St. Gregory's University Admissions

Costs, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Graduation Rates & More

Shawnee, Oklahoma
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St. Gregory's University Admissions Overview:

St. Gregory's University has an acceptance rate of 42%, but the admissions standards aren't overly high, and most students with solid high school grades should have little trouble being admitted. Those interested in attending the school will need to submit an application for admission along with official high school transcripts. SAT and ACT scores are optional.

Admissions Data (2016):

St. Gregory's University Description:

Located in Shawnee, Oklahoma (with a branch campus in Tulsa), St. Gregory's University is the only Catholic University in the state. The school was founded as Sacred Heart College in 1877, and, after some name changes and relocations, it became St. Gregory's College. In 1997, it became a 4-year institution, and began offering graduate degrees in 2005. St. Gregory's offers a range of majors--from liberal arts to professional/medical fields. Popular choices include Business Administration, Psychology, and Theology. Outside of the classroom, students can enjoy a number of clubs and activities--honor societies, academic groups, and recreational intramurals (including Quidditch teams!) On the athletic front, the St.

Gregory Cavaliers compete in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), within the Sooner Athletic Conference. Popular sports include baseball, basketball, soccer, and swimming. 

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 702 (636 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 72% Full-time

    Costs (2016 - 17):

    • Tuition and Fees: $21,300
    • Books: $945 (why so much?)
    • Room and Board: $8,578
    • Other Expenses: $4,339
    • Total Cost: $35,162

    St. Gregory's University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
    • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
      • Grants: 98%
      • Loans: 72%
    • Average Amount of Aid
      • Grants: $14,144
      • Loans: $8,594

    Academic Programs:

    • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Social Sciences, Psychology, Biomedical Sciences, Theology

    Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

    • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 59%
    • Transfer Out Rate: - %
    • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 21%
    • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 32%

    Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

    • Men's Sports: Baseball, Track and Field, Soccer, Swimming, Golf, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Basketball
    • Women's Sports: Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Soccer, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Softball

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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    St. Gregory's University Mission Statement:

    mission statement from http://www.stgregorys.edu/about-us/our-mission

    "St. Gregory's is a Roman Catholic University, offering through the master's degree level a liberal arts education that has been cherished and handed down in the educational institutions of the Benedictine Order. We promote the education of the whole person in the context of a Christian community in which students are encouraged to develop a love of learning and to live lives of balance, generosity and integrity. As Oklahoma's only Catholic university, St. Gregory's reaches out to members of other faiths who value the distinctive benefits which it offers."

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