Rose State College

Tel: (405)733-7311
7,615 students
Public institution

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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 7,615 students (39% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Rose State College is one of 8 community colleges within Oklahoma County, OK.
The nearest community college is Heritage College-Oklahoma City (5.9 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Rose State College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 7,615 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 29:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has grown by 48% over five years.
Total Enrollment
7,615 students
1,303 students
Rose State College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,004 students
834 students
Rose State College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 4,611 students
1,040 students
Rose State College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Rose State College sch enrollment Rose State College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Rose State College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
-
1%
% Hispanic
5%
7%
Rose State College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
12%
11%
Rose State College Black (2006-2012)
% White
70%
66%
Rose State College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
5%
2%
Rose State College More (2007-2012)
Rose State College sch ethnicity Rose State College 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. 0.49 0.44
Rose State College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $2,955 is less than the state average of $5,890. The in-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $9,107 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $2,955 $5,890
Rose State College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $9,107 $10,050
Rose State College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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?
For Oklahoma County, OK public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,660 per year for in-state students and $10,492 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $11,853 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma County, OK is 87%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

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 0.51, which is higher than the national average of 0.44. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma County, OK is ITT Technical Institute-Oklahoma City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.