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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.


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.


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

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