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Langston University
  • 4 Year
  • LANGSTON, OK

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Langston is a public university located in Langston, Oklahoma. As a historically black college, LU has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,750 undergraduate students. The Langston acceptance rate is 100%. Popular majors include Nursing, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Education. Graduating 18% of students, Langston alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $22,600.

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102 PAGE HALL
LANGSTON, OK 73050
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Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Sooner Athletic Conference

Langston University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

LU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
Application Deadline
July 15
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$11,691 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,959 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
93%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
63%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 54 responses
64%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 72 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 72 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    30%
  • On Campus
    69%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,750 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
144
Undergrads Over 25
12%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
  • Some are dedicated and others are lazy.
    31%
  • Determined
    30%
  • Inspired
    28%
  • Irritated
    5%
  • Outgoing
    3%
  • Laid back
    2%
  • Nerdy
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
62%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 95 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 98 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 65 responses
  • Historically Black College
    40%
  • The Real LU
    20%
  • Best HBCU in the Mid West
    11%
  • Amazing!!!!!
    8%
  • Many people are willing to work with you.
    6%
  • The best in the Mid West
    5%
  • Good for some, but not for everyone.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
18%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
87%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 45 responses

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