Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,357
0.168% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$14,763
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.78%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
67.1%
17,164 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
24,535
78.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
63.7%
2,462 Graduates

About

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Payne County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (382 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (276 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (254 degrees).

In 2020, 6,195 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,157 degrees), 8.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (491 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,357, which is $−23,272 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,357, which is $−23,272 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,763.

In 2020, 77% of undergraduate students attending Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$5,357
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $5,357. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $−23,272 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$14,763
2020 Value
3.67%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $14,763. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew by 3.67%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,150
Room and Board
$1,120
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was of $9,150 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,120. The cost of room and board increased by 1.71% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies decreased by 13.8% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 4.05% with respect to 2019, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.78%
2018 Default Rate
119
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 2.78%, which represents 119 out of the 4284 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received 17,164 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.4% annual growth. Out of those 17,164 applicants, 11,515 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.1% acceptance rate.

There were 24,535 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2020, and 33% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 36%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
11,515
Accepted Out of 17,164

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 67.1% (11,515 admissions from 17,164 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 12.4%, while admissions grew by 7.71%.

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SAT Scores

33%
Submission Percentage
1,356
Scores Submitted

33% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 24,535 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 19,264 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,271. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 66.5% White, 9.42% Two or More Races, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.16% Black or African American, 4.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.08% Asian, and 0.0937% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.5%), followed by White Male (34.1%) and Two or More Races Female (5.39%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (42.1%), followed by White Male (20.7%) and Two or More Races Female (3.9%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24,535 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 19,264 and the part-time enrollment is 5,271. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    16,326
  2. Two or More Races
    2,312
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    1,965

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 66.5% White, 9.42% Two or More Races, 8.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.16% Black or African American, 4.06% American Indian or Alaska Native, 2.08% Asian, and 0.0937% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 108 students (0.44%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 97 more women than men received degrees from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,157 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (491 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (382 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (276 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (254 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (609 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (272 degrees), and Transportation (112 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Physicians (403,896 people), Other managers (398,351 people), Software developers (373,484 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (320,044 people), and Civil engineers (249,919 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (609 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (272 degrees), Transportation (112 degrees), Engineering (761 degrees), and Biology (454 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (609 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (272 degrees), Transportation (112 degrees), Engineering (761 degrees), and Biology (454 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (510,574 people), Computer Systems Design (433,611 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (423,962 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (418,942 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (293,447 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Agriculture (609 degrees awarded), Human Sciences (272 degrees), Transportation (112 degrees), Engineering (761 degrees), and Biology (454 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.
Most Common
  1. 382 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 276 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 254 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 382 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,049
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
3,146
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 3,049 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is 0.969 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,146).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 346 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.46 times more than the 237 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 237 degrees were awarded to women at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.685 times less than the 346 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
61%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 39% of students graduating from Oklahoma State University-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 61% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 63% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (84%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is Female and Asian (84% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.122% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,157 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    491 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    467 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,157 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (491 degrees).

0.291% of degree recipients (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    2,132 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,025 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Male
    250 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white female (2,132 degrees awarded). There were 1.05 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2,025 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $433M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.54M (1.51%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of $890M. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus employs 330 Professors, 283 Assistant professors, and 270 Associate professors. Most academics at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Male Professors (240), Male Associate professors(173), and Male Assistant professors (162).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 1010 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 570 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 430 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$433M
2020 Endowment
2.14%
decline from 2019

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $433M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus declined 2.14% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $131M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $80.8M - Federal
  2. $13.7M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received $80.8M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $13.7M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$372M
2020 Salaries
7.52%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a median of $372M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($890M) and a 7.52% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.77% growth from 2018 and a 0.931% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$114M
Instructional Salaries
1,249
Number of Employees

In 2020, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a total of $114M to 1,249 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
330 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
1010 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Professor with 330 employees; Assistant professor with 283 employees; and Assistant professor with 270 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 1,010 employees; Computer, Engineering, and Science with 570 employees; and Business and Financial Operations with 430 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was Male Professor with 240 employees, Male Associate professor with 173 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 162 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus.

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