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66 Colleges
4,886 Yearly Graduations
$39,061 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,456 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, Oklahoma is ranked #29 in the country with 4,886 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $9,765 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $14,801 a year.

About 45% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,114 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
339 Yearly Degrees
$7,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center is 3,187, of which 814 students are undergraduates and of those, 780 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 4.8% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,400 during the early-career years.

#2

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
268 Yearly Degrees
$7,695 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is 4,961, of which 4,123 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,329 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SWOSU is 4.7 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

60% of SWOSU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,074 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SWOSU is $33,000.

Public Public vs. Private
228 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester is 439, which includes 321 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from KTC McAlester is $20,000.

#4

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
215 Yearly Degrees
$4,059 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oklahoma City Community College is 12,029, which includes 3,730 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

22% of OCCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,334 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OCCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
194 Yearly Degrees
$32,594 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,687 students at OCU in total, 1,597 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,510 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 72% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 41% of students at OCU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,138 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $35,300 during the early-career years.

#6

Tulsa Community College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
163 Yearly Degrees
$3,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Tulsa Community College is 16,407, which includes 5,207 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

19% of Tulsa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,355 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Tulsa Community College is $28,500.

#7

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
157 Yearly Degrees

There are 357 full-time undergraduates at Francis Tuttle Technology Center, and 2,182 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Francis Tuttle Technology Center is $28,200.

#8

Northern Oklahoma College

Tonkawa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
155 Yearly Degrees
$3,480 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,070 students at Northern Oklahoma College in total, 1,598 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,423 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $28,500 during the early-career years.

#9

Connors State College

Warner, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
150 Yearly Degrees
$3,624 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Connors State College is 2,113, which includes 1,199 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

35% of CSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,760 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,400 during the early-career years.

#10

Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
139 Yearly Degrees
$5,034 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,394 full-time undergraduates at OSU-OKC, and 5,351 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 35% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $3,366 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OSU-OKC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $29,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Canadian Valley Technology Center

El Reno, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
135 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,589 students at Canadian Valley Technology Center in total, 246 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,700 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
120 Yearly Degrees

There are 340 full-time undergraduates at Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee, and 1,569 students altogether. Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee has a freshman retention rate of 98%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee is $20,100.

#13

University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
117 Yearly Degrees
$7,753 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 14,821 students at UCO in total, 13,339 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 9,732 are full-time. It takes the average UCO undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 47% of students at UCO take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $7,826 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,000 during the early-career years.

#14

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Goodwell, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$7,264 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,241 students at OPSU in total, 954 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Roughly 80% of students at OPSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,633 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OPSU is $31,600.

#15

Rogers State University

Claremore, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
109 Yearly Degrees
$7,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,585 students at RSU in total, 3,549 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,270 are full-time. It takes the average RSU undergraduate about 4.7 years to complete their degree.

Roughly 28% of students at RSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,524 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,100 during the early-career years.

#16

Gordon Cooper Technology Center

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
106 Yearly Degrees

There are 911 students at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in total, 171 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Gordon Cooper Technology Center is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gordon Cooper Technology Center is $28,900.

#17

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
104 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Moore Norman Technology Center is 1,446, which includes 317 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 28 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Of the accepted students, 62% are men and 38% are women.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,600 during the early-career years.

#18

Western Oklahoma State College

Altus, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
102 Yearly Degrees
$4,662 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Western Oklahoma State College is 1,353, which includes 527 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 20% of students at Western take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,511 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Western is $26,900.

#19

Northeastern State University

Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
89 Yearly Degrees
$6,915 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northeastern State University is 7,517, of which 6,289 students are undergraduates and of those, 4,341 are full-time. For undergraduates at NSU, the average graduation time is 4.9 years.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at NSU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,081 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NSU is $31,800.

#20

Tulsa Technology Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
88 Yearly Degrees

There are 4,142 students at Tulsa Tech in total, 683 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

#21

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
86 Yearly Degrees
$27,996 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,021 students at OKWU or OWU in total, 864 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 546 are full-time. It takes the average OKWU or OWU undergraduate about 4.4 years to complete their degree.

About 62% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

Roughly 80% of students at OKWU or OWU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,511 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OKWU or OWU is $45,400.

Public Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees

There are 74 full-time undergraduates at Southern Tech, and 669 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Southern Tech is $25,400.

#23

Rose State College

Midwest City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$4,531 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Rose State College is 7,044, which includes 2,509 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $3,771 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from RSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
73 Yearly Degrees
$5,550 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is 2,305, which includes 1,459 full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at OSU Institute of Technology is 4.0 years.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,067 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from OSU Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

East Central University

Ada, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
72 Yearly Degrees
$7,052 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,613 students at ECU in total, 2,981 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,471 are full-time. It takes the average ECU undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 48%. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 38% of students at ECU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,604 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from ECU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Oklahoma Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Pioneer Technology Center 71
27 Red River Technology Center 69
28 Green Country Technology Center 66
29 Murray State College 61
29 Northwest Technology Center, Alva 61
31 Platt College - Moore 60
31 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College 60
33 Autry Technology Center 52
34 Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center 50
35 Oklahoma Baptist University 47
36 Metro Technology Centers 46
37 Great Plains Technology Center 45
38 Northwestern Oklahoma State University 42
38 Redlands Community College 42
40 Eastern Oklahoma State College 40
41 Oral Roberts University 39
42 Caddo Kiowa Technology Center 38
43 Northeast Technology Center-Afton 37
43 Northeast Technology Center-Pryor 37
43 Oklahoma Christian University 37
43 Southern Nazarene University 37
47 Western Technology Center 35
48 Platt College - Tulsa 30
49 Pontotoc Technology Center 29
50 Langston University 28
51 Carl Albert State College 27
52 High Plains Technology Center 26
52 Mid-America Technology Center 26
54 Central Technology Center 21
54 University of Tulsa 21
56 Seminole State College 20
57 Northeast Technology Center-Claremore 18
57 Southwest Technology Center 18
59 Mid-Del Technology Center 17
60 Oklahoma State University - Main Campus 16
61 Meridian Technology Center 15
61 Wes Watkins Technology Center 15
63 Chisholm Trail Technology Center 10
64 Northeast Technology Center-Kansas 1
64 Bacone College 1
66 Platt College - North OKC 0

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