B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  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
    C+
  12. Safety
    B
Northeastern State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Assoc
Address
600 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

Will You Get In?

Test Scores and GPA for Northeastern State University

Cost

Net Price
$8,148/ year
National
$15,403
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,483/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,233/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,683/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,690/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,297/ year

Academics

Professors
B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
18:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
71%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.45 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.45 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.45 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,964Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
28%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
5%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
Report
  • Mixed student body
    53%
  • Laid back
    30%
  • Laid back and middle aged
    17%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.61 responses
Poll
45%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.64 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 35 responses
Report
  • Normal
    31%
  • Diverse
    26%
  • Small
    23%
  • Nontraditional
    9%
  • One of a Kind
    6%
  • Intimate
    3%
  • Peaceful
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
26%
National
48%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.28 responses
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Northeastern State University Reviews

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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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I loved Northeastern State University. It was a small college, which provided a small community feel. I enjoyed everything about the school- from the campus feel, to the local eateries, even the walkability of the town. When you aren't learning in school, NSU is always putting on fun events!
I'm still a freshman, but so far I have loved every course I've taken. The professors make seemingly boring topics extremely interesting. They're the best at what they do and their classroom personalities, although very diverse, are genuine and positive. Class sizes are usually small enough to where you can get one on one help whenever you need it. It's very traditional, which is nice and makes me feel more at home. There are a variety of courses offered at our school, which makes choosing a minor difficult, but I love the options!