Northern Oklahoma College

Tel: (580)628-6200
4,986 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 4,986 students (56% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Northern Oklahoma College is the only community colleges within Kay County, OK.
The nearest community college is Cowley County Community College (30 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Northern Oklahoma College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 4,986 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has increased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has declined by 35% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,986 students
1,303 students
Northern Oklahoma College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
2,787 students
834 students
Northern Oklahoma College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 2,199 students
1,040 students
Northern Oklahoma College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Northern Oklahoma College sch enrollment Northern Oklahoma College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
8%
1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Northern Oklahoma College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
3%
7%
Northern Oklahoma College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
3%
11%
Northern Oklahoma College Black (2006-2012)
% White
84%
66%
Northern Oklahoma College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
- 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 0.44
Northern Oklahoma College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,845 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $7,035 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 21% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,845 $5,890
Northern Oklahoma College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $7,035 $10,050
Northern Oklahoma College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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 $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 0.44. The most diverse community college in Maryland is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.