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Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology

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The Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee is part of the Oklahoma State University system, which consists of six educational institutes in the state, including the main campus at Stillwater. The Oklahoma State University at Stillwater was established in 1890 as the Oklahoma Agriculture and Mechanical College. In 1946, the university expanded its curriculum and opened regional campuses in Tulsa, Okmulgee, and Oklahoma City. The Stillwater campus is a public, coeducational, land grant institute that has consistently made it to the top 100 colleges list of the U.S. News and World Report.


The Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee is an institute of advanced technological learning offering associate degree programs in HVAC, culinary arts, agriculture, allied healthcare, automotive sciences, information technology, and engineering technology. Several bachelor’s degree programs are also available. The institute has partnered with multinational corporations such as Nissan Motors, IBM, Caterpillar Inc, and others for recruitment and training purposes.

In June 2010, there were a total of 3018 students enrolled in full time and part time programs. Online programs are also available in the form self-paced lessons or blended formats, where classes meet once a week. Students can choose from courses in business management, financial services, biology, writing, history, and information technology. On the whole, associate and bachelor degree programs are available through the following schools:

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Arts and Sciences
  • Automotive and Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Diesel Equipment, Heavy Equipment, and Agriculture
  • Engineering Technology
  • Health and Environment Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Watchmaking
  • Nursing
  • Visual Communication
  • The associate degree programs at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee require a higher number of credits compared to similar programs in other colleges because of the practical nature of the courses. Along with providing students with necessary technical skills, the faculty also focuses on teaching important soft skills which help students in their professional careers.

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    Students who wish to apply to associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs of Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee must complete the following requirements:

  • must be a graduate from an accredited high school or have GED scores
  • has SAT or ACT scores available or has taken the SAT or ACT
  • should be willing to take the COMPASS placement test
  • Transfer students with less than 24 credit hours must provide transcripts from all educational institutes attended and SAT or ACT scores. Non-degree seeking students can enroll in nine credits without providing any academic proofs. However, after the credit hours have been completed, high school transcripts and SAT or ACT scores will be required, if a student wants to take more courses.

    The above listed admission requirements also apply to students who wish to take online courses. Admission requirements for international students also vary, depending on the program they wish to enroll in. The international admissions office provides resources for international student admission requirements and procedures.

    Financial Aid

    Federal financial aid at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee includes Pell grants, work study programs, and direct loans. State aid is available through Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program.

    To be considered for federal financial aid, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Institutional scholarships are also available for meritorious students with high scores on the COMPASS test, which is mandatory at the time of admission. The university currently offers two types of scholarships – Foundation Scholarship and Academic Scholars Program.

    Students are also encouraged to apply for scholarships provided by local fraternal bodies like Rotary clubs and the local Chamber of Commerce.

    Student Financial Aid Details

    Ranks 5595th for the average student loan amount.
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    Residence halls and apartment housing facilities are available on campus and are mandatory for freshmen students for a minimum of two semesters. Students who live on campus receive free internet access, cable and phone service. Housing facilities are also available for single parents, married students, and nontraditional students above the age of 25.

    Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee has more than 20 social clubs on campus so students can spend time meeting their peers and interacting with them. Clubs include Student Nurse Association, Baptist College Ministries, Horology Club, and Student Government Association. The university has only one Greek club – the Phi Theta Kappa.

    Though campus clubs organize a host of parties and other events, the university also organizes several annual events like Ice Cream Socials, Welcome Back Lunches, CarniFall, and a host of wellness programs.

    Fitness facilities can be found at the state of the art Covelle Hall. This recreational and wellness facility has two racquetball courts, treadmills, basketball court, weight training equipment, and a sauna. Walking tracks have been built at several locations on campus. Students can attend kickboxing and pilates workshops at Covelle Hall.

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    Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology at Okmulgee and all other campuses of Oklahoma State University have the same athletic teams – the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The Cowboys are members of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Big 12 Conference.

    They have won more than 50 national sport championships, including several gold medals in student Olympics.

    Men’s sports include:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Wrestling
  • Women also have the option of softball and equestrian sports. Almost all sports facilities are located at Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus. These include Boone Pickens Stadium, Cowgirl Soccer and Softball Complex, Equine Center, and Karsten Creek Golf Course.


