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meet

OKCU

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oklahoma city university Home of the Stars We are a close-knit community with far-reaching opportunities. Our campus culture encourages deep engagement at all levels to allow students to rise to high expectations.

private university population

1600 undergraduates 600 graduates 120 doctoral students 400 law students

Our location in the heart of OKC gives students access and association with the city’s corporate and civic leaders. consistently ranked a

by US News & World Report

united methodist

we have students from all over the world

largest city in land area

(College Raptor)

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heart Oklahoma HOME

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Bricktown

Wheeler District

(Business Insider)

OKC Energy FC

Automobile Alley

okc metro

OKC Thunder

Lake Hefner

(glassdoor) Midtown

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of science students are accepted into the graduate program of their choice.

dance alums have performed on national or international tours.

of School of Religion graduates who apply to graduate school or seminary are accepted.

“the best preparatory dance program in the nation�

Named

(OnStage)

K.C. Patrick, former editor of Dance Magazine

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Meinders School of Business

Bass School of Music hosts more than

each year

student-to-faculty ratio

of classes taught by professors, not graduate assistants

of business schools in the world

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PETREE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

MEINDERS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

KRAMER SCHOOL OF NURSING

Art • Studio Art Biochemistry (BS) Biology (BS) • Biology • Biomedical Science • Cell & Molecular Biology Chemistry (BS) Computer Science (BS) Criminal Justice (BS or BA) Education (BS or BA) • Early Childhood • Elementary • Secondary English (BA) Exercise & Sports Science (BS) • Exercise Science • Human Performance Film Production (BFA) History (BA) History/Political Science (BA) Mass Communications (BA) • Multimedia Journalism & Broadcast Production • Strategic Communications Mathematics (BS) Philosophy (BA) Philosophy/Political Science/ Economics (BA) Physics (BS) Political Science (BS or BA) Pre-Engineering Studies (BS) Psychology (BS) Spanish (BA)

Accounting (BBA) Business Administration (BBA) Economics (BBA) Finance (BBA) Marketing (BBA)

Nursing (BSN) RN-BSN

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ANN LACY SCHOOL OF AMERICAN DANCE & ENTERTAINMENT Dance • American Dance Teacher (BS) • Dance Management (BS) • Dance Performance (BPA) Entertainment Business (BS)

WANDA L. BASS SCHOOL OF MUSIC Guitar Performance (BM) Instrumental Music Education (BME) Instrumental Performance (BM) Music (BA) Music/Elective Studies in Pre-Law (BA) Music/Elective Studies in Pre-Med (BA) Music Composition (BM) Music Theater (BM) Piano Pedagogy (BM) Piano Performance (BM) Vocal Music Education (BME) Vocal Performance (BM)

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Doctor of Nursing Practice • Administrative • Adult-Gerontology Acute Care (certificate available) • Family Nurse Practitioner (certificate available) Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing WIMBERLY SCHOOL OF Doctor of Psychology: Clinical Psychology RELIGION Juris Doctor Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration Religious Studies (BA) Youth Ministry/Religious Education (BA) Juris Doctor/Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership Master Certificate in Healthcare Practice Management Master of Arts in Nonprofit Leadership (Leadership or SCHOOL OF Arts Administration) THEATRE Master of Arts in TESOL Master of Business Administration Acting (BFA) Master of Education Design & Production (BFA) • Applied Behavioral Studies Theatre & Performance (BA) • American Montessori Certification • Professional Counseling PRE-PROFESSIONAL Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Master of Music Pre-Athletic Training Master of Physician Assistant Studies Pre-Dental Master of Science/Arts in Criminology Pre-Law Master of Science in Accounting Pre-Medicine Master of Science in Computer Science Pre-Occupational Therapy Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies Pre-Optometry Master of Science in Energy Management Pre-Pharmacy Master of Science in Nursing Pre-Physical Therapy • Nursing Education Pre-Physician Assistant • Nursing Leadership Pre-Veterinary Medicine • Clinical Nurse Leader


OKCU School of Law

78% OF FACULTY HOLD THE HIGHEST DEGREE IN THEIR FIELD

3+2 Dual or 3+3 Triple Degree Engineering Program with Washington University in St. Louis. Students complete three years at OKCU and then transfer to Washington University in St. Louis to complete two or three years of study in the engineering field of their choice, earning two Bachelor of Science degrees (two years at WashU) plus one Master of Science degree in Engineering (three years at WashU).

