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Schools Offering Education Programs in Oklahoma


Around 2.8% of Oklahoma's graduates graduate from education degree programs every year. Thus, Oklahoma's 38 education schools put out approximately 2,864 education professionals each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a education program is Oklahoma City University, which is located in Oklahoma City. In 2010, it was ranked 36th nationwide. 22 students graduated with a degree in education from Oklahoma City University in 2010. The tuition rate at Oklahoma City University was $25,760 per year.

Oklahoma Christian University, which is located in Edmond, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a education program. It received a ranking of 38th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 47 students graduated from Oklahoma Christian University education program. Tuition at Oklahoma Christian University was $17,456 per year.

The third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a education program is Saint Gregorys University. Saint Gregorys University, which was ranked 54th in the country in 2010, is located in Shawnee. The tuition rate at Saint Gregorys University was $17,516 per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Oklahoma's education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $7,669 per year, though tuition can range from $28,735 per year to $2,091 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. University of Tulsa - located in Tulsa, students are charged $28,735 per year
  2. Oklahoma City University - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $25,760 per year
  3. Oral Roberts University - located in Tulsa, students are charged $20,054 per year

The education schools that charged the lowest tuition rates in Oklahoma were:

  1. Connors State College - located in Warner, students are charged $2,091 per year
  2. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  3. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year

An education degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Many Oklahoma education graduates become a postsecondary vocational teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, business teacher, and computer science teacher. In 2010, there were 36,210 education professional working in Oklahoma, including 1,090 instructional coordinators, 2,320 postsecondary vocational teachers, and 1,010 postsecondary teachers. The largest populations of Oklahoma education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 11,420 education professionals
  2. Creek County - 8,580 education professionals
  3. Atoka County - 4,230 education professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of education professionals is expected to grow by 14% by 2018. There are projected to be 35,860 education professionals working in Oklahoma then. Of these 35,860 education professionals, the government predicts that 1,450 will be instructional coordinators, an unknown number will be postsecondary vocational teachers, and an unknown number will be postsecondary teachers.

Salary

education professionals in Oklahoma make an average of $49,863 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma education professional earned as little as less than $17,510 per year or as much as more than $154,330 per year. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for education professionals:

  1. Creek County - $51,947 per year
  2. Canadian County - $48,334 per year
  3. Adair County - $47,910 per year

The following counties in Oklahoma have the lowest average salaries for education professional:

  1. Atoka County - $39,832 per year
  2. Cherokee County - $40,262 per year
  3. Beckham County - $42,594 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Education Administrator - $75,790 per year
  2. Business Teacher - $60,180 per year
  3. Computer Science Teacher - $57,060 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Oklahoma were:

  1. Middle School Vocational Teacher - $41,250 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $40,260 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Oklahoma statistics regarding a career in education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Education in Oklahoma
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Education in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,645 miles from location University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman OK 37.9028 45% 25,881
6,620 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater OK 35.9758 48% 23,033
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,645 miles from location University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 26.9395 57% 16,092
6,651 miles from location Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City OK 10.7361 n/a 14,114
6,503 miles from location Northeastern State University Tahlequah OK 24.2073 60% 9,239
6,642 miles from location Rose State College Oklahoma City OK 9.15849 n/a 8,981
6,652 miles from location Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City OK 7.35114 n/a 7,367
6,704 miles from location Cameron University Lawton OK 13.8774 n/a 6,126
6,629 miles from location Northern Oklahoma College Tonkawa OK 15.0818 n/a 5,228
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,603 miles from location East Central University Ada OK 24.2862 76% 4,612
6,539 miles from location Rogers State University Claremore OK 17.9774 87% 4,235
6,590 miles from location Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant OK 23.5458 75% 4,229
6,595 miles from location University of Tulsa Tulsa OK 30.981 30% 4,187
6,559 miles from location Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee Okmulgee OK 15.7212 n/a 4,129
6,649 miles from location Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City OK 63.5634 44% 3,829
6,755 miles from location Western Oklahoma State College Altus OK 21.9292 100% 3,820
6,558 miles from location Oral Roberts University Tulsa OK 27.5341 49% 3,140
6,631 miles from location Langston University Langston OK 13.0903 n/a 2,749
6,607 miles from location Murray State College Tishomingo OK 12.8665 n/a 2,604
6,487 miles from location Carl Albert State College Poteau OK 13.4867 n/a 2,473
6,603 miles from location Seminole State College Seminole OK 13.2494 n/a 2,444
6,524 miles from location Connors State College Warner OK 13.4005 n/a 2,335
6,673 miles from location Redlands Community College El Reno OK 13.8517 n/a 2,319
6,703 miles from location Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva OK 21.3155 40% 2,210
6,494 miles from location Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Miami OK 17.4104 n/a 2,191
6,644 miles from location Oklahoma Christian University Edmond OK 61.9078 49% 2,171
6,654 miles from location Southern Nazarene University Bethany OK 22.2153 n/a 2,110
6,527 miles from location Eastern Oklahoma State College Wilburton OK 15.8018 n/a 2,084
6,616 miles from location Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee OK 24.8221 15% 1,764
6,652 miles from location Mid-America Christian University Oklahoma City OK 8.31275 n/a 1,269
6,869 miles from location Oklahoma Panhandle State University Goodwell OK 23.5956 100% 1,266
6,675 miles from location University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha OK 22.9487 64% 1,091
6,555 miles from location Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville OK 17.98 n/a 1,069
6,617 miles from location Saint Gregorys University Shawnee OK 46.3748 13% 738
6,647 miles from location Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College Oklahoma City OK 13.9222 57% 241
6,661 miles from location Yukon Beauty College Inc Yukon OK 31.5693 n/a 25
 

Curious what studying Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 18,570 $42,450 2.4%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 7,830 $41,310 -2.9%
3
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,320 $49,560 18.4%
4
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 2,290 $40,260 0.9%
5
Instructional Coordinators + 1,090 $53,360 -7.6%
6
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 1,010 $42,960 11.0%
7
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 980 $41,580 81.5%
8
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 880 $60,180 -5.4%
9
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 510 $52,590 -53.2%
10
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 300 $57,060 -62.0%
11
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 240 $41,250 20.0%
12
Education Administrators, All Other + 190 $75,790 0.0%
 

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