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Northwestern Oklahoma State is a public, liberal arts university. Founded as a coeducational institution in 1897, it gained university status in 1974. Its 70-acre campus is located in Alva, northwest of Oklahoma City.

Website: www.nwosu.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,773
Undergraduate
Students
(59.0%) 1,046 Women
(41.0%) 727 Men
219
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 1,170 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.30
SAT Math
512 average
453-568 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510 average
445-550 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
17-22 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $17,726
Out-of-state: $24,843
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,246
Out-of-state: $14,363
Room and Board
$4,680
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
91
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 36% of classes
10-19 students: 29% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Alva Population
4,913
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
30% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Rangers
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
7.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.5% Asian
8.0% Black/African-American
10.5% Hispanic/Latino
2.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
64.9% White
5.9% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 18 countries
First-Year Students Returning
60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
13.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
9.0%
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