DOCTOR OF PSYCHOLOGY & PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT APPLICANTS WHO HAVE AN OKCU UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE, HAVE COMPLETED THE PREREQUISITES, AND HAVE A 3.2 CUMULATIVE GPA ARE GUARANTEED AN INTERVIEW FOR THE PA AND PSYD PRGRAMS.

The PPE major is an interdisciplinary major with concentrations in the areas of philosophy, political science, and economics. The program includes a fast track option to a law degree, allowing students to complete their combined B.A. and J.D. degrees in only six years, rather than the usual seven.

With tracks in event planning, entertainment pre-law, talent management, and entertainment enterprise, we have plenty of options for those interested in making it all happen.

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Justice Sotomayor

Actor Jason Alexander

Minister and Theologian Nadia Bolz-Weber

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Students glassing a bull moose at the base of Mt. Moran in Grand Teton National Park

Sister Rosemary


OKCU is known for the distinguished leaders and speakers we host on campus to engage and inspire our students and community.

Studying abroad provides great opportunities to enhance your college education while living in another country. At OKCU, we give you the opportunity to travel and study in almost every country in the world.

for Kramer School of Nursing students

All business students have access to the Bloomberg Terminal, a resource for premier financial data used to monitor and analyze market data.

STARS TAKE ADVANTAGE OF HUNDREDS OF INTERNSHIPS AND PARTNERSHIPS WITH A VARIETY OF COMPANIES AND ORGANIZATIONS IN ALL FIELDS. Performing Arts has

with Oklahoma Children’s Theatre, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Ballet, and Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre.

employers visit OKCU each year to recruit our graduates

Miguel, a senior mass comm student spent a summer in Los Angeles working as a broadcast news intern for KTTV Fox 11

for performing arts seniors in NYC, Dallas, Chicago, and LA each year. Additionally, the School of Theatre produces and supports more productions than any other undergraduate program in the U.S.

Science study abroad trip to Costa Rica

usually consist of a short trip during which the OKCU faculty teach an intensive class. These programs frequently occur on the campuses of universities abroad, which allows students the opportunity to live in student housing owned by that institution and take a second class taught by a professor of the host university.

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Students touch the star at matriculation convocation at the beginning of their freshman year and again at graduation to signify the start and end of their undergraduate career.


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Baseball (M) Basketball (M & W) Canoe/Kayak (Coed) Cheerleading (Coed) Cross Country (M & W) Golf (M & W) Pom (Coed) Rowing (M & W) Soccer (M & W) Softball (W) STUNT (W) Track & Field (M & W) Volleyball (W) Wrestling (M & W) OCUSPORTS.COM

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student-led organizations there’s always something going on!

mean great food and plenty of options

can assist with safety escorts, battery jumpstarts, locked vehicles, and flat tires.

features treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bikes, machine and free weights. Visit okcu.edu/residencelife for more information!

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C/O A Good Egg Dining Group + Choate House

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Tony-Award winners Kelli O'Hara (Vocal Performance '98) and Kristin Chenoweth (Music Theater '91, Master of Music '93) have each been staples on Broadway for more than a decade.


BAILEY PERKINS, POLITICAL SCIENCE & HISTORY ’12

KRISTEN BAILEY, NURSING ’13

Perkins works as the outreach and legislative liaison at the Oklahoma Policy Institute, where she is responsible for representing the OPI at the Oklahoma State Capitol during legislative sessions, as well as working closely with advocacy groups and coalitions in the Oklahoma City area.

In 2014, Bailey was recognized as an Outstanding Nursing Alumnus by the Kramer School of Nursing for implementing a new fall risk program at the Oklahoma City hospital where she worked. The program was based on a project she had completed during her last semester of school. Bailey now works as a family nurse practitioner in Oklahoma City.

