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Oklahoma Trade Schools

83 Colleges
$33,510 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$24,616 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, Oklahoma is ranked #20 in the country with 15,508 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Oklahoma is $8,378 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $14,249 a year.

An estimated 52% of college students in Oklahoma take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,154 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Tulsa Technology Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

There are 3,985 students at Tulsa Tech in total, 650 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,893 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private

There are 881 full-time undergraduates at Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee, and 1,944 students altogether. Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee has a freshman retention rate of 99%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee is $33,556.

#3

Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
79% Freshmen Loans

There are 785 students at TWS in total, 785 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

79% of TWS students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,573 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from TWS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,603 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private

There are 391 full-time undergraduates at KTC McAlester, and 541 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 4 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from KTC McAlester is $25,512.

#5

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Francis Tuttle Technology Center is 2,025, which includes 252 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Francis Tuttle Technology Center is $30,194.

Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Northeast Technology Center-System Office is 1,331, which includes 188 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Students who graduate from Northeast Technology Center-System Office with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,758 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#7

Central Technology Center

Drumright, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

There are 1,167 students at Central Tech in total, 167 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,871 during the early-career years.

#8

Metro Technology Centers

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
13% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Metro Technology Centers is 1,027, which includes 293 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Approximately 13% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,755 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Metro Technology Centers with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $36,148 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Canadian Valley Technology Center is 1,555, which includes 234 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,149 during the early-career years.

#9

Community Care College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
89% Freshmen Loans

There are 658 full-time undergraduates at Community Care College, and 658 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

89% of Community Care College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,821 a year. Community Care College has a 0.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,922 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$5,774 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
45% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is 2,349, which includes 1,453 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at OSU Institute of Technology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,123 a year. OSU Institute of Technology has a 0.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,570 during the early-career years.

#12

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
$4,059 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
16% Freshmen Loans

There are 12,227 students at OCCC in total, 3,840 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

16% of OCCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,612 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,122 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
$19,591 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
59% Freshmen Loans

There are 708 students at Spartan College - Tulsa in total, 708 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

59% of Spartan College - Tulsa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,630 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,780 during the early-career years.

#14

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Moore Norman Technology Center is 1,393, which includes 306 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at MNTC. The freshman retention rate is 87%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,129 during the early-career years.

#15

Mid-America Technology Center

Wayne, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

There are 974 students at Mid-America Technology Center in total, 43 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Students who graduate from Mid-America Technology Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,154 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Meridian Technology Center

Stillwater, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

There are 85 full-time undergraduates at Meridian Technology Center, and 961 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at Meridian Technology Center. The freshman retention rate is 92%.

Students who graduate from Meridian Technology Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $22,966 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Southern Oklahoma Technology Center is 547, which includes 19 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Students who graduate from Southern Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,798 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#17

Central Oklahoma College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
90% Freshmen Loans

There are 345 full-time undergraduates at Central Oklahoma College, and 421 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

90% of Central Oklahoma College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,908 a year. Central Oklahoma College has a 0.8% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Oklahoma College is $19,565.

#19

Clary Sage College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
71% Freshmen Loans

The total student population at Clary Sage College is 367, which includes 367 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at Clary Sage College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,144 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,922 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
$10,110 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
44% Freshmen Loans

There are 20,323 undergraduates at OSU, of which 17,624 are full-time, and there are 24,535 students altogether. For undergraduates at OSU, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 44% of students at OSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,856 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OSU is $46,108.

#21

Gordon Cooper Technology Center

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Gordon Cooper Technology Center is 837, which includes 170 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Gordon Cooper Technology Center is $33,598.

#22

Tulsa Community College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
$3,541 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
13% Freshmen Loans

There are 5,030 full-time undergraduates at Tulsa Community College, and 15,568 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

13% of Tulsa Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,245 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,307 during the early-career years.

#23

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
$8,130 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State
79% Freshmen Loans

There are 4,898 students at SWOSU in total, 4,015 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,233 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SWOSU is 4.7 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 79% of students at SWOSU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,222 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from SWOSU is $40,314.

#24

Autry Technology Center

Enid, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

The total student population at Autry Technology Center is 706, which includes 136 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 44%. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 44% are women.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,924 during the early-career years.

#25

Red River Technology Center

Duncan, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private

There are 514 students at Red River Technology Center in total, 52 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Students who graduate from Red River Technology Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,404 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other Oklahoma Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City 192
27 Pontotoc Technology Center 161
28 Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center 155
29 Platt College - Moore 137
30 Pioneer Technology Center 132
31 Caddo Kiowa Technology Center 130
32 Western Technology Center 124
33 Southwest Technology Center 121
34 Jenks Beauty College 120
35 Connors State College 118
35 Great Plains Technology Center 118
37 Oklahoma Technical College 117
37 Mid-Del Technology Center 117
39 Green Country Technology Center 110
40 Southeastern Oklahoma State University 109
41 University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center 103
42 Platt College - Tulsa 102
42 Carl Albert State College 102
44 Platt College - North OKC 97
44 Northwest Technology Center, Alva 97
46 High Plains Technology Center 90
47 Paul Mitchell the School Tulsa 88
47 Cameron University 88
49 JB’s Hair Design and Barber College 83
50 Rose State College 77
51 Platt College-Lawton 74
51 Murray State College 74
51 Northeastern State University 74
54 Chisholm Trail Technology Center 62
55 Broken Arrow Beauty College - Tulsa 61
55 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus 61
57 Eves College of Hairstyling 57
58 Academy of Hair Design - Oklahoma City 43
59 American Institute of Medical Technology 38
59 Rogers State University 38
61 Northern Oklahoma College 35
61 Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College 35
63 Wes Watkins Technology Center 34
64 Shawnee Beauty College 32
65 Seminole State College 25
66 University of Central Oklahoma 20
66 Formations Institute of Cosmetology & Barbering 20
68 Ponca City Beauty College 19
69 Enid Beauty College 17
70 Mid-America Christian University 16
70 Southern School of Beauty Inc 16
72 University of Tulsa 14
72 Yukon Beauty College Inc 14
72 Eastern Oklahoma State College 14
75 Langston University 10
76 Premier Academy of Cosmetology 8
77 Totally Cosmo School of Modern Cosmetology 6
77 Oklahoma Panhandle State University 6
79 Bacone College 5
80 Southern Nazarene University 3
81 Western Oklahoma State College 2
82 Oklahoma Christian University 1
83 East Central University 0

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