Southern Nazarene University: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 17%

Southern Nazarene University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,1651,0361,129

487 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

204 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. It’s free to apply for graduates.

Southern Nazarene University has an open admission policy (non-competitive). The only requirement is a certificate of attendance or a highschool diploma or a General Educational Development certificate.

Southern Nazarene University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $9,884 and other expenses per full academic year.

Southern Nazarene University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 840 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$24,200$24,200
Fees for full-time undergraduates$768$768
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$814$814
Tuition for Full-time graduates$20,772$20,772
Fees for full-time graduates$2,668$2,668

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services243130373
Health Professions and Related Programs385997
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences5656
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies211940
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2121
Theology and Religious Vocations1717
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1717
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1616
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11011
Social Sciences88
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services77
English Language and Literature & Letters55
Physical Sciences44
Visual and Performing Arts33
Transportation and Materials Moving22
Mathematics and Statistics11
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Grand Total1527318846

A total of 528 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Southern Nazarene University.

At the master's level 318 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate45%37%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

General info

Alternative namesSNU
MottoCharacter, Culture, Christ
Religious affiliationChurch of the Nazarene
Colorscrimson, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff444
Instructional FTE202
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address6729 NW 39th Expy
Bethany, Oklahoma, 73008
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (405) 491 6381

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