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IPEDS ID: 207500
OPE ID: 00318400
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University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
660 Parrington Oval, Norman, Oklahoma 73019-3072
General information:  (405) 325-0311
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Midsize
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  27,261 (21,011 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  18 to 1
Net Price
Tuition Policies for Servicemembers and
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty1,474322
Research and public service31470
Total graduate assistants-1,818
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$1,043$1,200$848$720-15.1%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$8,060$8,382$8,718$9,1264.7%
Off Campus
Room and board$8,060$8,382$8,718$9,1264.7%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$22,493$23,290$23,441$23,9552.2%
Off Campus$22,493$23,290$23,441$23,9552.2%
Off Campus with Family$14,433$14,908$14,723$14,8290.7%
On Campus$33,446$34,927$35,630$36,7293.1%
Off Campus$33,446$34,927$35,630$36,7293.1%
Off Campus with Family$25,386$26,545$26,912$27,6032.6%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
In-state tuition$4,394
In-state fees$2,892
Out-of-state tuition$16,970
Out-of-state fees$2,892
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee planX
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,97578%————
Grant or scholarship aid2,62268%$20,500,775$7,819
Federal grants86623%$3,763,008$4,345
Pell grants86423%$3,653,146$4,228
Other federal grants772%$109,862$1,427
State/local government grant or scholarships97225%$4,016,663$4,132
Institutional grants or scholarships2,35861%$12,721,104$5,395
Student loan aid1,42837%$10,785,903$7,553
Federal student loans1,40237%$8,055,306$5,746
Other student loans2517%$2,730,597$10,879
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid112,22458%$90,643,120$7,415
Pell grants5,08524%$20,292,562$3,991
Federal student loans7,67337%$54,247,923$7,070
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$16,280$16,780$16,813
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$12,411$13,252$12,803
$30,001 – $48,000$13,815$14,881$13,974
$48,001 – $75,000$16,884$17,644$17,744
$75,001 – $110,000$19,804$20,645$20,657
$110,001 and more$20,451$21,685$21,220
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment27,261
Undergraduate enrollment21,011
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment1,144
Graduate enrollment6,250
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 86%
Part-time: 14%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 51%
Female: 49%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 4%
Asian: 6%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 9%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 62%
Two or more races: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Non-resident alien: 6%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 87%
25 and over: 13%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 56%
Out-of-state: 40%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 3%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 49%
Part-time: 51%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 5%
Enrolled in some distance education: 23%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 72%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 13%
Enrolled in some distance education: 6%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 81%
Undergraduate application fee (2014-2015): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants11,3315,4585,873
Percent admitted81%79%84%
Percent admitted who enrolled45%48%43%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading520670
SAT Math540670
ACT Composite2329
ACT English2230
ACT Math2328
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 85%
Part-time students: 78%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 68 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 67%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 36%
6-year: 66%
8-year: 69%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 37%
6-year: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 64%
Female: 70%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 53%
Asian: 78%
Black or African American: 61%
Hispanic/Latino: 60%
White: 69%
Non-resident alien: 67%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramBachelorMasterDoctorPostgraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Architecture and Related Services
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning-9--
Environmental Design/Architecture4---
Interior Architecture-3--
Landscape Architecture-7--
Category total28230-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies5---
American Indian/Native American Studies84--
Area Studies, Other0d---
Women's Studies4--10
Category total17d4-10
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Botany/Plant Biology332-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology--4-
Microbiology, General8533-
Zoology/Animal Biology11351-
Category total2341111-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General171166-
Business/Managerial Economics19---
Construction Management104d--
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies---0
Finance, General104---
Human Resources Development---46d
Human Resources Management and Services, Other81327-51
Knowledge Management-0d--
Management Information Systems, General4910-8
Marketing/Marketing Management, General79---
Organizational Behavior Studies19410--
Category total661507d6105d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Broadcast Journalism37---
Mass Communication/Media Studies--4-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric105134-
Category total352278-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science34235-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other-0--
Information Science/Studies5d---
Category total39d235-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching-747-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-0--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching43---
Education, General---1
Educational Evaluation and Research---0d
Educational Leadership and Administration, General-2712-
Educational/Instructional Technology-9--
Elementary Education and Teaching76---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education10---
Foreign Language Teacher Education1---
Mathematics Teacher Education6---
Multicultural Education---1
Music Teacher Education1362-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education4---
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-13-
Social Studies Teacher Education12---
Special Education and Teaching, General921-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other-218-
Category total174140332d
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering1840-
Architectural Engineering10---
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-43-
Chemical Engineering6055-
Civil Engineering, General29113-
Computer Engineering, General14---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering411710-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics401-
Engineering, General003-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering921-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering000-
Industrial Engineering45130-
Mechanical Engineering65174-
Petroleum Engineering1122020d
Telecommunications Engineering-5--
Category total40798320d
English Language and Literature/Letters
Creative Writing-4--
English Language and Literature, General4262-
Category total42102-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Arabic Language and Literature6---
Chinese Language and Literature8---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4---
French Language and Literature910-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General50--
Italian Language and Literature2---
Russian Language and Literature3---
Spanish Language and Literature2920-
Category total8530-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling-15--
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management0d---
Category total0d15--
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology443-
History, General5447-
Category total58810-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration51d---
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-0d--
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management---0
Category total51d0d-0
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General-18--
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law---0
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law---0
International Law and Legal Studies-0--
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other---0
Category total-181410
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
Humanities/Humanistic Studies23---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other44---
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies187d155d-5d
Category total254d155d-5d
Library Science
Library and Information Science-55d-0
Category total-55d-0
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General27179-
Category total27179-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
International/Global Studies11512-0
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General4450--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-2166-
Natural Sciences-1--
Category total56022960
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science611-
Environmental Studies170--
Category total2311-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science10376-
Category total10376-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies2---
Religion/Religious Studies16---
Category total3120-
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General29128-
Geology/Earth Science, General17156-
Geophysics and Seismology1142-
Physics, General873-
Category total976431-
Counseling Psychology--9-
Educational Psychology--2-
Psychology, General149513-
Category total149524-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration1128--
Social Work34167--
Category total45195--
Social Sciences
Economics, General31261-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography5---
Political Science and Government, General6864-
Category total2344613-
Transportation and Materials Moving
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General38---
Category total38---
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1420-
Dance, General141--
Design and Visual Communications, General0---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General250--
Film/Cinema/Video Studies46---
Fine/Studio Arts, General575--
Interior Design17---
Music Pedagogy0---
Music Performance, General--13-
Music, General2422--
Musical Theatre7---
Category total2043013-
Grand total3,9131,693351122
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 703
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 222
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 262
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 1027
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $7,391
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $8,258
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $1,897
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $2,097
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined94148
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1913 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools(!)7/1/1923 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs1/22/1988 -  Accredited
Counseling Psychology (COPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs10/25/1988 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1931 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)3/1/2002 - 10/28/2015Resigned
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession101
Drug law violations442925
Liquor law violations10713189
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession100
Drug law violations191316
Liquor law violations141514
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible13617
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft10115
  • Reported Sex offenses-Forcible increased in 2013.
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible11615
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault100
Motor vehicle theft010
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate3.8%4.9%6.9%
Number in default223284411
Number in repayment5,7955,7825,919
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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