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Oklahoma Wesleyan University (OKWU or OWU)

2201 Silver Lake Rd, Bartlesville, OK

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Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a nonprofit private university that has a fair number of degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Bartlesville, OK, in a predominantly rural area. The school's Wesleyan affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Approximately a thousand students are enrolled annually at Oklahoma Wesleyan University.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations

The admissions process starts with the submission of an application, transcripts, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 1240 to 1330 for the SAT exam and within the range of 18 to 25 on the ACT is typical among students accepted to this school. Roughly 60 percent of all applicant were admitted at Oklahoma Wesleyan University, with 11 percent of those admitted choosing to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found at okwu.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is nearly $22,000, but may change yearly. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their personal tuition costs. Housing may be available for students that would like to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $4,000 annually. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Oklahoma Wesleyan University Eagles participate in a number of intercollegiate athletic programs, as part of the NAIA organization. Available athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division II)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division II)
  • Golf (NAIA Division II)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division II)

For a complete list of areas of study, enrollment information, admissions information, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.okwu.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the candidates OKWU or OWU accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Oklahoma Wesleyan University is about 1,500. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 13% enrolling as graduate students and 80% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $23,000-$27,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $950 to $1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$12,142
Receiving Student Loans71%$6,352
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Oklahoma Wesleyan University may offer services to students like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Oklahoma Wesleyan University has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 57%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years50%
Graduating in 5 Years7%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1999)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 1999)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2003)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Oklahoma Wesleyan University is a Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), with many of the sports belonging to the NAIA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Basketball (Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conf)
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, Outdoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Oklahoma Wesleyan University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Oklahoma Wesleyan University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
94.74%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
100%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
15:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
46

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,578