Rose State College

  • 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 7,044 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 47%.

Top Rankings

Rose State College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Oklahoma for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 487 teachers has grown by 81% over five years.
Rose State College(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty487 staff154 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Rose State College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 34:1 over five years.
The Rose State College diversity score of 0.66 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment7,044 students1,720 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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# Full-Time Students2,509 students831 students
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# Part-Time Students4,535 students889 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
170 students300 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
9%
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% Asian
3%
3%
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% Hispanic
7%
11%
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% Black
15%
8%
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% White
54%
53%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
11%
10%
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% Unknown races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.660.68
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College Completion Rate
18%
31%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$34,700
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,225 is less than the state average of $3,556. The in-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,602 is more than the state average of $8,161. The out-state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,225$3,556
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,602$8,161
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid79%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,397$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,539
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Rose State College is Platt College-Moore (8.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Platt College-Moore
    Private for-profit
    273 students | 8.20 Mi201 N. Eastern
    Moore, OK 73160
    (405) 912-3260
    8.20273
  • Randall University
    Private not-for-profit
    331 students | 8.50 Mi3701 S. I-35 Frontage Road
    Moore, OK 73160
    (405) 912-9000
    8.50331
  • 12,029 students | 9.70 Mi7777 S May Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK 73159
    (405) 682-1611
    9.7012,029
  • 5,351 students | 9.80 Mi900 N Portland
    Oklahoma City, OK 73107
    (405) 947-4421
    9.805,351
  • Platt College-OKC-Memorial
    Private for-profit
    229 students | 14.30 Mi2727 W. Memorial Rd
    Oklahoma City, OK 73134
    (405) 749-2433
    14.30229
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