Southern Nazarene University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Southern Nazarene University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,255 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1899 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Bethany, Oklahoma.

Southern Nazarene University is affiliated with Church of the Nazarene.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
78
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Southern Nazarene University.

Southern Nazarene University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 78 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Work and Family Studies, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.


Student Retention
62%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southern Nazarene University student retention rate is relatively low at 62% (close to Oklahoma average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern Nazarene University is low - 48%. About 30% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Nazarene University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Find out more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,400
High
Average tuition charges are high - $22,600 a year. The additional fees at Southern Nazarene University not covered by tuition are approximately $800; which makes it a total of $23,400 per year.

Read the details about Southern Nazarene University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) at entry.

The undergraduate application fee at Southern Nazarene University is $35.00. The graduate application fee is $25.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Southern Nazarene University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (405) 789-6400 or check Southern Nazarene University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,200
Low
Southern Nazarene University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Nazarene University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Southern Nazarene University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 900 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - around $3,200 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern Nazarene University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern Nazarene University appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Nazarene University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Nazarene University, 6729 NW 39th Expy, Bethany, Oklahoma 73008, USA
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