Skip Navigation
College Navigator
College Navigator

Name of School

States (use map for more than 1 state)

use map
close
ZIP Code 
 
select

Programs/Majors

 0 Items Selected

Level of Award  help

Institution Type help

graphic
 
blank
waiting for map to load
Loading map...

IPEDS ID: 206862
OPE ID: 00314900
add to favorites
Southern Nazarene University
6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008
General information:  (405) 789-6400
Website:  www.snu.edu/
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  1,507 (912 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services, Fall 2022
3% or less
High school students enrolled in college courses for credit, 2022-2023
5
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Religious Affiliation
Church of the Nazarene
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Academic
Noncredit education offered
Institution does not offer noncredit education
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty75108
Instructional75108
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
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 year2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
Tuition and fees$26,000$27,000$28,600$29,6003.5%
Books and supplies$1,500$1,600$1,460$1,5405.5%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Food and Housing$10,300$10,300$7,900$9,56021.0%
Other expenses$2,400$3,500$3,392$5,45760.9%
Off Campus
Food and Housing$11,000$9,000$10,070$10,9268.5%
Other expenses$2,400$3,500$3,784$5,86655.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other expenses$9,500$3,500$3,784$5,86655.0%
Total Expenses2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
On Campus$40,200$42,400$41,352$46,15711.6%
Off Campus$40,900$41,100$43,914$47,9329.1%
Off Campus with Family$37,000$32,100$33,844$37,0069.3%
close
This calculator uses estimated student expenses data to estimate the total tuition and fees charged over the duration of a typical 4-year program at this school.
1. Select starting academic year
2. Select tuition inflation rate
 
 

% (0-100 allowed)
  • The output is only an estimate and not a guarantee of the actual amount the student may be charged; it is not binding on the Secretary, the institution of higher education, or the State; and it may change, subject to the availability of financial assistance, State appropriations, and other factors. The student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be eligible for, and receive, an actual financial aid award that includes federal grant, loan, or work-study assistance.
  • The estimated price does not include Food and Housing, books and supplies, etc. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
  • Estimated yearly tuition and fees may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Estimate the total tuition and fee costs over the duration of a typical program.
 Multiyear Tuition Calculator
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2023-2024
Tuition$13,008
Fees$1,600
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2022-2023
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid1256100%————
Grant or scholarship aid256100%$5,633,846$22,007
Federal grants12749%$805,109$6,339
Pell grants12749%$729,793$5,746
Other federal grants11143%$75,316$679
State/local government grant or scholarships9135%$583,325$6,410
Institutional grants or scholarships25599%$4,245,412$16,649
Student loan aid15058%$990,161$6,601
Federal student loans15058%$804,818$5,365
Other student loans156%$185,343$12,356
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Degree/certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid11,25082%$20,748,896$16,599
Pell grants69246%$3,274,332$4,732
Federal student loans91060%$6,747,939$7,415
Non-degree/non-certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid1(*)33%(*)(*)
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
  • (*) Average amounts are withheld to preserve the confidentiality of individuals.

