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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A+
  12. Safety
    B
Oklahoma State is a highly rated public university located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,414 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Oklahoma State acceptance rate is 75%. Popular majors include Business, Marketing, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 63% of students, Oklahoma State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,900.
About Oklahoma State University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big 12 Conference
Address
107 Whitehurst
Stillwater, OK 74078
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Oklahoma State University Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
75%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
970-1200
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$13,951/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $8,410/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,546/ year
  • $49-75k
    $14,044/ year
  • $76-110k
    $18,448/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,046/ year
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Academics

Professors
A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.198 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.217 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.217 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,414Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 150 responses
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  • Friendly
    41%
  • Most of the students are average students and nice
    23%
  • Awesome
    15%
  • Friendly and supportive
    10%
  • Extremely diverse!
    5%
  • This bends both ways; nice and a little off.
    5%
  • Diverse
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
47%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.253 responses
Poll
65%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.293 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 159 responses
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  • America's Brightest Orange
    56%
  • Big school with a small town feel
    18%
  • My home away from home
    13%
  • Family
    8%
  • Orannge is brighter than Red
    2%
  • Too Expensive
    2%
  • Americas Brightest lie
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
63%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.145 responses
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Oklahoma State University Reviews

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I love OSU! The campus is beautiful and the academics have been amazing. The professors I have been helpful and if you keep up with your school work. Oklahoma State has been a second home, with friendly staff and students it is easy to acclimate to the new surroundings and my new life as a college student. The housing is nice and the food options are in variety. The one thing I would like to change about the campus is the grocery store options, there aren't a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables and foods to cook with that I can charge to my meal plan.
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The best college experience in the state of Oklahoma! The Greek life is amazing and shines a positive light on campus rather than hurt it. "America's Greatest Homecoming" is something everyone should see in person. The campus is brand new with great long standing traditions. One of the best places to watch sports, a true college town. There is always construction and the campus keeps on getting bigger and better each year. Everyone should definitely check Stillwater out. What makes Oklahoma State so special are the people that attend and work at OSU! It is most definitely home away from home! Go Pokes!
All of my first year professors were very kind and knowledgeable about the subjects they taught. There are always tons of activities going on around campus, it's impossible to have nothing to do if you take part in clubs or events going on around campus. The other students on campus are nice, and the atmosphere is very warm and welcoming in general. The campus police are very diligent and make sure all of the students are safe, and there's even an app for safety on campus! Oklahoma State shows a genuine care for their students even though the school is decently populated at this point. The only issue I really had was parking, as it's hard to find spots sometimes.