University of Central Oklahoma

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$6,161

6.96% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$13,995

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

10.2%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

75.5%

5,383 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

15,979

69.4% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

37%

710 Graduates

About

University of Central Oklahoma is a higher education institution located in Oklahoma County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Central Oklahoma were General Studies (318 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (151 degrees), and General Psychology (121 degrees).

In 2017, 3,233 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Central Oklahoma. 61.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,951 degrees), 7.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $6,161, which is $-14,572 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $6,161, which is $-14,572 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $13,995.

In 2017, 61% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$6,161

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Central Oklahoma was $6,161. The cost of tuition at University of Central Oklahoma is $-14,572 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$13,995

2017 Value

16.5%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Central Oklahoma had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $13,995. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Central Oklahoma grew by 16.5%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,716

Room and Board

$1,600

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Central Oklahoma was of $8,716 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,600. The cost of room and board decreased by 3.16% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 33.3% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

41%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

61% of undergraduate students at University of Central Oklahoma received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 1.61% with respect to 2016, when 62% 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.

10.2%

2016 Default Rate

345

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Central Oklahoma was 10.2%, which represents 345 out of the 3389 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

University of Central Oklahoma received 5,383 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.3% annual decline. Out of those 5,383 applicants, 4,065 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.5% acceptance rate.

There were 15,979 students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma in 2017, and 0% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Central Oklahoma has an overall enrollment yield of 55.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

4,065

Accepted Out of 5,383

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Central Oklahoma was 75.5% (4,065 admissions from 5,383 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 75%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.3%, while admissions declined by -1.67%.

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SAT Scores

0%

Submission Percentage

0

Scores Submitted

0% of enrolled first-time students at University of Central Oklahoma in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Central Oklahoma has a total enrollment of 15,979 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma is 11,097 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,882. This means that 69.4% of students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Central Oklahoma, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.1% White, 9.79% Hispanic or Latino, 9.69% Two or More Races, 9.22% Black or African American, 3.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.46% Asian, and 0.175% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (31.8%), followed by White Male (22%) and Two or More Races Female (6.84%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (34.2%), followed by White Male (18.3%) and Black or African American Female (5.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

69.4%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,979 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Central Oklahoma is 11,097 and the part-time enrollment is 4,882. This means that 69.4% of students enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

64%

2017 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 University of Central Oklahoma was 64%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of Central Oklahoma had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,966

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1,565

  3. Two or More Races

    1,548

The enrolled student population at University of Central Oklahoma is 56.1% White, 9.79% Hispanic or Latino, 9.69% Two or More Races, 9.22% Black or African American, 3.75% American Indian or Alaska Native, 3.46% Asian, and 0.175% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 201 students (1.26%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 747 more women than men received degrees from University of Central Oklahoma. The majority of degree recipients at University of Central Oklahoma are white (1,951 degrees awarded). There were 7.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Central Oklahoma is General Studies (318 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (151 degrees) and General Psychology (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Central Oklahoma, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (106 degrees awarded), Protective Services (247 degrees), and Communication Technologies (22 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,935,172 people), Secondary school teachers (304,637 people), Education administrators (278,729 people), Other managers (206,440 people), and Police officers (128,988 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Human Sciences (106 degrees awarded), Protective Services (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Education (394 degrees), and Communications (151 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 University of Central Oklahoma are Physicians, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Dentists, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Sales engineers

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Human Sciences (106 degrees awarded), Protective Services (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Education (394 degrees), and Communications (151 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Elementary & secondary schools (2,851,302 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (351,948 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (319,011 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (179,850 people), and Computer Systems Design (129,818 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Central Oklahoma are Human Sciences (106 degrees awarded), Protective Services (247 degrees), Communication Technologies (22 degrees), Education (394 degrees), and Communications (151 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 University of Central Oklahoma.

Most Common

  1. 318 degrees awarded

  2. 151 degrees awarded

  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Central Oklahoma was General Studies with 318 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,243

  2. 1,990

In 2017, 1,243 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Oklahoma, which is 0.625 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,990).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 121 degrees were awarded to men at University of Central Oklahoma in General Studies, which is 0.614 times less than the 197 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 197 degrees were awarded to women at University of Central Oklahoma in General Studies, which is 1.63 times more than the 121 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

13%

100% Completion Time

39%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 13% of students graduating from University of Central Oklahoma completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (46.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Central Oklahoma is Female and White (46.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 1.55% of graduates (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,951 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    247 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    244 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Central Oklahoma is white (1,951 degrees awarded). There were 7.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (247 degrees).

2.32% of degree recipients (75 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,243 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    708 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    164 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Central Oklahoma is white female (1,243 degrees awarded). There were 1.76 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (708 degrees).

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Operations

University of Central Oklahoma has an endowment valued at nearly $31.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $595k (1.9%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of Central Oklahoma had a total salary expenditure of $202M. University of Central Oklahoma employs 200 Professors, 114 Assistant professors, and 103 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Central Oklahoma are Male Professors (116), Female Professors(84), and Female Assistant professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma are: Office and Administrative Support, with 329 employees, Management, with 145 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 96 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$31.3M

2017 Endowment

4.72%

decline from 2016

University of Central Oklahoma has an endowment valued at about $31.3M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Central Oklahoma declined 4.72% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.85M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and 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 Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $5.9M - Federal

  2. $4.61M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Central Oklahoma received $5.9M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.61M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$87.5M

2017 Salaries

0.994%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Central Oklahoma paid a median of $87.5M in salaries, which represents 43.3% of their overall expenditure ($202M) and a 0.994% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.502% decline from 2015 and a 5.03% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$36.4M

Instructional Salaries

540

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Central Oklahoma paid a total of $36.4M to 540 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

200 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

329 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma were Professor with 200 employees; Assistant professor with 114 employees; and Assistant professor with 103 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma were Office and Administrative Support with 329 employees; Management with 145 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 96 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Central Oklahoma was Male Professor with 116 employees, Female Professor with 84 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of Central Oklahoma.

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