About Northeastern State University (NSU)
On Campus Housing
Northeastern State University (NSU) is a public university found in 1846 as the Cherokee National Female Seminary. Later in 1909, the Oklahoma legislature bought the Female Seminary and created Northeastern State Normal School. Now it is the fourth-largest public 4-year institution in Oklahoma. It empowers students with learning hubs in three campuses which are in Tahlequah, Muskogee, and Broken Arrow. All these campuses together serve 8,109 students which consist of 5,346 full-timers and 2,763 part-timers.
The NSU acceptance rate is 94% which refers to almost all the applicants are admitted to the institute.
The student-faculty ratio is 17:1 and the total graduation rate is 27%.
- It has an accreditation by the High Learning Commission (HLC).
Some of the reviews are
The campus is beautiful with less polluted areas. Everyone on the campus is welcoming and kind. There are no much activities on the campus which is great for those who want to study.
There is a variety of classes available for the students who really need some academic growth. The education provided is cost effective. Almost all the professors are enjoyable and ready to help the students. The workload is moderate and manageable.
The Student’s reviews and ranking according to the U.S.News report are given below.
It ranks between 96 to 127 in Regional Universities West.
It ranks 138 in Best Online Bachelor's Programs.
It ranks 150 in Best Online Graduate Education Programs.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
The next two things to keep in mind before applying to NSU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $24,216. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$45,642 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,074 per year. Northeastern State University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at NSU costs around $3,686 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The Office of Student Financial Services is committed to notifying and instructing you on choices concerning financial aid. The objective of the department is to create a possibility to attain your educational goals by guaranteeing you get all available aid. It has provided about 36M in scholarships & grants in the year 2017.
The FAFSA form must be filled as an initial step towards the process of financial aid. The Northeastern State University federal school code is 003161.
The Federal Aid includes Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Work-Study.
The Institutional Aid includes Tribal Heritage Scholarship, Emerald in the Rough Scholarship, Freshmen Scholarship, and Lois Nichols Memorial Scholarship.
The State Aid includes the Oklahoma Tuition Grant.
The Military Aid includes the Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program.