Northern Oklahoma College

Tel: (580)628-6200
4,688 students
Public institution

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Northern Oklahoma College, a public muti-campus liberal arts community college, provides higher educational opportunities to seek the associate degree, cultural enrichment and economic achievement.
School Highlights:
Northern Oklahoma College serves 4,688 students (49% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 33:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority American and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Northern Oklahoma College is the only community colleges within Kay County County, OK.
The nearest community college is Cowley County Community College (30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 143 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Northern Oklahoma College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 143 staff
60 staff

Student Body

The student population of 4,688 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 33:1 has increased from 26:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,688 students
1,269 students
Student : Teacher Ratio 33:1
21:1
# Full-Time Students
2,289 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 2,399 students
1,017 students
Northern Oklahoma College sch enrollment Northern Oklahoma College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
11%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
% Black
5%
12%
% White
76%
57%
% Unknown races
1%
3%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Northern Oklahoma College sch ethnicity Northern Oklahoma College sta ethnicity
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. 0.29 0.53

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,019 is less than the state average of $5,740. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,459 is less than the state average of $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,019 $5,740
Northern Oklahoma College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,459 $10,252
Northern Oklahoma College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 526 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 73%
89%
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Northern Oklahoma College is a two-year, state supported college founded in 1901 by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature. Tonkawa, Oklahoma, site of the original 120-acre Northern Oklahoma College Campus, is a rural community of approximately 3500 people. It is located 12 miles west of Ponca City on U.S. Highway 60 and just two miles east of Interstate Highway 35. Tonkawa campus has six residence halls which can house approximately 380 students. Northern offers over 50 associate degrees in three general areas: Arts, Science, and Applied Science. Northern Oklahoma College offers programs in 64 fields of study leading to the Associate of Arts, Associate of science, or Associate of Applied Science degree. The AA and AS degrees are designed as transfer programs to four year institutions, while the AAS degree represents a career program for those seeking training and job skills. The college Acadmic division includes Business, Fine Arts, Health, Physical Education & Recreation, Language Arts, Nursing, Science & Mathematics, Social Science and Developmental Studies, Counseling & Tutoring.

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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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.