1,873
Students
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
93
93%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Alva, OK, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 709 Oklahoma Boulevard
Alva, OK  73717-2799
United States
Contact Ms. Paige Fischer
Director of Recruitment
Email: plfischer@nwosu.edu
Phone: 580-327-8545
Fax: 580-327-8699

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

762
Applied
715
Accepted
1,873
Enrolled
94%
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Female Admissions

399
Females Applied
373
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

363
Males Applied
342
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

15
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
3 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 504 450 550
SAT Math 516 470 560
ACT Composite 20 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,382
In-state
13,823
Out-of-state
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Fees

653
Full-time student fees
4,480
Room & board
1,780
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid

Student Body

1,873
Total undergrad students
3%
International Students
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.57%
Black or African American 7.71%
White or Caucasian 64.97%
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.67%
Asian 0.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.35%
Two or more races 1.45%
Other 5.92%

Gender

Male (41.43%)
Female (58.57%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Bahama Breakaway, Homecoming and Family Day

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
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Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Aggie Club, Delta Mu Delta, Baptist Student Union and SOEA

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer No No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
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Faculty

156
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 89
Part-time - 67
Male - 68
Female - 88