Rogers State University

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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 29:1.
  • 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 to Rogers State University is Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology (16.8 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 157 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rogers State University(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty157 staff58 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Rogers State University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Rogers State University 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 Enrollment4,030 students1,805 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,411 students849 students
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# Part-Time Students1,619 students956 students
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# Undergraduate Students2,406 students840 students
# Graduate Students5 students5 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-350
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% American Indian/Alaskan
11%
10%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
4%
6%
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% Black
2%
9%
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% White
64%
61%
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% Two or more races
15%
5%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.60
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,300$33,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,725 is more than the state average of $4,558. 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 $8,857. The out-state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,725$4,558
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Out-State Tuition Fees$12,766$8,857
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$16,000$11,520
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate77%72%
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ACT Total Avg.5953
ACT Composite2018
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ACT English2017
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ACT Math1918
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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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