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Southwestern Oklahoma State University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Weatherford, OK

This school is more affordable than other schools.

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$6,368

Avg in-state tuition

$13,478

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Southwestern Oklahoma State University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Weatherford, Oklahoma. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,749, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 94%. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 39%, and a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $6,368, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $13,478.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

94% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

65% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

39% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Required

Letter of recommendation Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Required

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Yes

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 17-23

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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5k

Students enrolled

70%

Online student enrollment

19:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

65%

Hispanic

11%

Two or more races

9%

Black

5%

American Indian/Alaska Native

4%

Unknown

3%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

2%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

62%

Socio-economic diversity

45% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

19

Total Online Enrollment

3,274

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

72% On-campus

28% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Check Bold 50% online

Associate Check Bold 20% online

Bachelor's Check Bold 10% online

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 80% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $6,368 $13,478
Graduate $6,294 $12,966

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,218
On-campus room and board $6,380
On-campus other expenses $7,202
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $5,814
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $7,202
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $6,212

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $21,168 $28,278
Off-campus without family $20,602 $27,712
Off-campus with family $13,798 $20,908

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

85%

State Grant Aid

35%

Institution Grant Aid

70%

Pell Grant

45%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,289
State Grant Aid $5,621
Institution Grant Aid $5,544
Pell Grant Aid $4,782

Financial Outlook

$16k

Average student debt after graduation

$39k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rodeo
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • All Track Combined
  • Baseball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

2

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

3

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

4

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

5

Education

BA

MA

DOC

6

Engineering Technologies/Technicians

BA

MA

DOC

7

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

8

Engineering/Engineering-Related Technologies/Technicians

BA

MA

DOC

9

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

10

Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics

BA

MA

DOC

11

Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

12

Health Professions And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC