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University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO)

17th Street and Grand Avenue, Chickasha, OK

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University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a public institution located in Chickasha, OK and provides a large number of educational opportunities for students. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has a yearly student enrollment of about 1,000.

Students may choose from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Education

Students applying for admission are required to submit an application, school records, standardized test scores and any requested letters of recommendations, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. Most students accepted to USAO score in-between 20 - 26 on the ACT exam. Competition for admissions among applicants is high, given that only 30 percent of students who applied are accepted to the school. More information on admissions can be found here.

Tuition & fees at USAO are different for in-state and nonresidents. In-state tuition costs around $4,100 per year and out-of-state tuition costing $9,800 annually. School housing is available on-campus for students. The yearly cost of housing is approximately $2,900. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma may offer financial aid for students that are eligible by way of scholarships, grants, and loans.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma "Drovers" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NAIA. Athletic programs available may include:

  • Baseball (NAIA Division I)
  • Basketball (NAIA Division I)
  • Soccer (NAIA Division I)
  • Softball (NAIA Division I)

Contact information, academics information, areas of study, and more can be viewed on school's website at http://www.usao.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the applicants University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is about 870, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.

$7,300

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,300. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $40 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $5,100-$6,100
    • Out-of-State: $14,000-$16,850
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $170-$200 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $470-$560 per credit 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 Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships98%$9,487
Receiving Student Loans71%$3,569
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma may offer student services like those listed below:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of USAO is close to 38%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years26%
Graduating in 5 Years10%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Music Program
    • * Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation (since 1956)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1980)

Intercollegiate Athletics

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

  • Baseball (Sooner Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Sooner Athletic Conference)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
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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 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma 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

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
66.01%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
12:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$8,239