B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    A
Northwestern Oklahoma State University is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference
Address
709 Oklahoma Blvd
Alva, OK 73717
Website
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Northwestern Oklahoma 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
44%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
18-23
Application Fee
$15
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$8,778/ 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
    $5,198/ year
  • $30-48k
    $5,493/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,293/ year
  • $76-110k
    $12,062/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,778/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.15 responses
73%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.15 responses
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Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,424Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
35%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 8 responses
Report
  • Young adults
    88%
  • Adult
    13%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
53%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.15 responses
Poll
39%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.18 responses
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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$35,700/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
26%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
90%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.10 responses
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Amazing school! Everyone is so friendly, the professors try their hardest to work with each individual student and make sure they are understanding the curriculum. I've never been to a class in which I felt no one cared about my education. I am proud to call myself a Ranger. The campus is taken care of and is absolutely beautiful. The dorms are extremely nice in comparison to many colleges I looked at before attending NWOSU.
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The small town community grew to become my home. I was a student athlete so, I received a lot of love and support from everyone. It’s a school who believes in tradition but is steady growing and becoming more diverse.
Northwestern is a smaller university that has a good connection between professors and students. They have many activities where students can participate. They demonstrate care for the students and the want for students to grow.