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Schools Offering Teaching Programs in Oklahoma


Approximately 2.7% of graduates in of Oklahoma receive teaching degrees every year. In other words, every year an estimated 2,699 teachers graduate from Oklahoma's 38 teaching schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a teaching program is Oklahoma City University. Oklahoma City University, which was ranked 36th in the country in 2010, is located in Oklahoma City. In 2010, Oklahoma City University graduated 67 students from its teaching program. Students at Oklahoma City University paid $25,760 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Oklahoma with a teaching program is Oklahoma Christian University, which is located in Edmond. In 2010, it was ranked 38th nationwide. In 2010, 53 students graduated from Oklahoma Christian University teaching program. Oklahoma Christian University charged in-state students $17,456 in tuition fees per year.

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

Cost

Tuition at Oklahoma's teaching schools ranges from $28,735 per year to $2,216 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,176 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Oklahoma teaching schools were charged at the following schools:

  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 lowest tuition rates at Oklahoma teaching schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Carl Albert State College - located in Poteau, students are charged $2,216 per year
  2. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  3. Northern Oklahoma College - located in Tonkawa, students are charged $2,526 per year

A teaching degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

Many Oklahoma teaching graduates become a primary school education administrator, education administrator, business teacher, computer science teacher, and postsecondary vocational teacher. In 2010, there were 42,220 teacher working in Oklahoma, including 510 english teachers, 3,100 primary school education administrators, and 830 education administrators. In Oklahoma, the largest numbers of teacher work in the following counties:

  1. Canadian County - 13,460 teachers
  2. Creek County - 10,110 teachers
  3. Atoka County - 4,980 teachers

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 42,800 teachers will be working in Oklahoma. This would require the number of teacher to grow by 12%.

Salary

On average, teachers earn a salary of $50,921 per year in Oklahoma state. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma teacher earned as little as less than $17,510 per year or as much as more than $165,170 per year. The counties in Oklahoma with the highest average salary for teachers are:

  1. Creek County - $53,896 per year
  2. Canadian County - $53,411 per year
  3. Comanche County - $49,192 per year

The Oklahoma counties with the lowest average salary for teachers are:

  1. Cherokee County - $42,693 per year
  2. Atoka County - $43,484 per year
  3. Beckham County - $45,494 per year

On average, the highest paid teachers in Oklahoma were:

  1. Education Administrator - $79,300 per year
  2. Primary School Education Administrator - $65,910 per year
  3. Business Teacher - $60,180 per year

On average, the lowest paid teachers in Oklahoma were:

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

More Information

For more data regarding a career in teaching in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as early childhood education or special education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Teaching in Oklahoma
  • Bachelor's Degree in Teaching in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Teaching in Oklahoma
  • Doctoral Degree in Teaching in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Teaching 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
6,704 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
6,703 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
6,524 miles from location Bacone College Muskogee OK 11.2484 60% 1,021
6,617 miles from location Saint Gregorys University Shawnee OK 46.3748 13% 738
6,555 miles from location Community Care College Tulsa OK 10.2826 n/a 286
6,647 miles from location Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College Oklahoma City OK 13.9222 57% 241
6,552 miles from location Career Point College Tulsa OK 26.4444 n/a 219
6,661 miles from location Yukon Beauty College Inc Yukon OK 31.5693 n/a 25
 

Curious what studying Teaching 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
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School + 3,100 $65,910 5.1%
4
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,320 $49,560 18.4%
5
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 2,290 $40,260 0.9%
6
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 2,270 $45,130 0.4%
7
Instructional Coordinators + 1,090 $53,360 -7.6%
8
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 1,010 $42,960 11.0%
9
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 980 $41,580 81.5%
10
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 880 $60,180 -5.4%
11
Education Administrators, Postsecondary + 830 $79,300 -43.5%
12
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 510 $52,590 -53.2%
13
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 300 $57,060 -62.0%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 240 $41,250 20.0%
 

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