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 957 students (98% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black and American), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Bacone College is one of 2 community colleges within Muskogee County, OK.
  • The nearest community college to Bacone College is Connors State College (19.5 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Bacone College(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty59 staff58 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Bacone College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Bacone College diversity score of 0.79 is more than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment957 students1,805 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:129:1
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# Full-Time Students936 students849 students
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# Part-Time Students21 students956 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
622350
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% American Indian/Alaskan
26%
10%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
8%
6%
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% Black
30%
9%
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% White
19%
61%
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% Hawaiian
1%
-
% Two or more races
3%
5%
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% Unknown races
10%
5%
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Diversity Score0.790.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$33,300$33,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $14,050 is more than the state average of $13,977. The private state tuition has grown by 14% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$14,050$13,977
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid88%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$26,350$11,520
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Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,500
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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: 2016 (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.

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Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,558 per year for in-state students and $8,857 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,977 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.