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Northeastern State is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1846 as a result of a treaty between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation to provide higher education for the Cherokees. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Industry, Education, Optometry, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Mathematics, Science, and Nursing, and the Graduate College. Its 160-acre campus is located in Tahlequah, 60 miles from Tulsa.

Website: www.nsuok.edu

Public
Co-ed
6,288
Undergraduate
Students
(62.3%) 3,917 Women
(37.7%) 2,371 Men
1,208
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
99% of 1,073 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.46
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
18-21 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $17,762
Out-of-state: $26,162
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,915
Out-of-state: $15,315
Room and Board
$7,340
Average Percent of Need Met
98%
Average Freshman Award
$13,190
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$20,707
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
277
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 25% of classes
20-29 students: 30% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Tahlequah Population
16,333
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Tulsa
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
19% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Redmen
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
19.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.1% Asian
4.5% Black/African-American
6.3% Hispanic/Latino
18.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
48.6% White
0.7% Unknown
International Students
2.2% from 29 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
71%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
18.0%
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