AYSSETTE MUNOZ, ACTING ’13

RICK McKEE, MUSIC COMPOSITION ’09

Munoz is an actress who recently starred in “Ah Wilderness” at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Television credits include “Chicago P.D.,” and she was featured as one of the Chicago Tribune’s Top 10 New Faces in Chicago Theater in 2015.

McKee works as a music producer out of Orlando, FL. His works range from television specials to theme parks, firework shows, parades, commercials, jingles, ride soundtracks, and cruise lines. He served as an arranger on both an Emmy-nominated song in 2009, and an Emmy Award-winning song in 2011. His music can be found on over 30 Walt Disney Record releases.

MADI ALEXANDER, POLITICAL SCIENCE, MASS COMMUNICATIONS ’14 Alexander is a multimedia journalist whose works have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, CNN, and more. She is currently a data journalist for Bloomberg Government in Washington, D.C.

SASHA HUTCHINGS, DANCE PERFORMANCE ’11 Hutchings was a member of the original ensemble of the hit musical "Hamilton." She is currently an ensemble member of the Lincoln Center Theater's production of "My Fair Lady" on Broadway.

ANNA NGUYEN, MARKETING ’17 Nguyen works as a brand manager at Blank Label Records, a record company based out of New York City.

ROBERT POSTOTNIK, ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS ’11 Postotnik works for the award-winning global entertainment agency AKA NYC as an art director. Working cross-platform, he oversees campaigns from concept to production executions in print and digital. Current clients include: “Harry Potter & the Cursed Child,” “Anastasia: The Musical,” “Big Apple Circus,” “Groundhog Day: The Musical,” “A Bronx Tail” “New York Botanical Garden,” “Significant Other,” and “Fiddler on the Roof.”

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AD M ISSIO NS Apply for admission by completing the application at okcu.edu/apply. Application opens June 1.

S UB M I T T HE R EQUI R ED DO CU ME NT S: An official copy of your high school transcript An official copy of your ACT or SAT score report, which may be included in your high school transcript High School Counselor Recommendation Form The essay portion of the application Application Fee Admissions decisions are mailed out beginning September 1. Apply early during your senior year for best scholarship opportunities!

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RE QUIRE ME N T S We use a holistic approach to review your admissions application. Regular admission requires a 3.0 grade point average and 22 ACT or 1100 SAT.

OKC U.E DU/A DMISSION S

The Oklahoma City University Honors Program is a universitywide program open to academically talented and motivated students who are enrolled in any of OKCU’s undergraduate programs. The program offers students the opportunity to enhance their college education through unique academic, cultural, and social experiences.


COST & SCH OLARSHIPS TUI TION 2018-19 Academic Year Tuition is based on full time, 12-16 credit hours. Fees are estimated as they vary based on major and required classes. Meal and housing charges vary based on choice. Tuition (per semester) - $13,638 Fees (based on 15 hours, per semester) - $1,875 First-Time Fees (one time fee) - $660 Walker Hall Double Non-Renovated (per semester) - $2,050 Walker Hall Double Renovated (per semester) - $2,250 Meal Plan (Plan C) - $2,265

FINANCIAL AID 90% of students are awarded financial aid, including more than $34 million in academic merit- and talent-based scholarships. For a complete list of scholarships, visit okcu.edu/scholarships.

FAF SA Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) beginning October 1. Fill out the FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov. OKCU’s school code is 003166. Visit okcu.edu/financialaid/tips. OKCU.EDU/FINANCIALAID

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Office of Undergraduate Admissions 2501 N Blackwelder Ave Oklahoma City, OK 73106

B E A S TAR FOR A DAY! Schedule a campus tour at okcu.edu/visit. Tour the campus with a Gold Star Ambassador, sit in on a class, visit with current students, meet with professors, and eat lunch in the caf.

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Visit okcu.edu for special events throughout the year.

2018 Viewbook  

You belong at Oklahoma City University

2018 Viewbook  

You belong at Oklahoma City University