A
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    A
  5. Athletics
    A+
  6. Party Scene
    A
  7. Professors
    A-
  8. Location
    A-
  9. Dorms
    B-
  10. Campus Food
    A-
  11. Student Life
    A
  12. Safety
    B
University of Oklahoma is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big Twelve Conference
Address
660 Parrington Oval
Norman, OK 73069
Website

University of Oklahoma 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
78%
Application Deadline
February 2
SAT Range
1060-1340
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
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Test Scores and GPA for University of Oklahoma

Cost

Net Price
$16,909/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,302/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,674/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,196/ year
  • $76-110k
    $20,055/ year
  • $110k+
    $21,673/ year

Academics

Professors
A-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.168 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.173 responses
58%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.173 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,133Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 96 responses
Report
  • Normal
    27%
  • Multi-talented
    25%
  • Generally well-educated very spirited hardworking
    19%
  • Dedicated
    14%
  • Eager
    8%
  • Srat
    5%
  • Prideful
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
54%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.207 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.255 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 103 responses
Report
  • There's only one Oklahoma.
    56%
  • BOOMER SOONER
    13%
  • Accommodating
    8%
  • A good school that's inhibited by the location
    6%
  • Home sweet 'homa
    6%
  • Comfortable
    4%
  • #OUBOUND
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,600/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.108 responses
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University of Oklahoma Reviews

2,569 reviews
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I came from a rural area and was concerned about being on such a large campus. OU provides so many opportunities for students to meet. I also found organizations that provide ways to participate on campus and make new friends. OU provides great professors that work to ensure students' success. I live in the athletic dorms, I am not an athlete. They are required to have a percentage of non-athletes in the dorm. I feel very safe and the accommodations are great! We have our own cafeteria in the dorm and there is a great variety of healthy food to choose from. I would recommend the University of Oklahoma to everyone looking for a great college experience.
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Currently completing an online Masters in Education. This is the first year this program has been offered (21st century teaching and learning). What I have been most pleased with is that it is truly an online course. Further, all of the professors have been willing to change their content to fit the needs of the cohort. Yes, this is a cohort style Masters, which means you complete all the requirements with a small group that moves through the steps at exactly the same time. The ability to collaborate with these great educators has been invaluable!
Thought it would be better, but it's the typical pool of close-minded individuals; both professors and students. One often must endure one-sided comments and rants on their political and social views, without factual evidence. Oh, and President Boran, Athletic Director Joe Castiglione,the Board of Regents, boosters, ex-Head football coach Stoops and his entire staff, condone violence towards women when the violent act is performed by a football player (Joe Mixon). Search the video online, sick. He was RED-SHIRTED, which is what most athletes do their first year anyway, then allowed to start until he entered the NFL draft 2-3 years later. sick