Rogers State University

1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017
Tel: (918)343-7777
4,257 students
Public institution

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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).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the community college average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority American), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Rogers State University is the only community colleges within Rogers County County, OK.
The nearest community college is Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (16.8 miles away).

School Overview

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

Student Body

The student population of 4,257 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 33% over five years.
Total Enrollment
4,257 students
1,269 students
Rogers State University Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1
Rogers State University student staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students
2,576 students
810 students
# Part-Time Students 1,681 students
1,017 students
Rogers State University Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Rogers State University sch enrollment Rogers State University sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hispanic
Rogers State University Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Rogers State University Black (2006-2013)
% White
% Two or more races
Rogers State University More (2010-2013)
% Unknown races
% Non Resident races
Rogers State University sch ethnicity Rogers State University sta ethnicity
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. 0.52 0.53
Rogers State University Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,351 is less than the state average of $5,740. 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 $10,252. The out-state tuition has grown by 16% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,351 $5,740
Rogers State University In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,005 $10,252
Rogers State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Total Dormitory Capacity 502 255
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 88%
Rogers State University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 54%
ACT Composite Avg. 20
ACT English 20
ACT Math 19
Source: 2013 (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 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 0.47, which is lower than the national average of 0.53. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.