University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

country rank  1366
world rank  4135

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Founded in 1908, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Chickasha (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 112 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USAO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USAO
Founded 1908
Motto Not for livelihood but for life
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 17th Street and Grand Avenue
Chickasha
73018-5322 Oklahoma
United States
Tel +1 (405) 224 3140
Fax +1 (405) 574 1220

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Native American non-tribal Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 1727 W. Alabama
Chickasha 73018-5322
(405) 574 1204
800 933 8726

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 500-999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma's Library
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 62,403 physical volumes, 3,841 physical media, 110,000 digital/electronic medium and 41 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 536 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1920


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education, Council on Education of the Deaf


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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