92%

Acceptance Rate

$7,704

Avg.Financial Aid

003181

FAFSA Code

About Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,267

Website

N/A

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) is a public university and was founded in 1901. The university is a member of six Regional University System of Oklahoma. The current president of the university is Randy Beutler. The University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,450 in the various programs such as engineering, applied science, nursing, business, etc. the university believes in positive change in students through their teaching, learning, and research so that students can make a better world. The academic calendar is semester wise and the acceptance rate is 92% which makes it less selective. 

 

The campus is one of the big and beautiful in the state with the proper residential facilities for students’ staff and faculty. The university provides a number of activities for the overall student’s personal development. The university offers various sports activities such as baseball, men's and women's basketball, softball and volleyball, etc. apart from sports, there is 100 organization in the campus such as SGA (Student Government Association), CAB (Campus Activities Board), NSO (New Student Orientation), etc offer interesting activities to make campus life more exciting for students. 

Online Education at SWOSU 

SWOSU has 4 majors with 16 online programs.SWOSU online degrees give you the highest angle of freedom and to advance your education without the restriction of a static schedule.

  • As a member of the SWOSU community, online students receive access to all of the services & resources offered to offline students. Online degrees offered through the University assure that you receive good attention and mentorship through their educational pioneers who want to see students develop, and use their skills for global excellence.

  • They have Interactive television (ITV) and webinar for giving education to online students.

  • They have Blended services which combine delivery method such as ITV, Webinar, and online classroom so that student get the maximum quality input for professors

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Reviews

Reviews given by students are mentioned below

  • SWOSU is awesome to join and the people are so friendly here.

  • University has affordable programs with robust science.

  • The campus is small but very beautiful.

  • The professors are willing to help outside of the Campus too.

Location & Contact

Address

100 Campus Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5807726611
Fax: 5807743795
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Southwestern Oklahoma State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

92%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

18 - 24

Application Fee

$15

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. The average ACT score at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is 21. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096-3001. They can also call them at (580) 772-6611.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$11,996

Average Annual Cost

$5,940

Books And Supplies

$1,218

Other Fees

$1,395

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$5,830

Budget For Other Expenses

$6,858

Total One Year Cost

$21,241

Before applying to SOSU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $25,062. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

66%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

36%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$110

Faculty Overview

48%

Male Professors

52%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

176 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

98 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

78 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

55 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

51 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

40 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clin...

37 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

34 Graduates

Psychology, General

34 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

32 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

28 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

28 Graduates

Biology, General

24 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

19 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

17 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

17 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

15 Graduates

Fire Protection

15 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

13 Graduates

Music

13 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

12 Graduates

Chemistry

11 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

10 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

8 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

5 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

5 Graduates

Engineering Physics

5 Graduates

History

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Computer Science

2 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,450

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

34%

Full-time

81%

Part-time

19%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

62% White

3% Unknown

4% Black

11% Hispanic

9% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

4% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

8%

Out Of State

90%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$44,611 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

22%

Averege Housing Cost

$2,500/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,330/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,330/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bulldogs

School Colors

navy and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

N/A

Total Male Athletes

222

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Football

Golf

Rodeo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Rodeo

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

Campus Emergency Phones

No

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $6,030 per year. The university has enrolled around 39% male and 61% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,300/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$10,500

$21,011

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$109 - 218

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

86%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,704

Students Receiving Federal Grants

48%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,061

Students Receiving State Aid

29%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,254

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

63%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,270

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$10,266

$30K - $48K

$9,799

$48K - $75K

$5,828

$75K - $110K

$3,608

> $110K

$3,533

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$543,920

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,503,430

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at SOSU to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. The average financial aid at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is around $5,058 and the federal grant is $4,949. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $4,761 as well as institutional aid worth $5,058. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Southwestern Oklahoma State University amount to $543,920 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $2,503,430.

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