• 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 6,722 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 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,722 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,225
  • Out-state tuition: $9,602
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Rose State College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oklahoma for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Completion Rates

School Overview

The teacher population of 487 teachers has grown by 138% over five years.
Rose State College
(OK) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
487 staff
154 staff
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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 0.63 is less than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,722 students
1,531 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,450 students
785 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,272 students
896 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
406 students
270 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,450 students
785 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
7 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,272 students
896 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
9 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
294 students
320 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
9%
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% Asian
4%
3%
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% Hispanic
8%
10%
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% Black
11%
7%
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% White
58%
55%
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% Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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% Two or more races
10%
10%
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% Non Resident races
n/a
4%
% Unknown races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.63
0.66
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
7.04%
2.99%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
3.59%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$35,200
$34,700
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $3,225 is less than the state average of $3,475. The in-state tuition has declined by 21% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $9,602 is more than the state average of $7,963. The out-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$3,225
$3,475
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$9,602
$7,963
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
79%
90%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$9,742
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$4,285
$5,889
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
47%
SAT Reading
n/a
387
SAT Math
n/a
475
ACT Composite
n/a
18
ACT English
n/a
17
ACT Math
n/a
18
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Rose State College cost?

Rose State College's tuition is approximately $3,225 for In-State students and $9,602 for Out-State students.

What is Rose State College's ranking?

Rose State College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Oklahoma for: Largest student body and Highest completion rates.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,722 students
  • In-state tuition: $3,225
  • Out-state tuition: $9,602
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Did You Know?

For Oklahoma public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $3,475 per year for in-state students and $7,963 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

Oklahoma community colleges have a diversity score of 0.66, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma is Bacone College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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