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83 Colleges
15,508 Yearly Graduations
$32,863 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,160 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Oklahoma ranked #20 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2021. Around 15,508 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $8,216 per year to get their degree at a college in Oklahoma, while out of state students will pay an average of $14,058 per year.

About 55% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $6,540 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Tulsa Technology Center

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
2,763 Yearly Degrees

There are 650 full-time undergraduates at Tulsa Tech, and 3,985 students altogether. 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 $32,803 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
835 Yearly Degrees

There are 1,944 students at Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee in total, 881 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee is 99%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Students who graduate from Indian Capital Technology Center, Muskogee with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,906 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
628 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa is 785, which includes 785 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 30 to 1.

Roughly 84% of students at TWS take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,522 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from TWS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,938 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
600 Yearly Degrees

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.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $24,517 during the early-career years.

#5

Francis Tuttle Technology Center

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
483 Yearly Degrees

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 school reports a student loan default rate of 8.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Francis Tuttle Technology Center is $28,878.

Public Public vs. Private
482 Yearly Degrees

There are 188 full-time undergraduates at Northeast Technology Center-System Office, and 1,331 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

#7

Central Technology Center

Drumright, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
444 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Central Technology Center is 1,167, which includes 167 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Tech is $30,232.

#8

Metro Technology Centers

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
404 Yearly Degrees

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.

Roughly 19% of students at Metro Technology Centers take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,672 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.6% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Metro Technology Centers is $32,223.

Public Public vs. Private
397 Yearly Degrees

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 17 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,438 during the early-career years.

#9

Community Care College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
397 Yearly Degrees

There are 658 students at Community Care College in total, 658 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

Approximately 77% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,090 a year. Community Care College has a 0.3% 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 Community Care College is $23,536.

Public Public vs. Private
358 Yearly Degrees
$5,774 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,453 full-time undergraduates at OSU Institute of Technology, and 2,349 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Roughly 72% of students at OSU Institute of Technology take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,769 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.6% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from OSU Institute of Technology is $35,712.

#12

Oklahoma City Community College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
327 Yearly Degrees
$4,059 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,227 students at OCCC in total, 3,840 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

Approximately 17% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,403 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,681 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
319 Yearly Degrees
$18,251 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology is 708, which includes 708 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

15% of Spartan College - Tulsa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $13,297 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Spartan College - Tulsa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,101 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
317 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Moore Norman Technology Center is 1,393, which includes 306 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Students who graduate from MNTC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,832 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Mid-America Technology Center

Wayne, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees

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 $36,689 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#16

Meridian Technology Center

Stillwater, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
299 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Meridian Technology Center is 961, which includes 85 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Meridian Technology Center is $22,025.

Public Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees

There are 547 students at Southern Tech in total, 19 are full-time undergraduates. Southern Tech has a freshman retention rate of 88%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,659 during the early-career years.

#17

Central Oklahoma College

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
286 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Central Oklahoma College is 421, which includes 345 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 91% of students at Central Oklahoma College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $8,071 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.5% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Central Oklahoma College is $19,394.

#19

Clary Sage College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
272 Yearly Degrees

There are 367 full-time undergraduates at Clary Sage College, and 367 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at Clary Sage College is 88%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,087 a year. The student loan default rate of 0.3% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,536 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
269 Yearly Degrees
$9,244 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 24,535 students at OSU in total, 20,323 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 17,624 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,771 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from OSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $43,292 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#21

Gordon Cooper Technology Center

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
261 Yearly Degrees

There are 837 students at Gordon Cooper Technology Center in total, 170 are full-time undergraduates. Gordon Cooper Technology Center has a freshman retention rate of 88%, 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 Gordon Cooper Technology Center is $30,220.

#22

Tulsa Community College

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
258 Yearly Degrees
$3,445 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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 20 to 1.

Roughly 14% of students at Tulsa Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,008 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Tulsa Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,717 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#23

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
233 Yearly Degrees
$7,913 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is 4,898, of which 4,015 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,233 are full-time. For undergraduates at SWOSU, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,092 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SWOSU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,123 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#24

Autry Technology Center

Enid, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
231 Yearly Degrees

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 9 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 53%. Around 51% of accepted students are men, and 41% are women.

Students who graduate from Autry Technology Center with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,352 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#25

Red River Technology Center

Duncan, Oklahoma
Public Public vs. Private
227 Yearly Degrees

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 10 to 1.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,290 during the early-career years.

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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