Dorm Room Cooking Ada OK

Obviously, space prevents gourmet cooking, but you don’t need to go that far to get by. All you need is a small microwave and a mini-refrigerator. At most schools, these are the only appliances allowed in the dorms. If you can’t afford them, check with your college's office of student life and see if they’re available for rent.

East Central University
(580) 332-8000
1100 E. 14
Ada, OK
Tuition
$10,286.00
# of Undergrads
2844
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Public
Setting
Town

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Pontotoc Technology Center
(580) 310-2200
601 W 33rd
Ada, OK
# of Undergrads
113
School Information
Public
Setting
Town

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Northern Oklahoma College
(580) 628-6200
1220 East Grand Avenue
Tonkawa, OK

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Connors State College
(918) 463-2931
Route 1
Warner, OK
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $1984
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $5610
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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University of Central Oklahoma-Office of Enrollment Services
(405) 974-2000
100 North University Drive, Box 151
Edmond, OK
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $3681
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $10110
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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East Central University
1100 E. 14
Ada, OK
 
East Central University (Department of Nursing)
(580) 559-5434
1100 E. 14th Street
Ada, OK
 
Carl Albert State College
(918) 647-1200
1507 South McKenna
Poteau, OK
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $1800
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $4176
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Oklahoma City University
(405) 208-5000
2501 North Blackwelder
Oklahoma City, OK
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $21400
School Information
Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Rose State College
(405) 733-7311
6420 Southeast 15th Street
Midwest City, OK
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $1935
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $6795
School Information
Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State and Local

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9 Things You Can Cook in Your Dorm Room

9 Things You Can Cook in Your Dorm Room

As if it isn’t bad enough that the cafeteria is serving something not quite recognizable, they don’t even have the decency to serve it 24/7! Add the fact that the local fast food places close at 1 a.m. and you have a real problem when you’re studying at 2 a.m. and you’re starving. All's not lost, though — not if you’ve got some essentials, a few spare minutes, and a little creativity.

Obviously, space prevents gourmet cooking, but you don’t need to go that far to get by. All you need is a small microwave and a mini-refrigerator. At most schools, these are the only appliances allowed in the dorms. If you can’t afford them, check with your college's office of student life and see if they’re available for rent.

Now back to the food!
Dorm cooking relies heavily on convenience foods, and there’s a lot of great stuff out there. Stock up and you'll be able to feast on the following delicious dorm-style meals: 

  • Soup
    Leave the homemade stuff to mom. In the dorms, it’s about simplicity. Opt for canned soup, which you can get in a zillion different flavors. Remove the lid with a handheld can opener, pour into a bowl, and nuke. Better yet, get the type that comes in a microwaveable container and you won’t have to worry about dishes. Nutri-tip: Choose brands with fewer than 400 mg of sodium per serving.
  • Burritos
    You'll find these in just about any place that calls itself a grocery store.

Author: Amy Ambler

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