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 7,420 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 36:1 is higher than the state community college average of 27:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.

Top Rankings

Rose State College ranks 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.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalBaccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty204 staff59 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Rose State College has grown by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 29:1 over five years.
The Rose State College diversity score of 0.72 is more than the state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment7,420 students1,737 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio36:127:1
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# Full-Time Students2,651 students781 students
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# Part-Time Students4,769 students956 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
170300
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% American Indian/Alaskan
4%
9%
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% Asian
3%
2%
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% Hispanic
5%
8%
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% Black
14%
8%
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% White
48%
50%
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% Hawaiian
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% Two or more races
10%
9%
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% Non Resident races
10%
9%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score0.720.71
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College Completion Rate
19%
29%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$35,200$33,300
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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 stayed relatively flat 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 stayed relatively flat 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 Aid80%88%
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Median Debt for Graduates$9,000$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts$3,500$5,552
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Source: 2019 (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
    307 students | 8.20 Mi201 N. Eastern
    Moore, OK 73160
    (405) 912-3260
    8.20307
  • Randall University
    Private not-for-profit
    317 students | 8.50 Mi3701 S. I-35 Frontage Road
    Moore, OK 73160
    (405) 912-9000
    8.50317
  • 12,039 students | 9.70 Mi7777 S May Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK 73159
    (405) 682-1611
    9.7012,039
  • 5,701 students | 9.80 Mi900 N Portland
    Oklahoma City, OK 73107
    (405) 947-4421
    9.805,701
  • Platt College-Central OKC
    Private, for profit
    134 students | 11.20 Mi309 S Ann Arbor
    Oklahoma City, OK 73128
    (405) 946-7799
    11.20134
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Oklahoma County, OK community colleges have a diversity score of 0.71, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in Oklahoma County, OK is Platt College-OKC-Memorial. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.