University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma campus

Overview

Applicants
706
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average HS GPA
3.43

GPA Breakdown

33%
Over 3.75
19%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
4%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

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SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
390 - 490
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
410 - 510
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 24

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines


Regular
September 2

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
87
with Terminal Degree
52

47
Women
40
Men
10
Minority
4
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
29%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
42%

Majors

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies

  • American Indian/Native American Studies

  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Business Administration and Management, General

  • Education

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
  • Elementary Education and Teaching

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist

  • History

  • History, General

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Natural Sciences

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Physics, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General

  • Social Sciences

  • Economics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Music, General


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

Notable Faculty


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

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
29%
Graduate in 5 years
39%
Graduate in 6 years
42%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Mar 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,818

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,603

Average Need-Based Loan
$3,087

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
52%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$24,460

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

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
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
888
Foreign Countries Represented
22

Demographics

13.68%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
4.60%
African-American
7.31%
Hispanic
63.21%
Caucasian
2.12%
Unknown
8.14%
International

66% female
34% male
14% are out of state
89% are full time
11% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
55%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
83%

Campus Environment
Village

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

2% join a fraternity
13% 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

Sustainability


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