Rogers State University

1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017
Tel: (918)343-7777
4,257 students
Public institution
Rogers State University is a regional four-year university in northeastern Oklahoma recognized for its high-quality academic programs, nurturing scholastic atmosphere, distance learning options, and high-technology learning environment.
School Highlights
Rogers State University serves 4,257 students (61% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 41%.
Rogers State University is the only community colleges within Rogers County, OK.
The nearest community college is Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (16.80 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 156 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
College Rogers State University Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 156 staff
61 staff
Rogers State University Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,257 has grown by 10% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,257 students 1,315 students
Rogers State University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,576 students
815 students
Rogers State University Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,681 students
1,061 students
Rogers State University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rogers State University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Rogers State University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Rogers State University Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Rogers State University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Rogers State University Black (2006-2013)
% White
Rogers State University White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Rogers State University More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
Rogers State University Unknown (2007-2013)
% Non Resident races
Rogers State University Non Resident (2008-2013)
Rogers State University Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.60 0.70
Rogers State University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,351 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 18% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,005 is more than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,351 $5,590
Rogers State University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,005 $10,086
Rogers State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 54%
Rogers State University Percent Admitted (2010-2013)
ACT Total Avg. 59
Rogers State University ACT Total (2010-2013)
ACT Composite 20
Rogers State University ACT Composite (2010-2013)
ACT English 20
Rogers State University ACT English (2010-2013)
ACT Math 19
Rogers State University ACT Math (2010-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • RSU was founded in 1909 – just two years after Oklahoma was granted statehood. The university was officially established as Eastern University Preparatory School in Claremore by the Oklahoma Legislature in its second session. The mission of the Eastern University Preparatory School was to prepare the sons and daughters of Native Americans, farmers, and ranchers for entry into the colleges and universities of Oklahoma. Rogers State University is recognized for its quality academic programs, distance learning options, and high-technology learning environment with campuses in Claremore, Bartlesville, and Pryor. RSU is a national pioneer and leader in distance education. RSU was the first university in Oklahoma to offer bachelor\'s and associate\'s degrees entirely via the Internet. RSU offers a variety of bachelor\'s and associate\'s degrees to assist our students in achieving their personal and professional goals. RSU offers Bachelor\'s Degrees in Applied Technology, Biology (Options in Environmental Conservation and Medical and Molecular), Business Administration (Options in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources, and Management), Business Information Technology (Options in Computer Network Administration and Software Development and Multimedia), Communications (Options in Corporate Communications and Radio and Television), Justice Administration (Option in Law Enforcement), Liberal Arts, and Social Science (Options in History and Political Science and Psychology and Sociology). RSU also offers a wide variety of Associate\'s Degrees including Art, Business, Education, and Nursing. Rogers State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA). RSU is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Did You Know?
For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,105 per year for in-state students and $8,213 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,454 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 73%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.62, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.