Northwestern Oklahoma State University: Review & Facts

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a small four-year, public school with 2,140 students enrolled. This college was founded in 1897 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Alva, Oklahoma.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
44
Fair
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, bachelor's degree, and master's degree are available at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

NWOSU deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 44 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Business, Management, and Nursing. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
53%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University student retention rate is low at 53% (way below Oklahoma average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is low: 33%. Nearly 26% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at NWOSU is pretty decent, 15:1. Learn more details regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$12,700
Medium
Average tuition price is close to the nationwide median - about $11,700 a year. The additional fees at Northwestern Oklahoma State University (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,000; this totals $12,700 annually.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
Doable
According to recent data, 862 applications were submitted and 415 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to become a student at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at NWOSU in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$1,700
Low
Northwestern Oklahoma State University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, 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 NWOSU, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Northwestern Oklahoma State University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 900 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low, nearly $1,700 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Northwestern Oklahoma State University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Location and Maps



Post Address: Northwestern Oklahoma State University, 709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, Oklahoma 73717-2799, USA
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