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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B+
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B
  12. Safety
    B
Northeastern State is an above-average public university located in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,862 undergraduate students. The Northeastern State acceptance rate is 94%. Popular majors include Research and Experimental Psychology, Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, and Liberal Arts and Humanities. Graduating 27% of students, Northeastern State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,700.
About Northeastern State University...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association
Address
701 N Grand
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Website

Northeastern State University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
94%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
873-1095
ACT Range
19-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

Cost

Net Price
$8,365/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,586/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,488/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,389/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,502/ year
  • $110k+
    $12,283/ year
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Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.45 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.50 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.50 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,862Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
55%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Mixed student body
    54%
  • Laid back
    26%
  • Laid back and middle aged
    14%
  • Diverse
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
44%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.66 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.69 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 40 responses
Report
  • Normal
    30%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Small
    20%
  • Nontraditional
    8%
  • One of a Kind
    8%
  • Home away from home
    5%
  • Intimate
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
27%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.28 responses
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The advisors are extremely helpful, particularly in helping me transfer from another University! Everything was fully explained from degree programs, to enrolling in classes as well as various other student aids they have available (which includes a food and clothing pantry, on- campus family housing, counseling/ grievances services and a great deal more). My professors have been top notch- intelligence, expertise and empathetic to their students. My only complaint is their narrow selection of graduate programs.
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It is a great campus! I love going here because it is not too big, but it is not to small either. The staff on campus are overall helpful and they will try to help you the best they can. Safety on campus is awesome! If you do not feel comfortable walking at night to your dorm or the library, you can call campus police and they will give you a ride. I would change about the campus would be the dorms, they just built new dorms, but they have old ones that they do not use, and I think that is a waste of money and space.
NSU has always felt like home to me. Everyone on campus, including students and staff, are always so welcoming and kind. You will never feel out of place here. I am so excited to be a Riverhawk and attend NSU in the fall of 2018. NSU offers many opportunities for you to join clubs, Greek life, and even just get out in the community more. The atmosphere of the campus and the town in general are fun and very laid back. Come to NSU! You will not regret it!