Rogers State University

1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017-3252
Tel: (918)343-7777
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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 4,030 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 39%.
  • 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 23% over five years.
Rogers State University (OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
Institution Control Public Private, non-profit
Total Faculty 157 staff 56 staff
Rogers State University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 4,030 has declined by 12% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,030 students 1,730 students
Rogers State University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio 26:1 31:1
Rogers State University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students 2,411 students 849 students
Rogers State University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students 1,619 students 881 students
Rogers State University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Rogers State University Enrollment Breakdown OK All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 2,406 students 692 students
# Graduate Students 5 students 5 students
Rogers State University Graduation BreakDown OK All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
- 312
Rogers State University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
11%
10%
Rogers State University American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
2%
2%
Rogers State University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
4%
6%
Rogers State University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
2%
9%
Rogers State University Black (2007-2016)
% White
64%
61%
Rogers State University White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
15%
5%
Rogers State University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
Rogers State University Non Resident (2009-2016)
Rogers State University Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups 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 0.60
Rogers State University Diversity Score (2007-2016)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years) $35,300 $33,700
Rogers State University Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,725 is more than the state average of $4,657. The in-state tuition has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $12,766 is more than the state average of $9,113. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,725 $4,657
Rogers State University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees $12,766 $9,113
Rogers State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 89% 88%
Rogers State University % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Graduates $16,000 $11,937
Rogers State University Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts $5,500 $5,500
Rogers State University Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate 77% 69%
Rogers State University Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
ACT Total Avg. 59 53
ACT Composite 20 18
Rogers State University ACT Composite (2011-2016)
ACT English 20 17
Rogers State University ACT English (2011-2016)
ACT Math 19 18
Rogers State University ACT Math (2011-2016)
Source: 2016 (or 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 $4,657 per year for in-state students and $9,113 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,764 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 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.66. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Tulsa Welding School-Tulsa. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.