OC Sets Record, Celebrates Decade of Enrollment Highs
Oklahoma Christian set another enrollment record this fall, with 2,479 students calling OC home.
This marks the third straight year of record enrollment at Oklahoma Christian, fueled by a 13 percent increase since fall 2011. Overall, the last decade has featured OC’s 10 highest enrollments ever.
Oklahoma Christian also set a graduate record this year with 502 master’s students enrolled, up 10 percent over last year’s previous high. Undergraduate enrollment rose to 1,977 students, including 38 National Merit Finalists.
Thirty-seven percent of OC’s undergraduate students are from Oklahoma while another 23 percent are from Texas. Overall, OC’s student body hails from 42 states and 49 countries. More than 80 percent of OC undergraduates live on campus.
“We’re proud to have another record enrollment, with students from all over our state, from all over our country and from all over our world. We’re also excited to have a record number of students living on campus in our close-knit Christian community,” OC president John deSteiguer said. “Our faculty is second to none – they’re learned scholars, compassionate mentors and spiritual examples. And our staff’s dedication to our students and mission also has helped increase our retention and enrollment. OC is a place where lessons are learned, lives are changed, and the world becomes better.”
View more stories from the Fall 2014 issue of Vision magazine.