888
Students
Financial aid thermometer
11,420
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
66
66%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a 4-year institution located in Chickasha, OK, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1727 West Alabama
Chickasha, OK  73018-5322
United States
Contact Mrs. Laura Coponiti
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: usao-admissions@usao.edu
Phone: 405-574-1350
Fax: 405-574-1220

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
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Special Education&-individuals With Hearing Impairments Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technology Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

706
Applied
466
Accepted
888
Enrolled
66%
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Female Admissions

495
Females Applied
326
Females Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

211
Males Applied
140
Males Accepted
66%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.43
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT score of 24 and 3.0 GPA/top 50% high school class, 3.0 GPA and top 25% high school class, or minimum ACT score of 22 and 3.0 GPA in 15-unit high school core

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 2nd January 2nd Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported January 1st Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer September 2nd Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,030
In-state
16,380
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,650
Full-time student fees
6,100
Room & board
3,050
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

11,420
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,011
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
13,123
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,906
Avg. Loan Aid
2,805
Avg. Grant Aid
9,417
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
68%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

888
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.32%
Black or African American 4.5%
White or Caucasian 62.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.3%
Asian 0.9%
Other 2.03%

Gender

Male (34.23%)
Female (65.77%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 44%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Campus events:
Montmartre Festival/Droverstock, Festival of Arts and Ideas and Drover Difference Day

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Greek sororities
Local fraternities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Activities Board, Volunteer Action Council, Psychology Club, Young Democrats and Young Conservatives

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark No No
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

87
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 33
Male - 40
Female - 47