The price of education: Which Oklahoma schools charge the lowest in-state tuition?


Oklahoma residents pay the lowest in-state tuition at Mid-America Technology Center, Meridian Technology Center and Northwest Technology Center-Alva, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of federal data.

The analysis includes the cost of tuition only for the 2018-19 academic year reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Where do residents pay the lowest in-state tuition?

Rank
School
City
Enrollment
2018-19 tuition
1
Mid-America Technology Center
Wayne
873
$522
2
Meridian Technology Center
Stillwater
846
$1,800
3
Northwest Technology Center-Alva
Alva
124
$2,100
4
Autry Technology Center
Enid
722
$2,100
5
Northwest Technology Center-Fairview
Fairview
104
$2,100
6
Northeast Technology Center-Afton
Afton
278
$2,150
7
Northeast Technology Center-Pryor
Pryor
273
$2,150
8
Northeast Technology Center-Claremore
Claremore
304
$2,400
9
Northeast Technology Center-Kansas
Kansas
194
$2,400
10
Wes Watkins Technology Center
Wetumka
47
$2,505
11
Southwest Technology Center
Altus
393
$2,550
12
Red River Technology Center
Duncan
526
$2,625
13
Moore Norman Technology Center
Norman
1,505
$2,625
14
Green Country Technology Center
Okmulgee
329
$2,625
15
Francis Tuttle Technology Center
City
2,103
$2,640
16
Pioneer Technology Center
City
472
$2,926
17
Chisholm Trail Technology Center
Omega
140
$2,926
18
Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester
McAlester
523
$3,016
19
High Plains Technology Center
Woodward
285
$3,021
20
Mid-Del Technology Center
City
109
$3,200
21
Tulsa Community College
Tulsa
16,897
$3,349
22
Great Plains Technology Center
Lawton
209
$3,423
23
Connors State College
Warner
2,295
$3,600
24
Carl Albert State College
Poteau
2,068
$3,687
25
Southern Oklahoma Technology Center
Ardmore
656
$3,708
26
Caddo Kiowa Technology Center
Cobb
416
$3,750
27
Oklahoma City Community College
City
12,342
$4,059
28
Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee
Muskogee
732
$4,107
29
Northern Oklahoma College
Tonkawa
4,276
$4,170
30
Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center
Choctaw
508
$4,172
31
Tulsa Technology Center
Tulsa
4,116
$4,200
32
Central Technology Center
Drumright
268
$4,300
33
Rose State College
City
7,452
$4,319
34
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
City
5,839
$4,498
35
Eastern Oklahoma State College
Wilburton
1,319
$4,572
36
Western Oklahoma State College
Altus
1,346
$4,662
37
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College
Miami
2,055
$4,758
38
Western Technology Center
Flat
584
$4,930
39
Canadian Valley Technology Center
Reno
1,226
$4,980
40
Seminole State College
Seminole
1,633
$5,040
41
Pontotoc Technology Center
Ada
93
$5,212
42
Redlands Community College
Reno
2,023
$5,300
43
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Tulsa
971
$5,530
44
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology
Okmulgee
2,496
$5,550
45
Gordon Cooper Technology Center
Shawnee
754
$5,682
46
Murray State College
Tishomingo
2,292
$6,010
47
Langston University
Langston
2,219
$6,226
48
Cameron University
Lawton
4,524
$6,450
49
Family of Faith Christian University
Shawnee
90
$6,570
50
College of the Muscogee Nation
Okmulgee
227
$6,600
51
Northeastern State University
Tahlequah
7,909
$6,650
52
Metro Technology Centers
City
1,188
$6,679
53
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant
4,006
$6,750
54
East Central University
Ada
3,719
$6,810
55
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Chickasha
882
$7,200
56
Rogers State University
Claremore
3,728
$7,200
57
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Weatherford
5,448
$7,335
58
Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Alva
2,096
$7,471
59
University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond
15,979
$7,489
60
Oklahoma Panhandle State University
Goodwell
1,138
$7,930
61
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
Stillwater
25,295
$9,019
62
Virgil's Beauty College
Muskogee
18
$9,400
63
Shawnee Beauty College
Shawnee
20
$10,200
64
Beauty Technical College Inc
Tahlequah
30
$10,200
65
JB's Hair Design and Barber College
City
60
$10,525
66
Ponca City Beauty College
City
35
$10,700
67
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
Norman
28,527
$11,538
68
Woodward Beauty College
Woodward
34
$11,875
69
Paul Mitchell the School-Ardmore
Ardmore
36
$12,000
70
Southern School of Beauty Inc
Durant
24
$12,200
71
Jenks Beauty College
Jenks
28
$13,125
72
Enid Beauty College
Enid
37
$13,440
73
Broken Arrow Beauty College-Broken Arrow
Arrow
44
$13,500
74
Broken Arrow Beauty College-Tulsa
Tulsa
48
$13,500
75
River Valley Cosmetology Institute
Poteau
37
$13,600
76
Yukon Beauty College Inc
Yukon
18
$14,125
77
National American University-Tulsa
Tulsa
172
$15,000
78
Southwestern Christian University
Bethany
670
$15,080
79
Totally Cosmo School of Modern Cosmetology
Bow
31
$15,100
80
Academy of Hair Design-Oklahoma City
City
46
$15,100
81
Randall University
Moore
322
$15,108
82
Platt College-Lawton
Lawton
227
$15,420
83
Eves College of Hairstyling
Lawton
103
$15,695
84
Paul Mitchell the School-Tulsa
Tulsa
190
$15,900
85
Central Oklahoma College
City
269
$17,395
86
Platt College-North OKC
City
234
$17,475
87
Community Care College
Tulsa
581
$17,508
88
Bacone College
Muskogee
934
$17,700
89
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Tulsa
1,127
$17,702
90
Oklahoma Technical College
Tulsa
150
$19,498
91
Mid-America Christian University
City
2,093
$19,604
92
Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa
Tulsa
926
$19,977
93
Clary Sage College
Tulsa
354
$20,979
94
Oklahoma Christian University
Edmond
2,458
$22,760
95
Southern Nazarene University
Bethany
2,165
$25,234
96
Oklahoma Wesleyan University
Bartlesville
1,204
$27,136
97
Oral Roberts University
Tulsa
3,919
$27,728
98
American Institute of Medical Technology
Tulsa
102
$27,900
99
Platt College-Moore
Moore
295
$28,200
100
Platt College-Tulsa
Tulsa
329
$28,200
101
Oklahoma Baptist University
Shawnee
2,093
$28,258
102
Oklahoma City University
City
2,845
$31,026
103
University of Tulsa
Tulsa
4,433
$41,509