  • 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 were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2020-20212021-20222022-2023
Average net price$20,535$22,098$19,825
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2020-20212021-20222022-2023
$0 – $30,000$15,778$18,260$15,195
$30,001 – $48,000$17,582$17,823$15,470
$48,001 – $75,000$22,988$21,549$19,579
$75,001 – $110,000$23,214$23,555$23,086
$110,001 and more$22,555$27,174$24,765
  • 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, books and supplies, and the weighted average for Food and Housing 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 awarded 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.
Net Price Calculator
An institution’s net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.
Visit this institution's net price calculator
Fall 2022
Total enrollment1,507
Undergraduate enrollment912
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment66
Graduate enrollment595
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 97%
Part-time: 3%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 50%
Female: 50%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 3%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 10%
Hispanic/Latino: 22%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 50%
Two or more races: 10%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
U.S. Nonresident: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 65%
25 and over: 35%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 68%
Out-of-state: 30%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 2%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 1%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 59%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 40%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 56%
Part-time: 44%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 47%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 8%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 44%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
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: 89%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
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 without completing at the current 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, 79 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 49%
Transfer-out rate: 1%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
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 2015]
4-year: 38%
6-year: 47%
8-year: 48%
[Began in Fall 2017]
4-year: 31%
6-year: 37%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2015 or Fall 2017
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: 33%
Female: 41%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 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: 40%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 14%
Hispanic/Latino: 46%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 40%
Two or more races: 31%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
U.S. Nonresident: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 48%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 34%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 33%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 44%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 58%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 27%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 69%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 17%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 63%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 16%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 72%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 18%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 47%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 36%
[Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 40%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 50%
[Non-Pell]
Received a Bachelor's degree: 49%
Enrolled at same institution: 3%
Enrolled at different institution: 31%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2022-2023
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctor
  • 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.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry-9--
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-5--
Environmental Biology-2--
Category total-16--
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting-3--
Business Administration and Management, General-8073-
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-512-
Business/Commerce, General13d-13d-
Finance, General-1--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-9--
Organizational Behavior Studies-52--
Category total13d15098d-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Mass Communication/Media Studies-9--
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other-0--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-0--
Category total-9--
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services
Graphic Communications, General-3--
Category total-3--
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer and Information Sciences, General-1--
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications-1--
Network and System Administration/Administrator-11d--
Category total-13d--
Education
Curriculum and Instruction--0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching-3--
Education, General-0--
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--7447
Elementary Education and Teaching-11--
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-0--
Mathematics Teacher Education-1--
Music Teacher Education-1--
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-2--
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-0--
Social Studies Teacher Education-2--
Category total-207447
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-2--
Category total-2--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Family and Community Services-0--
Human Development and Family Studies, General-25--
Category total-25--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Language Interpretation and Translation-1--
Category total-1--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Athletic Training/Trainer-0--
Health and Wellness, General-2--
Health/Health Care Administration/Management--14-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling--0-
Pre-Nursing Studies-0--
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies-0--
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies-9--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-19--
Category total-3014-
History
History, General-1--
Category total-1--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies-1d--
Category total-1d--
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies524--
Category total524--
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-1--
Category total-1--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General-0--
Category total-0--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, Fitness, and Kinesiology
Exercise Science and Kinesiology-1410-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-415-
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General-1--
Category total-1925-
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Philosophy-0--
Category total-0--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-3--
Physical Sciences, General-0--
Physics, General-1--
Category total-4--
Psychology
Counseling Psychology--24-
Psychology, General-0--
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other-9--
Category total-924-
Social Sciences
American Government and Politics (United States)-3--
International Relations and Affairs-0--
Sociology, General-0--
Category total-3--
Theology and Religious Vocations
Missions/Missionary Studies-0--
Pastoral Studies/Counseling-7--
Religious Education-0--
Theology/Theological Studies-0--
Youth Ministry-0--
Category total-7--
Visual and Performing Arts
Music Management-3--
Music Performance, General-0--
Music, General-2--
Category total-5--
Grand total1834323547
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 Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2022-2023
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 71
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 38
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 19
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 14
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $8,074
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $7,119
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,919
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $4,091
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 95%
Part-time students: 100%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
Athletics Participation
  • Sanction Body: NCAA Division II with football
Varsity Men's and Women's TeamsMenWomen
All Track Combined7464
Baseball47
Basketball2124
Football125
Golf128
Soccer4828
Softball26
Volleyball21
Other Sports138
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
Higher Learning CommissionAccredited since ((!)01/01/1956)08/31/2030
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistantPreaccredited since (10/25/2022)12/31/2024
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since ((!)04/20/2002)12/31/2024
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited (04/15/2005 - 01/01/2019)
 No Longer Recognized  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 schoolsAccredited since (01/01/1981)06/20/2018
  • (!) Estimated date
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/137333.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary153
j. Motor vehicle theft010
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence004
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations220
c. Liquor law violations329
  • 2020 Lines b and c were changed from 0 and 0 to 2 and 2 because there were two violations for disciplinary actions for each drug law and liquor law that have been misfiled in our Student Development records. The mistaken files were realized in our collection of stats for 2021 in the current year's reporting.
On-Campus Student Housing Facilities
  • On-campus Student Housing Facilities statistics are a subset of On-Campus statistics.
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary101
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations220
c. Liquor law violations329
  • 2020 Lines b and c were changed from 0 and 0 to 2 and 2 because there were two violations for disciplinary actions for each drug law and liquor law that have been misfiled in our Student Development records. The mistaken files were realized in our collection of stats for 2021 in the current year's reporting.
  • 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.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.1%1.2%4.2%
Number in default1934
Number in repayment821740802
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)