Bacone College

  • 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

Bacone College serves 275 students (85% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

Bacone College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Oklahoma for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bacone College(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse FieldsBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty56 staff154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Bacone College has declined by 71% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Bacone College diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment275 students1,720 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio5:113:1
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# Full-Time Students235 students831 students
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# Part-Time Students40 students889 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
457 students300 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
65%
9%
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% Asian
1%
3%
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% Hispanic
2%
11%
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% Black
9%
8%
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% White
10%
53%
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% Hawaiian
2%
-
% Two or more races
1%
10%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
8%
4%
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Diversity Score0.550.68
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,300$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $14,050 is less than the state average of $14,142. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,050$14,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$31,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,539
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Acceptance Rate72%72%
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SAT Total Avg.862862
SAT Reading387387
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SAT Math475475
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SAT Writing414414
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ACT Total Avg.5353
ACT Composite1818
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ACT English1717
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ACT Math1818
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Bacone College is Connors State College (19.7 miles away).
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    (918) 463-2931
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    Okmulgee, OK 74447
    (918) 293-4678
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    Tulsa, OK 74133
    (918) 879-8400
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    Tulsa, OK 74145
    (919) 610-0027
    38.70542
  • Platt College
    Private for-profit
    235 students | 39.00 Mi3801 S Sheridan
    Tulsa, OK 74145
    (918) 663-9000
    39.00235
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