Student Outcomes

Employment rate (from 2017 Alumni Survey of recent graduates): 

89% employed full time

11% employed part time

18% have pursued graduate work

Who Employs Our Graduates?

Student to Faculty Ratio:  12 to 1

Student Satisfaction Survey (2018):

87% of students are satisfied with their overall education at OCU.

First-to-Second Year Retention Rate: 65%

Retention rate measures the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Graduation Rates:

  • For students who began their studies as first time freshmen in Fall, 2011: 29%
  • For all full-time students (first time and transfer) who entered in Fall, 2011: 40%
  • For students receiving Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for bachelor degree):  29%
  • For students receiving the Subsidized Direct Loan and no Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for bachelor degree):  42%
  • For students receiving neither the Subsidized Direct Loan nor Pell Grants (six year graduation rate for bachelor degree):  50%
  • For athletes (six year bachelor graduation rate for freshmen entering 2008): 38%
  • For Students Pursuing a Bachelor Degree:
 

6 year graduation rate

Men (total 71)

31

Women (total 73)

37

Total (men and women 144)

34

Nonresident alien (total 1)

0

Hispanic/Latino (total 3)

0

American Indian or Alaska Native (total 1)

0

Asian (total 2)

0

Black or African American (total 18)

50

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (total 0)

N/A

White (total 112)

36

Two or more races (total 4)

0