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 6,891 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 34:1 is higher than the state community college average of 29:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Rose State College is one of 5 community colleges within Oklahoma County, OK.
  • The nearest community college to Rose State College is Randall University (7.2 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 204 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Rose State College(OK) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty204 staff58 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 34:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Rose State College diversity score of 0.53 is less than the state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has grown by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment6,891 students1,805 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio34:129:1
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# Full-Time Students2,684 students849 students
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# Part-Time Students4,207 students956 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
5%
10%
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% Asian
2%
2%
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% Hispanic
6%
6%
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% Black
12%
9%
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% White
67%
61%
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% Two or more races
6%
5%
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% Unknown races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score0.530.60
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College Completion Rate
12%
23%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$33,300
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $3,225 is less than the state average of $4,558. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $9,602 is more than the state average of $8,857. The out-state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$3,225$4,558
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Out-State Tuition Fees$9,602$8,857
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,000$11,520
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,500
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Source: 2016 (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 Randall University (7.2 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Randall University
    Private, non-profit
    234 students | 7.20 Mi3701 S I-35 Frontage Road
    Oklahoma City OK  73160
    (405)912-9000
    7.20234
  • Platt College-Moore
    Private, for profit
    94 students | 8.50 Mi201 N. Eastern
    Oklahoma City OK  73160
    (405)912-3260
    8.5094
  • 6,996 students | 9.70 Mi900 N Portland
    Oklahoma City OK  73107
    (405)945-9150
    9.706,996
  • 13,397 students | 9.80 Mi7777 S May Ave
    Oklahoma City OK  73159
    (405)682-1611
    9.8013,397
  • Platt College-Central OKC
    Private, for profit
    134 students | 11.10 Mi309 S Ann Arbor
    Oklahoma City OK  73128
    (405)946-7799
    11.10134
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