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  • Keith Anderson, singer
  • Tony Allen, NBA basketball player for Memphis Grizzlies
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    Information Summary

    Ranks 31st in Oklahoma and 2513th overall
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    Campus Crime Statistics

    Ranks 0th in Oklahoma and 205th overall on StateUniversity.com‘s Safe School Index
      Incidents per 100 Students
    Aggravated assault N/A N/A
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Rape N/A N/A
    Robbery N/A N/A
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary N/A N/A
    Larceny N/A N/A
    Vehicle theft N/A N/A
    Arrest 14 0.35

    Local Crime Statistics

      Incidents per 100 People
    Aggravated assault 52 0.42
    Murder & Non-Negligent Manslaughter N/A N/A
    Forcible Rape 5 0.04
    Robbery 13 0.10
    Arson N/A N/A
    Burglary 139 1.12
    Larceny 349 2.80
    Vehicle theft 37 0.30

    Demographics – Main Campus and Surrounding Areas

    Reported area around or near Okmulgee, OK 74447-3901
    Surrounding communityDistant town (between 10 to 35 mi. away from an urban cluster)
    Total Population17,997 (13,290 urban / 4,707 rural)
    Households7,095 (2.42 people per house)
    Median Household Income$26,020
    Families4,683 (3.02 people per family)

    Carnegie Foundation Classification

    Associate's — Public 4-year Primarily Associate's
    UndergraduateAssociates Dominant
    Undergraduate PopulationHigher part-time four-year
    EnrollmentExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Size & SettingSmall four-year, primarily residential

    General Characteristics

    Title IV EligibilityParticipates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
    Highest offeringBachelor's degree
    Calendar SystemTrimester
    Years of college work requiredN/A
    Variable Tuition
    Religious AffiliationN/A
    Congressional District4002

    Special Learning Opportunities

    Distance LearningN/A
    ROTC — Army / Navy / Air Force  —   /   / 
    Study Abroad
    Weekend College
    Teacher Certification

    Student Tuition Costs and Fees

    Ranks 1925th for total cost of attendance
      In District In State Out of State
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    FT Undergraduate Tuition $3,315 $3,315 $8,925
    FT Undergraduate Required Fees $1,080 $1,080 $1,080
    PT Undergraduate per Credit Hour $147 $147 $334
    FT Graduate Tuition N/A N/A N/A
    FT Graduate Required Fees N/A N/A N/A
    PT Graduate per Credit Hour N/A N/A N/A
    Total Cost of Attendance — On-Campus $13,630 $13,630 $19,240
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus w/out Family $13,896 $13,896 $19,506
    Total Cost of Attendance — Off-Campus with Family $7,896 $7,896 $13,506

    Student Tuition Cost History and Trends

    Prior year cost comparison
      In District In State Out of State
    Published Tuition & Fees $4,050 $4,215 $4,050 $4,215 $9,360 $9,525
      Cost (regardless of residency)
    Effective as of 2014-09-19
    Books & Supplies $1,000 $2,200
    On-Campus – Room & Board $5,534 $5,728
    On-Campus – Other Expenses $1,200(N/C)
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Room & Board $4,000(N/C)
    Off-Campus w/out Family – Other Expenses $1,200(N/C)
    Off-Campus with Family – Room & Board $1,200(N/C)

    Admission Criteria

     = Required,   = Recommended,   = Neither required nor recommended
    Open Admissions
    Secondary School GPA / Rank / Record N/A /  N/A /  N/A
    College Prep. CompletionN/A
    Formal competency demoN/A
    Admission test scoresN/A
    Other testsN/A

    Admission Credits Accepted

    Dual Credit
    Life Experience
    Advanced Placement (AP)

    Student Services

    Remedial Services
    Academic / Career Counseling
    PT Cost-defraying Employment
    Career Placement
    On-Campus Day Care
    Library Facility

    Student Living

    First-time Room / Board Required
    Dorm Capacity728
    Meals per Week20
    Room Fee$3,474
    Board Fee$2,270

    Student Completion / Graduation Demographics

    Total 13 48 29 2 126 539 11 788
    Agricultural Engineering 1 1 2
    Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician 2 2 9 13
    Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician 1 2 3 5 37 48
    Business/Commerce, General 3 3 12 16 1 37
    Casino Management 4 4
    Civil Engineering Technology/Technician 1 5 6
    Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 3 1 4 25 1 36
    Construction Engineering Technology/Technician 2 6 16 56 80
    Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other 7 1 5 29 3 46
    Diesel Mechanics Technology/Technician 2 2 10 69 1 84
    Engineering Technology, General 3 4 2 10 36 57
    General Office Occupations and Clerical Services 1 3 11 16
    Graphic Design 1 2 5 8
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General 3 4 9 18
    Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician 2 9 29 1 41
    Information Technology 4 2 3 2 5 65 86
    Instrumentation Technology/Technician 1 1 2 15 19
    Intermedia/Multimedia 1 5 7
    Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians, Other 1 2 3
    Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
    Orthotist/Prosthetist 1 2 12 1 16
    Petroleum Technology/Technician
    Photography 1 1 7 9
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 4 3 7 47 3 65
    Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 1 12 1 21 49 87

    Faculty Compensation / Salaries

    Ranks 2995th for the average full-time faculty salary.
    Effective as of 2014-09-20
    Tenure system N/A
    Average FT Salary $54,348 ($53,745 male / $44,337 female)
    Number of FT Faculty 123 (86 male / 37 female)
    Number of PT Faculty 174
    FT Faculty Ratio 0.7 : 1
    Total Benefits $4,326,000

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