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Tuition & Fees

$5,191

$11,401

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 657
Declined + 360
Total Received 1,017
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1  :  17

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Health Sport Science
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School Facts

Northwestern Oklahoma State is a public, liberal arts university. Founded as a coeducational institution in 1897, it gained university status in 1974. Its 70-acre campus is located in Alva, northwest of Oklahoma City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,313
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Codes

SAT 6493
ACT 3412

Social Networks

Alva, OK

360-acre campus in Alva (population: 4,913), 135 miles from Wichita. Branch campuses in Enid and Woodward. Served by air; major airport serves Wichita.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Boulevard
Alva, OK 73717

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 1% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $15
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 657
Declined + 360
Total Received 1,017

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank

Considered

Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Paige Fischer
Director of Recruitment
P: 580 327-8545
F: 580 327-1881
recruit@nwosu.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,838,882
State
Institutional
Other external
Total $3,838,882

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
football
golf
rodeo
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II)
Mascot
Rangers
School colors
red and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agriculture
Agriculture Education
American Studies
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Education/School Counseling
Elementary Education
English
English Education
General Studies
Health/Sports Science
Health/Sports Science Education
History
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Music
Music Education
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Organizational Leadership
Political Science
Psychology
Reading Specialist
Secondary Education
Social Science Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech/Theatre
Technical Management
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Undergraduate

91%

2,107
students

Female
56%
1,182

Male
44%
925

Graduate

9%

206
students

Female
67%
137

Male
33%
69

undergraduateFull-time

80%

1,705
students

Female
54%
911

Male
46%
794

undergraduatePart-time

20%

402
students

Female
68%
271

Male
32%
131

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

100%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • 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

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
Ghana
Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Megan Stratton
International Student Advisor
580 327-8435
mmstratton@nwosu.edu

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