknamed the Sooners. They participate in the NCAA's Division I-Bowl Subdivision and in the South Division of the Big 12 Conference.

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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
660 Parrington Oval
Norman , OK 73019-3072
General Phone: (405) 325-0311

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University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts1,469African-American studies, Native American studies, women's studies, linguistics, Chinese language, Russian language, Germanic languages and literature, French language, Spanish language, ...
Business and Management1,167business management, accounting, managerial economics, finance, organizational behavior, human resources management, MIS, knowledge management, management science, ...
Science503biochemistry, botany, microbiology, zoology, astronomy, astrophysics, meteorology, chemistry, geology, ...
Engineering455aerospace engineering, architectural engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, engineering physics, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering, ...
Media443communication studies, journalism, broadcast journalism, advertising
Education and Teaching322educational administration, instructional media design, social foundations of education, special ed, school counseling, adult education, elementary school teaching, early childhood education, teacher education, ...
Therapy and Counseling207psychology, counseling psychology, educational psychology, community health services
Family and Social Work198public administration, social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy91exercise science
Architecture and Planning88architecture, urban planning, environmental design, landscape architecture
Fine Arts71fine arts, art history and criticism
Computer Science and Engineering70information science, computer science, computer networking, computer engineering
Music61music, music performance
Real Estate and Construction Management51construction management
Drama and Performing Arts50dance, drama
Photography and Commercial Art45film studies
Religion and Philosophy45philosophy, religion
Transportation38aviation tech
Design29interior design
Art Studies9visual and performing arts, art studies
Conservation and Resource Management9environmental science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree3,81787
Master's degree1,47670
Doctor's degree17343
First-professional degree1641

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus had a total enrollment of 26,068 students (21,467 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 99%
Part-Time 1%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 72%
Graduate 26%
First Professional 2%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 73%
Black 6%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 5%
American Indian 7%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 21%
20-21 25%
22-24 23%
25-29 14%
30-34 6%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

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

(International Students)1%

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 84 %
Part-Time 48 %

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Room and Board (2007)

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus offers campus housing for 5,665 of its 21,467 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Norman, 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 12 meals per week.

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal520640
SAT Math540650
ACT Verbal2229
ACT Math2128
ACT Composite2328

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrequired
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programnot required
Recommendationsnot required
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT39%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT88%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,423
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 17,404
Room and board $ 7,376
Room charge $ 4,038
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,338
Books and supplies $ 958
Other expenses $ 4,591

Financial Aid:
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 318400)

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Faculty

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track15294
Non-tenured and not on tenure track252188

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year53$143,72811$142,905
Associate professorcalendar year21$112,88115$105,168
Assistant professorcalendar year7$86,1347$61,466
Instructorcalendar year3$51,7190*
Lecturercalendar year6$41,2086$47,621
All faculty totalcalendar year90$122,14939$99,114

*: 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 year258$111,92952$93,445
Associate professoracademic year182$74,996107$69,663
Assistant professoracademic year155$62,952112$59,741
Instructoracademic year30$42,44059$34,845
Lectureracademic year24$48,04721$41,978
No academic rankacademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year651$84,329351$62,511

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

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Big Twelve Conference
Basketball Big Twelve Conference
Baseball Big Twelve Conference
Track Big Twelve Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports5794151

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Degree Programs (2007)

Architecture And Planning
Architecture (BArch, BA/BS, MArch, MA/MS, PhD)
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Environmental Design/Architecture
Landscape Architecture (BS, BSLA, BLA, MSLA, MLA, PhD)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Finance, General
Human Resources Management and Services, Other
Knowledge Management
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Interior Design

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

Education And Teaching
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Special Education and Teaching, General
Teacher Education/Profess Development, Levels & Methods, Other

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Architectural Engineering
Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering, General
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
Engineering Physics
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Petroleum Engineering

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Social Work

Fine Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Fine/Studio Arts, General

Law (LLB, JD)

Liberal Arts
African-American/Black Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International/Global Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies

Mathematics, General

Broadcast Journalism
Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Music Performance, General
Music, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Real Estate And Construction Management
Construction Management

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Botany/Plant Biology
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geophysics and Seismology
Microbiology, General
Physics, General
Zoology/Animal Biology

Therapy And Counseling
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Educational Psychology
Psychology, General

Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General

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