Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City University embraces the United Methodist tradition of scholarship and service which welcomes those of all faiths in a diverse student-centered environment. Students pursue academic excellence through a rigorous liberal arts curriculum that focuses on their intellectual, spiritual, and moral development to prepare them to become effective leaders in service to their communities. Service learning is incorporated throughout the curriculum. Students receive personalized attention and experienced instruction from faculty committed to guiding and mentoring students. OCU offers rigorous private education accessible and affordable to all.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1904 United Methodist Semester $82.3 million + 2501 N. Blackwelder, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 (405) 208-5000
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54 100.0 Oklahoma aliasNames 288 290

Tuition & Expenses

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Room and board $10,274 (2017-18)


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Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $18,836
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 64%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $16,236
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $10,142

Financial Aid

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Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 4%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class $26,329
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) 57%


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $311
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 41%