Cameron University

Lawton, OK

Cameron is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1908, became a four-year college in 1966, and gained university status in 1974. Its 369-acre campus is located in Lawton, 90 miles southwest of Oklahoma City.

Website: www.cameron.edu/

Public
Co-ed
3,944
Undergraduate
Students
(61.6%) 2,428 Women
(38.4%) 1,516 Men
346
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Noncompetitive
Overall Admission Rate
100% of 1,120 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.18
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
20 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $16,162
Out-of-state: $25,582
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,450
Out-of-state: $15,870
Room and Board
$5,452
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Freshman Award
$8,280
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,633
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
135
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Lawton Population
98,376
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
9% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
6.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
12.8% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
9.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.6% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students
3.1% from 32 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Noncompetitive: Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3  
Science 3  
Foreign Language    
Social Studies    
History 3  
Academic Electives 2 4

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required for some Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
2800 West Gore Boulevard
City, State, Zip
Lawton, OK 73505-6377
Phone
(580) 581-2289
Fax
(580) 581-5514
E-mail
admissions@cameron.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$20
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
 
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
100% of 1,120 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 667 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 453 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.18
3.75 and Above
17%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
20 average
16-21 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
1%
Score of 24 - 29
15%
Score of 18 - 23
50%
Score of 12 - 17
33%
Score of 6 - 11
1%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 3%
Top quarter: 14%
Top half: 39%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $16,162
Out-of-state: $25,582
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,450
Out-of-state: $15,870
Room and Board
$5,452
Books and Supplies
$1,418
Other Expenses
$2,842
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003150
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
566 (81.5%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
471 (88.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
452 (96.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
53%
Average Award
$8,280
Need-Based Gift
Received by 398 (88.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,235
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 220 (47.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,117
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 14 (4.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
74 (8.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,847

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,150 (76.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,854 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,803 (95.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
116 (6.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$9,230
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,588 (88.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,727
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,083 (62.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,870
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 39 (2.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
287 (8.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,473

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
47%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$24,633
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
1.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Veterans
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,828
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Studies
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Computer and information sciences, Education
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session
Study Abroad
Not offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
135
Part-Time Faculty
117
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
37%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 5% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 12% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 25% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 56% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 8% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
298,755
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
493
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Education--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Lawton Population
98,376
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
360 acres

Weather

Temperature
25.2 average low in January, 87.3 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
10 mile(s) from campus in Lawton
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Men only housing, women only housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
9% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
School Colors
Black and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Cheerleading x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Golf x x x x
Softball x x    
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Softball x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Cheerleading x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Golf x x
Softball    
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government association, pre-nursing club, phi kappa phi, health professions society, sigma tau delta
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
3,944
Women
2,428 (61.6%)
Men
1,516 (38.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,713
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
6.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.7% Asian
12.8% Black/African-American
15.2% Hispanic/Latino
9.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.6% White
3.3% Unknown
International Students.
3.1% from 32 countries
Average Age
26
All Graduate Students
346

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.8%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
27%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
23.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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