4,510
Students
Financial aid thermometer
5,333
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
90
90%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a Comprehensive institution located in Weatherford, OK, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address John Hays Administration Building, Room 108-C
Weatherford, OK  73096
United States
Contact Ms. Cassie Jones
Admissions Coordinator
Email: cassie.jones@swosu.edu
Phone: 580-774-3009
Fax: 580-774-3795

Majors & Degrees

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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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians 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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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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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology 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

3,131
Applied
2,844
Accepted
4,510
Enrolled
91%
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Female Admissions

1,798
Females Applied
1,674
Females Accepted
93%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,333
Males Applied
1,170
Males Accepted
88%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

15
Application Fee
3.42
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
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum ACT score of 20 (940 SAT) or rank in the upper 50% of high school graduating class or have a high school GPA of 2.7 in the 15-unit core curriculum

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state 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
ACT Composite 22 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,610
In-state
12,510
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,395
Full-time student fees
5,500
Room & board
2,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

5,333
Avg. Financial Aid Package
5,769
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
1,990
Avg. Loan Aid
1,540
Avg. Grant Aid
3,557
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
17%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,510
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.36%
Black or African American 4.12%
White or Caucasian 64.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.66%
Asian 2.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 7.98%
Other 2.53%

Gender

Male (41.71%)
Female (58.29%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 22%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Homecoming, Bulldog Blitz Talent Show and Organization Fair

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Collegiate Activities Board, Southwestern International Student Association, Saudi Arabian Student Organization, SWOSU Computer Club and Kappa Epsilon and Sigma Sigma Chi

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
police available 24 hours a day

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
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Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Track And Field No 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 Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
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Track And Field No Division 2 No
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Faculty

280
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 207
Part-time - 73
Male - 117
Female - 163