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FY 2022 Funding Request

FY 2021 Appropriation: $770,414,742

FY 2022 Budget Need:

  1. STEM Workforce Development Initiatives: $33,800,000
    1. Engineering workforce needs: $10,500,000
    2. Nursing workforce needs: $12,000,000
    3. Expand physician residency slots: $7,000,000
    4. Teacher education shortage needs: $2,500,000
    5. Develop microcredentials and rapid re-employment strategies: $1,800,000

  2. Operational Cost Increases: $30,800,000
    1. Systemwide mandatory fixed cost increases: $24,000,000
    2. Deferred maintenance for campus infrastructure (Section 13 Offset): $6,300,000
    3. STEM Summer Academies: $500,000

  3. Financial Aid and Scholarship Programs: $13,800,000
    1. Concurrent enrollment program: $4,000,000
    2. Restoration of scholarship programs: $7,800,000
      i. National Guard Tuition Waiver program: $2,000,000
      ii. TSEIP: $1,100,000
      iii. Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant: $4,700,000
    3. Adult Degree Completion and Workforce Re-Entry Scholarship: $2,000,000

  4. Endowed Chairs State Matching Funds Debt Service ($161 million state match backlog): $10,420,000

FY 2022 Total Budget Need: $859,234,742