WOSC Description

Exemplary educational opportunities await you at the Western Oklahoma State College in Altus, Oklahoma, where you’ll receive the training and instruction to prepare you to meet the needs of the community and world at large.

The school encourages becoming involved in student life to get the most of your education. You can do this by joining one of the many student clubs, from the Technology Club to the United Methodist Student Association to Phi Theta Kappa or participating in the school’s many cultural and academic events. Students also have access to leadership opportunities.

Academics offered at the college include a wide range of associate’s degrees in the fields of art, science and applied science. Programs include Art, Behavioral Science, Agricultural Sciences, Criminal Justice and many more. A certificate of mastery is also offered in Child Development Assistance.

Admissions have an open-door policy, providing easy access to higher education for students who have earned a high school diploma or GED and submit their ACT or SAT scores. There is no minimum score requirement for the ACT, SAT or COMPASS tests.

Tuition is set lower for Oklahoma residents.

Merit-based scholarships are available to eligible students who have completed a FAFSA by March 1 and received at least a score of 23 on the ACT. Other forms of financial aid include federal loans, grants and work-study programs.

Quick Facts about Western Oklahoma State College

Region

Midwest

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Public

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Pioneers

Website

www.wosc.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Parking Permit Required

Yes

In-State Tuition

$ 3,097

Out-of-State Tuition

$ 6,413

Retention Rate

47%

Enrollment

2,496

Year Established

1926

WOSC Students

Total Students
2,496

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
100%
Graduate
%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
10%
African American
24%
Caucasian
50%
American Indian or Alaska native
1%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
14%

International Students

International
1%
Domestic
99%

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