Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK

Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK

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Tuition & Fees

$7,244

$14,362

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
3%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
4%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 730
Declined 440
Total Received 1,170
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Public

1,773

undergraduate students

219

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Northwestern Oklahoma State University 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.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,992
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational

360-acre campus in Alva (population: 5,103), 135 miles from Wichita. Branch campuses in Enid and Woodward. Served by air; major airport serves Wichita.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Will Rogers World/Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Boulevard
Alva
73717

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Aggie Club
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Baptist Student Union
  • SOEA

Top Events

  • Bahama Breakaway
  • Homecoming
  • Family Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
64%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
2%
500-599
3%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
1%
500-599
4%
400-499
3%
300-399
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
16%
18-23
46%
12-17
27%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.3

Moderately Selective

62%

acceptance rate

Accepted 730
Declined 440
Total Received 1,170

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Sand volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Sand volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
General Studies
Health Teacher Education
History, General
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other
Information Science/Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional

1,992

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

89%

1,773
students

Female
59%
1,046

Male
41%
727

11%

219
students

Female
76%
167

Male
24%
52

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

1,430
students

Female
58%
821

Male
42%
609

20%

343
students

Female
66%
225

Male
34%
118

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 60%
Student 4 year graduation rate 14%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

193

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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