Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Stillwater, OK

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,841
Graduate Enrollment: 4,361
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Town: Distant (in urban cluster more than 10 miles and up to 35 miles from an urbanized area)
Four-year, large, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 68.37%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 28.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 5.7% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,166
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1050 - 1250

2022 Median Admit ACT: 24
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 20 - 27

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 52.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 28.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 17.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.9% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 67.7%
Black: 4.4%
Hispanic: 8.9%
Asian: 2.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 4.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 10.1%
Non-resident alien: 2.3%
Unknown race: 0.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $24,239
In-State tuition: $9,244
Out-of-State tuition: $24,764

Estimated books and supplies: $1,140 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $9,646 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,740 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $9,646 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,740 (2022)

Average Family Income: $78,841 (2017)
Median Family Income: $48,983 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 27.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 38.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $217 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $6,513
$30k-48k $7,932
$48k-75k $12,675
$75k-110k $18,101
$110k+ $20,529

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 45%
6-year graduation rate: 66%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.3% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $20,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,250 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,269 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $16,750 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 70.9% (2015)
@3 year 74.8% (2017)
@5 year 81.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 55.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 56.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,418 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $54,070 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Agriculture, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 152 $19,162 $184 $42,009 ($3,501) $51,143 ($4,262)
Master's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 5
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Production Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 5
Master's Degree International Agriculture. 25 $350 $51,112 ($4,259)
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Public Services. 69 $16,125 $159 $39,204 ($3,267)
Master's Degree Agricultural Public Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 234 $19,500 $199 $33,326 ($2,777) $43,388 ($3,616)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 6
Doctoral Degree Animal Sciences. 5
Bachelor's Degree Food Science and Technology. 12
Master's Degree Food Science and Technology. 1
Doctoral Degree Food Science and Technology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 13
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 4
Doctoral Degree Plant Sciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Soil Sciences. 24 $45,076 ($3,756)
Master's Degree Soil Sciences. 9
Doctoral Degree Soil Sciences. 1
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 6
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 15
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 49 $21,157 $218 $72,238 ($6,020)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 17
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 2
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 258 $21,750 $219 $66,364 ($5,530) $85,403 ($7,117)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 21
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 7
Master's Degree Petroleum Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 36 $26,000 $276 $64,001 ($5,333)
Master's Degree Industrial Engineering. 17
Doctoral Degree Industrial Engineering. 2
Master's Degree Engineering, Other. 36
Master's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 2 $104,597 ($8,716)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 21 $26,220 $268 $70,136 ($5,845)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 69 $23,302 $238 $57,331 ($4,778) $72,645 ($6,054)
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 43 $24,525 $260 $69,521 ($5,793) $82,708 ($6,892)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Engineering-Related Fields. 3
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 12
Doctoral Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General. 2
Master's Degree Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Business Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 18
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 69 $19,323 $196 $36,250 ($3,021)
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 5
Doctoral Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 42 $21,750 $217 $17,311 ($1,443)
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 18
Doctoral Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 25 $12,888 $137
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pharmacology and Toxicology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 56 $25,000 $227 $31,601 ($2,633)
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 16 $45,703 ($3,809)
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 31 $23,301 $237 $44,482 ($3,707)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 5
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 4
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 3
Master's Degree Statistics. 3
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 2
Master's Degree Natural Sciences. 2
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 10
Doctoral Degree Nutrition Sciences. 1
Master's Degree International/Global Studies. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate International/Global Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 29 $21,313 $192 $33,415 ($2,785)
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 25 $22,200 $217
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 60 $24,751 $235 $32,267 ($2,689) $39,574 ($3,298)
Master's Degree Sociology. 2
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 4
Bachelor's Degree Air Transportation. 77 $19,924 $197 $40,692 ($3,391)
Master's Degree Air Transportation. 11
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 61
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 50 $21,111 $224 $35,081 ($2,923) $34,281 ($2,857)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 12
