Tuition & Fees

$7,035

$8,085

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
53%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 842
Declined + 172
Total Received 1,014
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Public

1,878

undergraduate students

218

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health/sports Science
  3. Business Administration
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Codes

SAT 6493
ACT 3412

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,096
Established in 1897
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Alva, OK

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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University
709 Oklahoma Boulevard
Alva, OK 73717

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
16%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
15%
500-599
47%
400-499
35%
300-399
3%
600-699
15%
500-599
38%
400-499
44%
300-399
3%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
46%
12-17
30%
6-11
4%
30-36
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
43%
12-17
36%
30-36
3%
24-29
17%
18-23
53%
12-17
27%

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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 842
Declined + 172
Total Received 1,014

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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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 580 327-8541
finaid@nwosu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Rita Castleberry
Director of Financial Aid
rjcastlebery@nwosu.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Bowling, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Racquetball, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Brad Franz (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division II), Great American Conference
Mascot
Rangers
School colors
red and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agriculture
American Studies
Biology
Biology/Health Science
Biology/Natural History
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice/Corrections
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
Curriculum/Instruction
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
English
General Psychology
General Studies
Health/Sports Science
History
History/Global Studies
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Political Science
Political Science/Public Administration
Psychology
Reading Specialist
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Speech/Theatre
Technical Management
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Health/sports Science
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,096

total students

69%

in-state

31%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

1,878
students

Female
59%
1,102

Male
41%
776

10%

218
students

Female
68%
149

Male
32%
69

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

1,359
students

Female
57%
773

Male
43%
586

28%

519
students

Female
64%
329

Male
36%
190

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

73%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 19
Countries most often represented Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Becca Cook
International Student Advisor
580 327-8435
rlcook@nwosu.edu

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