Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$5,417
2022 Average Net Price
$16,718
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.23%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
70.6%
19,117 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
25,372
79.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
64.9%
2,544 Graduates

About

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Payne County, OK. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (419 degrees awarded), General Marketing & Marketing Management (334 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (269 degrees).

In 2022, 6,371 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus. 52.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (4,352 degrees), 8.03 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (542 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,417, which is $−24,733 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $5,417, which is $−24,733 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,718.

In 2022, 87% of undergraduate students attending Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 38% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$5,417
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was $5,417. The cost of tuition at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is $−24,733 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$16,718
2022 Value
14.5%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,718. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew by 14.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,646
Room and Board
$1,140
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was of $9,646 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.28% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,140. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
38%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 7.41% with respect to 2021, when 81% 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.
1.23%
2019 Default Rate
52
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 1.23%, which represents 52 out of the 4213 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 19,117 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 12.9% annual growth. Out of those 19,117 applicants, 13,503 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.6% acceptance rate.

There were 25,372 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2022. 25% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 34.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
13,503
Accepted Out of 19,117

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was 70.6% (13,503 admissions from 19,117 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 68.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 12.9%, while admissions grew by 16.6%..

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SAT Scores

25%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,142
Scores Submitted (2022)

25% of enrolled first-time students at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total enrollment of 25,372 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 20,219 students and the part-time enrollment is 5,153. This means that 79.7% 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 65% White, 9.85% Two or More Races, 8.59% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.05% Black or African American, 2.14% Asian, and 0.0985% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (35%), followed by White Male (32.6%) and Two or More Races Female (5.78%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.1%), followed by White Male (19.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.61%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

79.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 25,372 students. The full-time enrollment at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 20,219 and the part-time enrollment is 5,153. This means that 79.7% of students enrolled at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 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 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    16,489 enrolled students
  2. Two or More Races
    2,498 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    2,179 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is 65% White, 9.85% Two or More Races, 8.59% Hispanic or Latino, 4.32% American Indian or Alaska Native, 4.05% Black or African American, 2.14% Asian, and 0.0985% 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 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% 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, 22 students (0.0867%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 281 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 (4,352 degrees awarded). There were 8.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (542 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (419 degrees awarded), followed by General Marketing & Marketing Management (334 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (269 degrees).

In 2022,  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 Transportation (136 degrees awarded), Engineering (773 degrees), and Human Sciences (214 degrees).

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 Software developers (451,166 people), Physicians (430,163 people), Other managers (418,654 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (350,171 people), and Civil engineers (282,331 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in 2022 are Transportation (136 degrees awarded), Engineering (773 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Biology (522 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (142 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Transportation (136 degrees awarded), Engineering (773 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Biology (522 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (142 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (579,706 people), Computer Systems Design (499,599 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (455,796 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (449,443 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (363,816 people).

The most specialized majors at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Transportation (136 degrees awarded), Engineering (773 degrees), Human Sciences (214 degrees), Biology (522 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (142 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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 (2022)
  1. 419 degrees awarded
  2. 334 degrees awarded
  3. 269 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 419 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

3,045
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
3,326
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 3,045 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, which is 0.916 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (3,326).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 376 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.65 times more than the 228 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 228 degrees were awarded to men at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.606 times less than the 376 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

44%
100% Completion Time
64%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 44% 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, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 65% 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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Female
Highest Graduation Rate (71%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is Female and White (71% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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, 0.314% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    4,352 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    542 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    429 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white (4,352 degrees awarded). There were 8.03 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (542 degrees).

0.549% of degree recipients (35 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    2,266 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    2,086 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    307 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is white female (2,266 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (2086 degrees).

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Operations

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $561M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−1.12%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus had a total salary expenditure of 911M. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus employs 429 Assistant professors, 328 Professors and 308 Associate professors. Most academics at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are Male Professor (235), Female Assistant professor (218), and Male Assistant professor (211).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus are: Office and Administrative Support, with 938 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 549 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 481 employees.

Endowment

$561M
2022 Endowment
6.21%
growth from 2021

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $561M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Oklahoma State University-Main Campus grew 6.21% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $188M 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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Salary Expenditure

$364M
2022 Salaries
0.711%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a median of $364M in salaries, which represents 39.9% of their overall expenditure ($911M) and a 0.711% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$125M
Instructional Salaries
1,297
Number of Employees

In 2022, Oklahoma State University-Main Campus paid a total of $125M to 1,297 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
429 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
938 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Assistant professor with 429 employees, Professor with 328 employees, and Associate professor with 308 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus were Office and Administrative Support with 938 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science with 549 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 481 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was Male Professor with 235 employees, Female Assistant professor with 218 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 211 employees.

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

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