Rose State College

Tel: (405)733-7311
7,057 students
Public institution
Rose State College exists as a publicly created and sustained open-admission, associate degree-granting college to provide comprehensive lower-division programs of higher education and effective community services.
School Highlights:
Rose State College serves 7,057 students (38% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the community college average of 33:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 41%.
Rose State College is one of 8 community colleges within Oklahoma County, OK.
The nearest community college is Heritage College-Oklahoma City (5.90 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 205 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
College Rose State College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 205 staff
61 staff
Rose State College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 7,057 has declined by 16% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 34:1 has decreased from 35:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the national average of 0.68. The school's diversity has declined by 7% over five years.
Total Enrollment 7,057 students 1,296 students
Rose State College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
Rose State College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 2,703 students
814 students
Rose State College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 4,354 students
1,040 students
Rose State College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rose State College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
Rose State College American Indian/Alaskan (2006-2013)
% Asian
Rose State College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Rose State College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Rose State College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Rose State College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Rose State College More (2007-2013)
% Unknown races
Rose State College Unknown (2006-2013)
Rose State College 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. 0.62 0.68
Rose State College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $3,104 is less than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,346 is less than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $3,104 $5,660
Rose State College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,346 $10,250
Rose State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 84%
Rose State College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Rose State College offered its first classes on September 21, 1970. Originally named Oscar Rose Junior College in memory of the well-known Midwest City-Del City Superintendent of Schools, the school was renamed Rose State College effective on November 1, 1983. In December 1973, the College became a member of The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, after approval from the College's Board of Trustees. The College has grown from an initial enrollment of 1,700 in 1970 to a regular fall enrollment of approximately 7,000. The campus now includes twenty-one buildings on approximately 116 acres. Rose State College has been authorized by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to provide programs and activities in General Education, Student Development Services, University Transfer Education, Economic Development Services, Career and Technical Education, Continuing Education and Contract Training Programs, Developmental/Remedial Education, selected Statewide Educational Services, Community Services and Institutional Research. Rose State College has been accredited as a degree-granting institution by American Bar Association, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), Commission on Dental Accreditation, Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, National Court Reporting Association (NCRA), National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, The Higher Learning Commission; Member North Central Association, Oklahoma Board of Nursing, Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and State of Oklahoma State Accrediting Agency.

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Did You Know?
Oklahoma County, OK 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 0.63, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma County, OK is Platt College-Central OKC. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.