Cameron University

TOP
100
Overall
In-State Tuition
A-List Ranking
TOP
100
Overall
Out-of-State Tuition
A-List Ranking

Cameron University is a state-funded university in Lawton, Oklahoma. The school offers more than 50 degrees within the areas of science, the liberal arts, technology, and professional and graduate studies. It is the only school in Oklahoma which offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees all at the same site.

Cameron employs many resources to ensure students have adequate access to the school. Students at Cameron can participate in evening classes and also may utilize the internet to attend class from anywhere in the world. Students also have access to the Army ROTC program, teacher certification programs, pre-professional studies, cooperative education, and independent study. Cameron offers an honors program, advanced standing, early admission, and college-level examination programs. The honors program does require that students perform at or above average on national assessment exams. More than half of new students entering Cameron require remedial work due to lower than average performance on ACT, SAT and other standardized examinations.

Cameron is comprised of the following colleges and schools: Graduate Studies; School of Business; School of Education and Behavioral Sciences; School of Liberal Arts; School of Science and Technology; and Adult and Continuing Education. The bachelor's programs offered are: Bachelor of Accounting; Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Business Administration; Bachelor of Fine Arts; Bachelor of Music; Bachelor of Music Education; and Bachelor of Science. Associat degrees in Science and Applied Science are also available, as are graduate degrees in Business Administration, Education, and Science. Online programs are offered through the Cameron Online program.

Athletics

Cameron teams compete in the Lone Star Conference of the NCAA's Division II. Men's teams include basketball, baseball, golf, cross country, and tennis; women's teams include basketball, volleyball, softball, golf, cheerleading, and tennis.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

The school offers scholarships, grants, student loans, tuition waivers, and work-study funds to help students defray the cost of attendance. Both institutional and non-institutional scholarships are available.

Library System

The Cameron University Library offers an extensive book catalogue, mobile resources, databases (articles and more), and journals, as well as video and audio resources. The library also offers information literacy classes.

Student Housing

Traditional residential housing is provided at the Shepler Center, two high-rise buildings with males in North Shepler and females in South Shepler. The buildings are connected by a commons area that includes laundry facilities, the cafeteria, and a 24-hour computer lab. Also included are a fitness center, cable television, and internet access.

The on-campus Cameron Village apartments are billed as an alternative to traditional housing. These include furnished living rooms and bedrooms, fully equipped kitchens, and personal vanities for each student outside the bathrooms. The Cameron Village McMahon Center offers a fireplace, television, pool table, library, and computer lab.

General Information

Admission Office
2800 West Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
(580) 581-2200
(888) 454-7600
Fax: (580) 581-5514
zoed@cameron.edu
Contact: Zoe DuRant
Director of Admissions
Main Address
2800 West Gore Boulevard
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
(580) 581-2200
www.cameron.edu
www.cameron.edu/online
Size
Total undergrads: 5,071
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 799
Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,700
Graduate enrollment: 404

Setting
Urban setting
Small city (50,000 – 249,999)
Commuter campus
Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
Tuition and fees $3,756 $4,110 $4,110 $4,336 +5.50%
Books and Supplies $1,200 $1,260 $1,350 $1,418 +5.04%
Living Arrangement - On Campus




Room and Board $4,172 $4,380 $4,800 $5,064 +5.50%
Other $2,118 $2,642 $2,772 $2,772 0.00%
Living Arrangement - Off Campus




Room and Board $4,172 $4,572 $4,800 $5,064 +5.50%
Other $2,348 $3,266 $3,952 $3,952 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-'09 2009-'10 2010-'11 2011-'12 % change 2010-'12
In-state On Campus $11,246 $12,392 $13,032 $13,590 +4.28%
In-state Off Campus $11,476 $13,208 $14,212 $14,770 +3.93%
In-state with Family $4,956 $5,370 $5,460 $5,754 +5.38%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $2,304
In-state Student Fees $824
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $6,786
Out-of-state Fees $824

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 594 87%

Grant or scholarship aid 521 76% $2,352,661 $4,516
– Federal grants 281 41% $1,095,921 $3,900
– Pell grants 281 41% $993,956 $3,537
– Other federal grants 144 21% $101,965 $708
State/local government grant or scholarships 348 51% $774,993 $2,227
Institutional grants or scholarships 124 18% $481,747 $3,885
Student loan aid 219 32% $825,021 $3,767
– Federal student loans 219 32% $824,296 $3,764
– Other student loans 1 0% $725 $725

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 571 84 178
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 9
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 9
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 107 33 39
Accounting 24
Business Administration and Management 83 24
Business/Commerce 31
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Management Information Systems 15
Communication and Journalism Programs 21
Communication and Media Studies, Other 21
Computing and Information Sciences 30 1
Computer and Information Sciences 28
Information Technology 2 1
Education 147 23 6
Chemistry Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 4
Education 48 11
Educational Leadership and Administration 9
Educational/Instructional Technology 16 6
Elementary Education and Teaching 68
English/Language Arts Teacher Education 1
Foreign Language Teacher Education 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 1
Reading Teacher Education 3
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education 1
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education 4
Engineering Technology 13 6
CAD/CADD Drafting and/or Design Technology/Technician 3
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 1 2
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields, Other 9 3
Mechanical Drafting and Mechanical Drafting CAD/CADD 1
English Language, Composition and Literature/Letters 15
English Language and Literature 15
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Foreign Languages and Literatures 11
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 3 9
Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other 9
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist 3
History 6
History 6
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 32
Criminal Justice/Police Science 32
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 82
General Studies 82
Mathematics and Statistics 6
Mathematics 6
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 14
Biological and Physical Sciences 1
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 13
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 34
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 34
Physical Sciences 10
Chemistry 6
Physics 4
Psychology 42 28
Psychology 42
Social Psychology 28
Social Sciences 76
Criminology 58
Political Science and Government 7
Sociology 11
Visual and Performing Arts 19
Art/Art Studies 11
Music 7
Visual and Performing Arts, Other 1
Work and Family Studies 8 3
Child Care and Support Services Management 3
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 8
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee
College has an application fee: Yes
Regular application fee: $15
Online application fee: $15
Enrollment Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 100%

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences
Agriculture – General B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences B
Horticulture Science B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art - General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music - General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B

Communications & Journalism
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Web/Multimedia Design A,B

Education
Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B

Engineering Technologies
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Mechanical Drafting A,B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature - General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature - General B
Linguistics B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B

History
History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B

Mathematics
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Natural Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Science Technologies
Biology Technician B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:
    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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