Oklahoma Community Colleges

There are 31 community colleges located throughout Oklahoma (18 public colleges and 13 private colleges), serving 87,527 students.
Minority enrollment is 29% (majority American and Black), which is less than the national average of 34%.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is more than the 31:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(OK) School Average
American Indian
11%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
5%
Black
8%
White
71%
Unknown
3%

Oklahoma Community Colleges by Town:

Recent Articles
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Freshman Year in College Looks More and More Like High School
Nearly 52 percent of community college students in the United States begin their freshman year in at least one remedial class. These courses, which help students acquire knowledge and skills they should have acquired in high school, do not count toward their degree requirements. As a result, students are taking longer than ever to obtain their degree, if they obtain one at all.
Federal Student Loans – Unavailable at 20% of Community Colleges
Although a community college education is inexpensive when compared to tuition and fees at a four-year institution, some students still need financial assistance to pay their education bills. Yet, some community colleges don’t participate in the federal student loan program, putting some students in a financial bind.
Post-Recession Cliff Looms for Community Colleges
While many factors have contributed to the current decline in community college enrollment, the recovering economy is chief among them. As more and more people return to the workforce, fewer students enroll in courses at community colleges. Many institutions must now deal with budget shortfalls in the face of double-digit declines in enrollment.
Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,242 per year for in-state students and $7,623 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $7,389 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.47, which is higher than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.