Western Oklahoma State College: Review & Facts

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Western Oklahoma State College is a small two-year, public school with 5,265 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1926 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Altus, Oklahoma.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
16
Several-month certificate and associate's degree are available at Western Oklahoma State College.

WOSC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers enrollment in 16 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Criminal Justice, Business, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
47%
Western Oklahoma State College student retention rate is very low at 47% (way below Oklahoma average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Western Oklahoma State College is very low: 26%. Around 15% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at WOSC is quite disappointing -- 35:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$7,100
Average tuition charges are low - about $5,800 a year. The additional fees at Western Oklahoma State College not covered by tuition are nearly $1,300; this makes it a total of $7,100 per year.

Read the details about Western Oklahoma State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
81%
According to recent data, 471 applications were submitted and 381 were accepted; so it is easy to become a student at this school.

Western Oklahoma State College will consider accepting credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities) and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Western Oklahoma State College is $15.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Western Oklahoma State College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (580) 477-2000 or check Western Oklahoma State College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
B
Western Oklahoma State College offers a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Western Oklahoma State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

ROTC
Available
No
Western Oklahoma State College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 100 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Western Oklahoma State College appears to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Western Oklahoma State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Western Oklahoma State College, 2801 N Main St, Altus, Oklahoma 73521-1397, USA
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