Master's Degree Music. 12
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 75 $20,443 $194 $15,355 ($1,280)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 22 $340 $57,872 ($4,823) $51,812 ($4,318)
Bachelor's Degree Public Health. 77 $20,500 $209 $36,042 ($3,004) $48,997 ($4,083)
Master's Degree Public Health. 17
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 49 $24,275 $240 $38,549 ($3,212)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 41
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 4
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 304 $22,250 $223 $42,477 ($3,540) $56,827 ($4,736)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Marketing. 9
Bachelor's Degree History. 25 $21,465 $236 $28,340 ($2,362)
Master's Degree History. 2
Doctoral Degree History. 3
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 8
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 8
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Sciences and Technology. 28 $28,000 $270 $51,096 ($4,258)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Architectural Sciences and Technology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 7
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 10
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 17 $22,750 $224 $36,753 ($3,063)
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 143 $22,062 $225 $34,164 ($2,847) $51,274 ($4,273)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 155 $23,759 $245 $57,874 ($4,823) $83,663 ($6,972)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 76
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer and Information Sciences, General. 2
Master's Degree Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 1
Master's Degree Education, General. 2
Doctoral Degree Education, General. 12 $73,592 ($6,133)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 6
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 30 $270 $46,169 ($3,847)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 33 $223 $43,169 ($3,597)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 14
Master's Degree Educational/Instructional Media Design. 14
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational/Instructional Media Design. 13
Bachelor's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 115 $19,584 $196 $55,230 ($4,603)
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 128 $23,858 $228 $38,018 ($3,168) $45,585 ($3,799)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 28 $237 $42,428 ($3,536)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 50 $22,500 $226 $29,892 ($2,491)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 254 $26,000 $246 $35,670 ($2,973) $52,247 ($4,354)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 65 $22,000 $218
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 74 $20,030 $198 $24,989 ($2,082)
Master's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 4
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 5
Master's Degree Philosophy. 8
Doctoral Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 4
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 17
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 20 $25,000 $241
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 15
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 8
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 7
Master's Degree Physics. 1
Doctoral Degree Physics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 172 $20,500 $209 $29,870 ($2,489) $44,208 ($3,684)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 10
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 5
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 11
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 24 $580 $63,816 ($5,318)
Bachelor's Degree Fire Protection. 45 $26,500 $276 $77,817 ($6,485) $89,490 ($7,458)
Master's Degree Fire Protection. 13
Doctoral Degree Fire Protection. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Homeland Security. 1
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 14
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 4
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 9
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 3
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 2
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 59 $21,107 $207 $27,630 ($2,303)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 7
First Professional Degree Veterinary Medicine. 85
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 16 $29,400 $133 $62,605 ($5,217)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16 $51,015 ($4,251)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 409 $22,472 $215 $43,368 ($3,614) $54,967 ($4,581)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 134 $213 $81,172 ($6,764) $86,816 ($7,235)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 16
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 10
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 147 $23,250 $220 $54,663 ($4,555) $72,003 ($6,000)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 34 $65,708 ($5,476)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 27 $21,250 $173 $43,948 ($3,662)
Master's Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 1
Doctoral Degree Business/Managerial Economics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 52 $22,500 $217 $42,138 ($3,512)
Master's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 15
Graduate/Professional Certificate Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 7
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 187 $22,060 $226 $55,308 ($4,609) $72,317 ($6,026)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 3
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 68 $21,122 $224 $34,488 ($2,874) $45,907 ($3,826)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 8
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 33 $455 $44,532 ($3,711) $57,168 ($4,764)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 147 $24,585 $254 $41,570 ($3,464) $43,047 ($3,587)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 5
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 63 $23,102 $217 $47,454 ($3,955) $46,040 ($3,837)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 75 $19,843 $207 $68,597 ($5,716)
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 20 $16,500 $211 $57,635 ($4,803)
Master's Degree Agricultural Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Architectural Engineering. 12
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 81 $25,875 $260 $74,015 ($6,168) $96,261 ($8,022)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 6
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 59 $23,250 $228 $68,097 ($5,675)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 30 $23,000 $235 $71,624 ($5,969)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 18


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $84,825
Full time faculty: 88%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 18.0

School's endowment start of year: $432,509,914 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $528,389,587 (2022)