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Mid-America Christian University: Narrative Description


3500 Southwest 119th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73170-4504
Tel: (405)691-3800; Admissions: (405)392-3241; Fax: (405)692-5165; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Independent, 4-year, coed, affiliated with Church of God. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1953. Setting: 145-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $421,051. Total enrollment: 613. 79 applied, 100% were admitted. Full-time: 547 students, 49% women, 51% men. Part-time: 66 students, 44% women, 56% men. Students come from 32 states and territories, 4 other countries, 29% from out-of-state, 3% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 9% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 53% 25 or older, 34% live on campus, 15% transferred in. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; psychology; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission. Required: high school transcript. Required for some: 2 recommendations, interview. Placement: SAT I or ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. Comprehensive fee: $12,950 includes full-time tuition ($8250), mandatory fees ($700), and college room and board ($4000). College room only: $2100. Part-time tuition: $275 per semester hour.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Most popular organizations: Christian Women's Organization, Behavioral Science Club, Student Ministers' Fellowship, Drama Club, S.A.C.E. Major annual events: Howdy Party, Christmas Banquet, Spring Banquet. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, student patrols. On-campus residence required through senior year. Options: men-only, women-only housing available. Charles Ewing Brown Library with 60,000 books, 12,324 microform titles, 3,906 audiovisual materials, and a Web page. Operations spending 2002-03: $101,656. 20 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: See Oklahoma City University.

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