Bacone College

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Bacone College, located in Muskogee, Oklahoma, is a 4-year college that was established in 1880. It was founded by Almon C. Bacone as the Indian College and is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the state of Oklahoma. As a college founded on behalf of the indian nation, the college maintains strong ties to several tribes, including the Muscogee Creek Nation, Cherokee Nation, and the American Baptist Churches.

Bacone College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, and a member of the Higher Learning Commission, the Oklahoma Independent College Foundation and Universities, the National League for Nursing, the Joint Review Commission for Radiography Education, the Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Athelitics are an important aspect of college life at Bacone. Bacone College athletic teams are collectively referred to as the Warriors and belong to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). They compete in the RRAC conference primarily but their football team competes in the CSFL. Men’s and womens sports at Bacone include basketball, baseball, football, track & field, soccer, wrestling, golf, and softball.

General Information

Admission Office

2299 Old Bacone Road

Muskogee, OK 74403

(918) 683-4581

(888) 682-5514

Fax: (918) 781-7416

[email protected]

Contact: Leroy Thompson

Director of Admissions
Main Address

2299 Old Bacone Road

Muskogee, OK 74403

(918) 683-4581

Total undergrads: 959

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 101

Degree-seeking undergrads: 928


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 55%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 29%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Native American Studies A,B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A
Business Administration/Management A,B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General A


Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Health Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Cardiovascular Technology A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Medical Radiologic Technology A,B
Nursing (RN) A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Christian ministry A,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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