Rogers State University

1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore, OK 74017-3252
Tel: (918)343-7777
Rogers State University Photo #1
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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).

Top Placements (Oklahoma)

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School Overview

  • The teacher population of 157 teachers has declined by 19% 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
Rogers State University Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of Rogers State University has declined by 13% 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
Rogers State University Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio26:129:1
Rogers State University Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students2,411 students849 students
Rogers State University Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,619 students956 students
Rogers State University Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Rogers State University Enrollment Breakdown OK All Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students2,406 students840 students
# Graduate Students5 students5 students
Rogers State University Graduation BreakDown OK All Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
Rogers State University Dormitory Capacity (2014-2015)
% American Indian/Alaskan
Rogers State University American Indian/Alaskan (2007-2016)
% Asian
Rogers State University Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Rogers State University Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Rogers State University Black (2007-2016)
% White
Rogers State University White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Rogers State University More (2011-2016)
% Non Resident races
Rogers State University Non Resident (2009-2016)
Rogers State University Ethnicity Breakdown OK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.550.60
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 $4,558. 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
Rogers State University In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$12,766$8,857
Rogers State University Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid89%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 Rate77%72%
Rogers State University Percent Admitted (2011-2016)
ACT Total Avg.5953
ACT Composite2018
Rogers State University ACT Composite (2011-2016)
ACT English2017
Rogers State University ACT English (2011-2016)
ACT Math1918
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 $4,558 per year for in-state students and $8,857 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $13,977 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Oklahoma is 66%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity score of 0.60, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.