1727 W. Alabama Chickasha, OK 73018-5322 405-574-1357
About University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • Year of Foundation 1908
  • Size of Campus 75 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Trimester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,430
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 64% 36% 7.74%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 3,720 in-state, 8,820 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 1,013
The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, or USAO, is a public liberal arts college located in Chickasha, Oklahoma. It is the only public college with a strictly liberal arts-focused curriculum in Oklahoma. It grants Bachelor's Degrees and many students move on to graduate schools across the nation. USAO was founded in 1908 as a school for women. Today, the school is coeducational and educates approximately 1,000 students. The school is also a member of COPLAC.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chi-Alpha, Baptist Campus Ministry, Catholic Student Center, FCA
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African American Student Association, Inter-tribal Heritage, International Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Droverstock, Inter-Tribal Pow Wow, Scholastic Achievement Meet, Tinsel Ball, Montmartre Art Festival
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members 2%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta, Hypatia, Beta Beta Beta, Kappa Delta Pi, Pi Gamma Mu, Psi Chi, Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
  • Setting Rural
  • Distance to nearest train Oklahoma City (41)
  • Distance to nearest bus Oklahoma City
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Oklahoma City (41)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 59%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 37%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 2%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (35%), apartment for single students (65%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 39%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Museums Herbarium, Art Gallery
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Number Of Microforms 150,581
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, birth control
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all school buildings and on all school property
  • Number Of Subscriptions 150
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 20
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 66
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 30
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills, other
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 4,212
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
  • Number Of Books in Library 74,256
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library Facilities 100%
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 23%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,012
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 75%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 1 year 90%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years 95%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs FAA, Devon Oil, Industry Systems
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