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OC Cost Details for undergraduates

Your OC degree is worth far more than the price tag of tuition, and we are proud to be the Best Total Package college in the entire state of Oklahoma.* You can measure our value by our stellar competitive rankings, solid SAT/ACT scores, low actual cost, debt $12,000 below the national average, job prospects and placement, career earnings, diversity and our amazing city.

Below is the full 'sticker' price. Use the Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of your actual cost.

2023-24 Cost Sheet PDF

2024-25 Cost Sheet PDF

2023-2024 School Year

Undergraduate CostSemesterYear
Tuition (12-17 hours per semester)
Student Service Fee (full-time students)
Technology and Infrastructure Fee (full-time students)


Housing (typical price for shared freshman housing)
Meal Plan (Residence Hall Meal Plan)



Undergraduate TuitionSemester
Full-time tuition (17 hours)
Per credit cost over 17 hours
$720 (per hour)

Part-time tuition, per credit hour cost
$900 (per hour)

Student Service Fee (full-time students)

Student Service Fee (part-time students)
Freshman Orientation Programs Fee (freshman year; first semester only)
$150 (first semester only)
Technology and Infrastructure Fee (full time students)
Technology and Infrastructure Fee (part time students)
Parking Fee
$50 (first semester only)
Commuter Fee*
Athletic Fee**

*This fee is applied only to students who are living off-campus. It includes 25 meals in The Branch, $50 Eagle Bucks, and a Parking Permit.
**Applied towards Club and Varsity Athletes

Winter 2023 & Summer 2024

Undergraduate TuitionDiscounted Winter | Summer Sessions
$725 per credit hour
Save 40% on each class - $430 per hour

Do the math!

A college degree is a wise investment. A study by the U.S. Census Bureau compared lifetime earnings among different degree holders.

  • $1.2 million - average lifetime earnings with a high school diploma
  • $2.1 million - average lifetime earnings with a bachelor’s degree
  • $2.5 million - average lifetime earnings with a master’s degree

Your dollar goes farther at OC. Full tuition at OC is $12,000 below the national average of $36,880 for four-year private universities as reported by the College Board’s Annual Survey of Colleges.

$24,550 annual tuition at OC
$12,650 average financial aid at OC
$11,900 average annual tuition paid at OC

* source

Calculate the cost

Navigating the cost of higher education can be complicated. One word, FAFSA. We can’t simplify FAFSA for you, but our financial counselors can help you put all of the pieces together. 94% of our students receive some form of financial aid.

Scholarships at OC

When you attend OC there is a 94% chance that you will have a scholarship or another form of financial aid. You may even qualify for more than one scholarship! Look through all of our opportunities, fill out the universal application form and check all of the scholarships you qualify to apply for.

OC gave $21,083,999 in institutional gift aid in 2020-2021!

Total outside scholarships and veterans benefits for 2020-2021 totaled $1,893,763!

Avoid excess debt

You can become an OC graduate and join the ranks of our students who graduate with debt $10,000 below national average. You will be equipped with the single greatest tool to pay off student loan debt - - finishing your degree and beginning your career. Your degree is an investment that pays a lifetime of dividends. So worth it!

The average student loan debt of OC 2018-19 graduating class is $27,300.

The national average of student loan debt: $37,000.

Created with calling

You have talents, gifts and skills unique to you and the Lord has called you to use his generous gifts to glorify him. You can discover an education and career path aligned with your calling by visiting DaySix, our calling and career office. You will have a destination and save money when you take a direct path to arrive.

We salute ROTC

You have a heart to serve and the desire to protect and defend the people and places you love. If ROTC is the right fit for you, check out our partnerships with UCO Army ROTC and OU Air Force ROTC. You could get a full-ride scholarship after your freshman year of ROTC commitment.