Northwestern Oklahoma State University Overview
Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a public institution situated in Alva, Oklahoma. Alva is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Northwestern Oklahoma State University Known For?
- The highest award offered at NWOSU is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NWOSU.
Where Is Northwestern Oklahoma State University?
Contact details for NWOSU are given below.
|Address:||709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, OK 73717-2799|
How Do I Get Into NWOSU?
You can apply to NWOSU online at: www.nwosu.edu/apply-for-admission
Admission Requirements for NWOSU
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into NWOSU?
Approximately 46% of accepted students are men and 54% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 83%.
Average Test Scores
About 10% of students accepted to NWOSU submitted their SAT scores.NWOSU received ACT scores from 89% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 16 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 23. Composite scores were between 17 and 23.
Can I Afford Northwestern Oklahoma State University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At NWOSU, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $4,545 a year. That adds up to $18,180 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NWOSU is 10.1%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 203 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,376 full-time undergraduates at NWOSU, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Northwestern Oklahoma State University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||105|
|Hispanic or Latino||151|
Oklahoma students aren't the only ones who study at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. At this time, 12 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 19 countries are represented at NWOSU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Canada, and Ghana.
Online Learning at Northwestern Oklahoma State University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NWOSU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 26th most popular in Oklahoma for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NWOSU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University was 3.3%. This is the #1,798 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NWOSU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NWOSU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||33%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NWOSU ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NWOSU.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Finance & Financial Management||#60|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#62|
|Human Resource Management||#111|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#227|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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