Bacone College

Tel: (9.1)868-3458
957 students
Private not-for-profit

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Bacone College, an independent institution related to the American Baptist Churches, USA, maintains its commitment to serving American Indians within a culturally diverse community. The college, through its baccalaureate and associate degree programs, challenges students to develop intellectual and social skills, spiritual values and healthy lifestyles by providing quality education in a nurturing Christian environment.
School Highlights:
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Bacone College serves 957 students (97.81% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is more than the state average of 41%.
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Bacone College is one of 2 community colleges within Muskogee County, OK.
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The nearest community college is Connors State College (19.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bacone College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 59 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 957 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 957 students 1,282 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students 936 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 21 students
1,017 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
26%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
8%
7%
% Black
30%
12%
% White
19%
57%
% Two or more races
3%
2%
% Unknown races
11%
3%
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. 0.67 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $14,050 is more than the state average of $5,694. The in-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $14,050 is more than the state average of $10,325. The out-state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $14,050 $5,694
Out-State Tuition Fees $14,050 $10,252
Total Dormitory Capacity 622 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
89%
Percent Admitted 72%
79%
SAT Total Avg. 862
945
SAT Reading 387
465
SAT Math 475
480
ACT Composite Avg. 18
20
ACT English 17
19
ACT Math 18
19
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Founded in 1880, Bacone College is an independent four-year liberal arts college located in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Affiliated with the American Baptist Churches, U.S.A., Bacone is the oldest college in continuous operation in the state of Oklahoma and maintains its commitment to serving Native Americans within a culturally diverse community. More than 750 students are enrolled in baccalaureate and associate degree programs in health sciences, education, business and arts and sciences. We have a beautiful 187-acre campus. With one of the most diverse student populations in the United States, Bacone provides a learning/living community dedicated to celebrating and serving its cultural diversity and preparing students to successfully live and work in an ever-increasing global community and market place. Curricular and extracurricular activities are important in Bacone's total educational program. Bacone College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The Higher Learning Commission is part of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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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 $14,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 73%. 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 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.