Overview

Applicants
594
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average HS GPA
3.43

GPA Breakdown

33%
Over 3.75
18%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
10%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49
1%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
545 - 475
SAT Math
530 - 430
ACT Composite
24 - 19

Deadlines


Regular
September 2

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
13:1
Total Faculty
89
with Terminal Degree
52

47
Women
42
Men
11
Minority

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
67%
Graduate in 5 years
95%
Graduate in 6 years
40%


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Prominent Alumni


Jeanne Porter Hester
Cancer Research Scientist at M.D. Anderson

Te Ata Thompson Fisher
American Indian Storyteller of International Reput

Mr. Kelly Johnston
VP - Campbell's Soup Co.

Betty Pat Gatliff
Forensic Pathology Artist of National Renown

Bill Jaxon
Acclaimed Artist in Western and American Indian

Vestal Litton Nobbs
Co-President of Jeunique International

Londa Lee Shaw
Jazz Pianist, Composer, Recording Artist, New York

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,619

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,565

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,149

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$23,964

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
53%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,452

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,620
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$12,660
Required Fees
$1,170
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,136
Transportation for Commuters
$2,176

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
College/university loans from institutional funds
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
917
Out of State
10%

International
7%
Foreign Countries Represented
19

Demographics

15.03%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
4.08%
African-American
6.53%
Hispanic
73.19%
Caucasian
6.64%
International

64% female
36% male
10% are out of state
88% are full time
12% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
44%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
82%

Campus Environment
Village
Fire safety rating
94

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
24
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
1
Number of Religious Organizations
4

3% join a fraternity
6% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
NAIA

Men's Sports (Drovers)
4 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Women's Sports (Lady Drovers)
4 Sports

Basketball
Cheerleading
Soccer
Softball

Student Services

Health
Minority Support Groups: Native American Association, African American Association

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
16

Average Number of PC's per Lab
20

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
Yes

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Kellee Johnson
Director of Admissions

Address
Office of Admissions
1727 W. Alabama
Chickasha, OK 73018

Phone
405-574-1357

Email
usao-admissions@usao.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Lawson Court
Nash Library
Student Center
Bill Smith Ballpark
The Grill

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Festival of Light
Frontier City
Bricktown
National Cowboy Hall of Fame
Quail Springs Mall

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: 8:00am to 4:00pm weekdays
Average Length: Varies

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Not Available

Times

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Athletic Department

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
facmcphersonb@usao.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Taxis Shuttle Buses Will Rogers World Airport

Driving Instructions to Campus
Directions from Oklahoma City: Merge onto I-40 West Take the I-44 WEST/OK-3 EAST exit Merge onto I-44 W. Take the I-44 WEST/US-62 WEST exit towards LAWTON. Merge onto I-44 W. I-44 W becomes I-44 TOLL W. Take the second "Chickasha" exit Turn RIGHT onto 4th Street Take the Southern off ramp and yield onto 4th street. Take an immediate left at the stoplight to get on Grand Ave. Continue down Grand Ave. You will see USAO to the right down 17th Street From Dallas: Turn LEFT to take the ramp towards I-35E NORTH. Merge onto WOODALL RODGERS FRWY. Take the I-35E NORTH exit towards DENTON Merge onto I-35E N. I-35E N becomes I-35 N. Exit HWY-9 West to Chickasha Chickasha city limits Take a LEFT on FOURTH STREET (South) Take a RIGHT (West) on Grand Avenue. Take a RIGHT on 17th STREET. (North) Arrive USAO

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn Express Best Western
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Key Stats

594
Applicants
917
Size
62%
Acceptance Rate
990
SAT Scores

Rankings & Lists