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Northwestern Oklahoma State University
  • 4 Year
  • ALVA, OK

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

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Northwestern Oklahoma State is a public university located in Alva, Oklahoma. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,218 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Northwestern Oklahoma State acceptance rate is 59%. Popular majors include Business, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and Psychology. Graduating 30% of students, Northwestern Oklahoma State alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,500.

About

709 OKLAHOMA BLVD
ALVA, OK 73717
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Great American Conference

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.

Northwestern Oklahoma State Admissions

Acceptance Rate
59%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
850-1090
ACT Range
17-22
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$10,403 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$8,348 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 19 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 18 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 18 responses

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Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    28%
  • On Campus
    59%
  • Online
    13%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,218 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
372
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
49%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Young adults
    73%
  • Adult
    9%
  • Bored
    9%
  • Outgoing
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
44%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 18 responses
Poll
38%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 21 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Small but mighty
    31%
  • Friendly
    23%
  • Very sports oriented
    23%
  • Slow
    15%
  • Feels like a juco
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
30%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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