Rogers State University

1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017-3252
Tel: (918)343-7777
4,030 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 4,030 students (60% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is lower than the state community college average of 31:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American), which is less than the state average of 38%.
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 157 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
College Rogers State University Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 157 staff
62 staff
Rogers State University Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 4,030 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,030 students 1,371 students
Rogers State University Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1
Rogers State University Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 2,411 students
779 students
Rogers State University Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 1,619 students
1,083 students
Rogers State University Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Rogers State University Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,406 students 764 students
# Graduate Students 5 students 36 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
Rogers State University American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2014)
% Asian
Rogers State University Asian (2006-2014)
% Hispanic
Rogers State University Hispanic (2006-2014)
% Black
Rogers State University Black (2006-2014)
% White
Rogers State University White (2006-2014)
% Two or more races
Rogers State University More (2010-2014)
% Non Resident races
Rogers State University Non Resident (2008-2014)
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. 0.55 0.70
Rogers State University Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,725 is more than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $12,766 is more than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,725 $5,664
Rogers State University In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,766 $10,360
Rogers State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Total Dormitory Capacity 535 271
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89%
Rogers State University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2014)
Percent Admitted 77%
Rogers State University Percent Admitted (2010-2014)
ACT Total Avg. 59
Rogers State University ACT Total (2010-2014)
ACT Composite 20
Rogers State University ACT Composite (2010-2014)
ACT English 20
Rogers State University ACT English (2010-2014)
ACT Math 19
Rogers State University ACT Math (2010-2014)
Source: 2014 (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 $3,242 per year for in-state students and $7,623 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,778 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 67%. 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 0.59, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.