Best Engineering Schools in Oklahoma

By | April 29, 2018

This article features top engineering colleges in Oklahoma that offer master and doctoral degrees in the fields of biological engineering, chemical engineering, computer science, materials engineering, mechanical engineering, etc. Please be informed that each school receives national wide rank as the ranking compares all engineering schools in the United States. Some important ranking factors include average GRE scores, alumni surveys, current student interviews, institutional research publications, and peer college assessment. In the following list of best engineering schools in the state of Oklahoma, you can see tuition cost for both in-state and out-of-state students, acceptable rates and admissions statistics for each top ranked engineering college.

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Best Engineering Schools in Oklahoma

National Ranking Top Engineering Programs
106 University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)
Overall acceptance rate: 42.2%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 721
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $4,087 per year, Out-of-state, full-time: $14,875 per year
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 691
Research expenditures per faculty member: $224,976
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $28,571,983
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
110 Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
Overall acceptance rate: 43.2%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 730
Tuition: In-state, full-time: $169 per credit, Out-of-state, full-time: $667 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 900
Research expenditures per faculty member: $215,661
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $29,976,893
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%
142 University of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
Overall acceptance rate: 30.8%
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students): 718
Tuition: Full-time: $986 per credit
Total graduate engineering enrollment: 233
Research expenditures per faculty member: $259,720
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year): $14,284,610
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering: 0.0%

Oklahoma state symbols

  • Tree – crimson (cercis) Canadian (Cercis canadensis)
  • Flower (cultivated) – Oklahoma rose
  • Flower (wild) – Gaillardia (Gaillardia pulchella)
  • Grass – sorghum drooping (“Indian grass”, Sorghastrum nutans)
  • Animal – American bison (Bison bison), white-tailed (virgian) deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and Mexican folded lip (Tadarida brasiliensis)
  • Fur-bearing animal – raccoon (Procyon lotor)
  • Bird – Long-tailed king tyrant (Tyrannus forficatus), wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and red-tailed hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
  • Fish – white American perch (Morone chrysops)
  • Reptile – collared desert iguana (Crotaphytus collaris)
  • Amphibious bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus)
  • Insect – honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • Butterfly – polyxena sailboat (Papilio polyxenes)
  • Food products – garden strawberries (strawberries); okra (okra); pumpkin squash; cornbread; barbecue pork; pecan pie etc
  • Drink – milk
  • Stone – “desert rose” (gypsum)
  • Dinosaur – Acrocanthosaurus
  • Fossil – Saurophaganax
  • Dance – square dance
  • Musical instrument – fiddle (“folk violin”)
  • Song – “Oklahoma” (Oklahoma, music by Richard Rogers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein)

Oklahoma Fifty States Quarter Dollar

The Oklahoma Fifty States Quarter Dollar coin features the long-tailed royal tyrant and gaillardia flowers (two of the state’s official symbols).

America the Beautiful

One of the quarter dollar coins from the America the Beautiful series is dedicated to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, located in Oklahoma.

The coin depicts the stone Lincoln Bridge, which connects the city of Sulfur with mineral springs.

The inscription on the coin reads Chickasaw (“Chickasaw”).