Stillwater, Oklahoma (OK) Colleges and Universities

There are fourteen colleges and universities within 50 miles of Stillwater, Oklahoma. Here we'll be focusing exclusively on public and private not-for-profit schools, breaking down their key qualities to help you understand your local options.

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Get to know the student populations, net prices, graduation rates, and proximity to Stillwater of the schools within 50 miles of your town. You'll be shown statistics compiled by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Closest Schools to Stillwater, Oklahoma

There are only two colleges located directly in Stillwater, but many more for students willing to look outside town. The colleges in the area are a fairly even mix of smaller 2-year schools and 4-year universities. The closest to town are:

  • Meridian Technology Center (0 miles from downtown)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (1.1 miles from downtown)
  • Langston University (15 miles from downtown)
  • Central Technology Center (27.9 miles from downtown)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (34.7 miles from downtown)

Largest Schools near Stillwater, Oklahoma

There are a couple fairly large colleges in the Stillwater area, with the biggest being Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, a 4-year public option that has a total of 25,930 students enrolled. The next largest schools nearby are:

  • University of Central Oklahoma (16,910 students)
  • Rose State College (6,612 students)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (4,642 students0
  • Oklahoma Christian University (2,570 students)
  • Langston University (2,543 students)

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Lowest Net Price

NCES comes to the calculation of net price by subtracting the average amount of financial aid students receive from the overall cost of attendance. Here you'll find figures drawn from the 2014-2015 school year. Pioneer Technology Center has the lowest net price in the area at $876, followed by these schools:

  • Mid-Del Technology Center ($3,443)
  • Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center ($5,475)
  • Francis Tuttle Technology Center ($5,514)
  • Central Technology Center ($6,266)
  • Northern Oklahoma College ($6,327)

Highest Graduation Rate

All of the schools in the Stillwater area with the highest graduation rates are public colleges, with both 4-year and 2-year options in the mix. The data within this section is derived from NCES, which calculates graduation rates taking the percentage of students who complete their respective programs within 150% of the normal time (e.g., six years for a 4-year program). The highest reported rates in the Stillwater area are as follows:

  • Central Technology Center (84%)
  • Meridian Technology Center (77%)
  • Pioneer Technology Center (76%)
  • Mid-Del Technology Center (67%)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (61%)

Students in the Stillwater area have a variety of solid options to choose from, whether they're looking for large universities or smaller community colleges, with a wealth of technical schools for those seeking related training.

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