Tuition & Fees

$6,207

$13,707

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
62%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
17

teacher

students

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Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,388
Declined + 124
Total Received 1,512
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Public

7,044

undergraduate students

1,232

graduate students

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School Facts

Northeastern State University was founded in 1846 as a result of a treaty between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation to provide higher education for the Cherokees. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Liberal Arts, Business and Technology, Education, Optometry, Science and Health Professions, and the Graduate College. Its campus is located in Tahlequah.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,276
Established in 1846
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AOA (American Optometric Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Tahlequah, OK

200-acre campus in Tahlequah (population: 16,359); branch campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee. Air serves Tulsa; bus serves Muskogee.

Northeastern State University
600 North Grand Avenue
Tahlequah, OK 74464

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
7 fraternities 2% of male students
 
4 sororities 2% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
47%
Top 1/2
83%
Bottom 1/2
17%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
6%
24-29
22%
18-23
51%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
22%
18-23
47%
12-17
30%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
62%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
ACT only Required

Not Selective

91%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,388
Declined + 124
Total Received 1,512

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer McClendon
Director, Admissions and Recruitment
P: 918 444-2200
F: 918 458-2342
nsuinfo@nsuok.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,301,870
State $5,104,418
Institutional $321,428
Other external $1,438,290
Total $22,166,006

Non-need-based

Federal $43,878
State $29,097
Institutional $580,603
Other external $1,010,253
Total $1,663,831

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
RiverHawks
School colors
green and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Financial Analysis
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Cherokee Cultural Studies
Cherokee Education
Communication Arts
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Entrepreneurship
Environmental/Health/Safety Management
Environmental/Health/Safety Management
Finance
General Studies
Geography
Health Care Administration
Health/Human Performance
Health/Kinesiology
Health/Physical Education
Higher Education Leadership
History
Hospitality/Tourism Management
Human/Family Sciences
Information Systems
International Business
Library Media/Information Technology
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Media Studies
Medical Laboratory Science
Music
Music Education
Natural Science
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Therapy
Optometry
Organizational Leadership
Political Science
Professional Business Administration
Psychology
Reading
School Administration
Science Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Education
Special Education
Special Education/Autism Spectrum Disorder
Speech Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology
Supply Chain Management
Teaching
Technology
Theatre
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Undergraduate

85%

7,044
students

Female
61%
4,292

Male
39%
2,752

Graduate

15%

1,232
students

Female
61%
755

Male
39%
477

undergraduateFull-time

70%

5,001
students

Female
60%
2,972

Male
40%
2,029

undergraduatePart-time

30%

2,043
students

Female
65%
1,320

Male
35%
723

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
20%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
17%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

67%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 26
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ghana
Japan
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Stephanie Davis Goad
Executive Director, International Studies
918 444-2048
goads@nsuok.edu

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