Oklahoma Panhandle State University

country rank  1328
world rank  3989

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Founded in 1909, Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Goodwell (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Oklahoma. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. OPSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym OPSU
Founded 1909
Motto Progress through Knowledge
Colours Crimson and blue

University Location

Address 323 Eagle Avenue
Goodwell
73939-0430 Oklahoma
United States
Tel +1 (580) 349 2611
Fax +1 (580) 349 2302

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office PO Box 430
Goodwell 73939
(580) 349 1314
800 664 6778

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--General
Size & Setting Four-year, very small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Oklahoma Panhandle State University's Library
Oklahoma Panhandle State University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 17,860 physical volumes, 271 physical media and 30,182 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Oklahoma Panhandle State University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 688 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Oklahoma Association of Colleges Teacher Education (OACTE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Oklahoma State System of Higher Education (OSSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

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