Southwestern Oklahoma State University

country rank  1133
world rank  3823

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University Overview

Founded in 1901, Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Weatherford (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Sayre. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 118 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym SWOSU
Founded 1901
Motto The Focus is You!
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address 100 Campus Drive
Weatherford (population range: 10,000-49,999)
73096-3098 Oklahoma
United States
T +1 (580) 772 6611
F +1 (580) 774 3795
Other locations Sayre

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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 80-90%
Admission Office 100 Campus Drive
Weatherford 73096
+1 (580) 7743009

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Regional University System of Oklahoma (RUSO)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019