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Academy of Hair Design-Oklahoma City American Institute of Medical Technology Autry Technology Center Bacone College Beauty Technical College Inc Broken Arrow Beauty College-Broken Arrow Broken Arrow Beauty College-Tulsa Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Cameron University Canadian Valley Technology Center Carl Albert State College Central Oklahoma College Central Technology Center Chisholm Trail Technology Center Clary Sage College College of the Muscogee Nation Community Care College Connors State College East Central University Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center Eastern Oklahoma State College Enid Beauty College Eves College of Hairstyling Family of Faith Christian University Francis Tuttle Technology Center Gordon Cooper Technology Center Great Plains Technology Center Green Country Technology Center High Plains Technology Center Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee JB's Hair Design and Barber College Jenks Beauty College Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester Langston University Meridian Technology Center Metro Technology Centers Mid-America Christian University Mid-America Technology Center Mid-Del Technology Center Moore Norman Technology Center Murray State College National American University-Tulsa Northeast Technology Center-Afton Northeast Technology Center-Claremore Northeast Technology Center-Kansas Northeast Technology Center-Pryor Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College Northeastern State University Northern Oklahoma College Northwest Technology Center-Alva Northwest Technology Center-Fairview Northwestern Oklahoma State University Oklahoma Baptist University Oklahoma Christian University Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City University Oklahoma Panhandle State University Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma Technical College Oklahoma Wesleyan University Oral Roberts University Paul Mitchell the School-Ardmore Paul Mitchell the School-Tulsa Pioneer Technology Center Platt College-Lawton Platt College-Moore Platt College-North OKC Platt College-Tulsa Ponca City Beauty College Pontotoc Technology Center Randall University Red River Technology Center Redlands Community College River Valley Cosmetology Institute Rogers State University Rose State College Seminole State College Shawnee Beauty College Southeastern Oklahoma State University Southern Nazarene University Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Southern School of Beauty Inc Southwest Technology Center Southwestern Christian University Southwestern Oklahoma State University Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Totally Cosmo School of Modern Cosmetology Tulsa Community College Tulsa Technology Center Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa University of Central Oklahoma University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma University of Tulsa Virgil's Beauty College Wes Watkins Technology Center Western Oklahoma State College

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