2299 Old Bacone Rd
Muskogee, OK 74403
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • 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 321 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the state community college average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,050
  • Acceptance Rate: 47%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Bacone College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 56 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Bacone College
(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
56 staff
154 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Bacone College has declined by 66% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The Bacone College diversity score of 0.81 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
321 students
1,531 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
265 students
785 students
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# Part-Time Students
56 students
896 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
248 students
270 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
265 students
785 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
7 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
56 students
896 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
9 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
457 students
320 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
41%
9%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
5%
10%
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% Black
8%
7%
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% White
11%
55%
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% Hawaiian
5%
n/a
% Two or more races
3%
10%
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% Non Resident races
3%
4%
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% Unknown races
22%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.81
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
2.99%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
1.58%
3.59%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$33,300
$34,700
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Tuition 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 Aid
90%
90%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$29,375
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$11,000
$5,889
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Acceptance Rate
47%
47%
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SAT Total Avg.
862
862
SAT Reading
387
387
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SAT Math
475
475
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SAT Writing
414
414
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ACT Total Avg.
53
53
ACT Composite
18
18
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ACT English
17
17
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ACT Math
18
18
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bacone College cost?

Bacone College's private state tuition is approximately $14,050.

What is the acceptance rate of Bacone College?

The acceptance rate of Bacone College is 47%, which is equal to the state average of 47%.

What is Bacone College's ranking?

Bacone College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Oklahoma for: Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 321 students
  • Private-state tuition: $14,050
  • Acceptance Rate: 47%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 6:1
  • Minority enrollment: 89%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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