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College Profile: Southwestern Oklahoma State University

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Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a public university in Weatherford, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Southwestern Oklahoma State operates a branch campus in Sayre, Oklahoma. The university was originally named Southwestern Normal School by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature when it was established in 1901. Southwestern Oklahoma State's athletic teams participate in the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference. The team mascot is the bulldog, and the school colors are blue gray and white. The current president of SWOSU is Dr. John Hays, and the student body president is Greg Franklin of Midwest City, Oklahoma. SWOSU is one of seven state regional universities in the state of Oklahoma. Institution Profile Form Brief Description: Southwestern Oklahoma State University maintains a rich tradition that includes strong academic programs, quality faculty and helpful support staff. Founded in 1901, the SWOSU campus includes 190 acres overlooking the Little Deer Creek Valley and the City of Weatherford, a community of approximately 12,000. Weatherford is located 60 miles west of Oklahoma City on Interstate 40. General Information: 'Type of Institution: Regional four-year University Other locations: Sayre Support: State Enrollment (Note to institutions: this is unduplicated headcount): 6,286 Setting (rural, urban, residential, etc.): Rural approximately 60 miles west of Oklahoma City on Interstate 40 Academic Information:Academic emphasis: Arts & Sciences, Behavioral Sciences & Education, Professional and Graduates Studies, Business & Technology, Pharmacy, Associate and Applied Programs Degree programs: Associate in Science Computer Science Criminal Justice General Business General Studies General Studies with Emphasis on American Indian Studies Pre-Nursing Associate in Applied Science Medical Laboratory Technician Occupational Therapy Assistant Physical Therapist Assistant Radiologic Technology Bachelors Art Education Accounting Athletic Training Biology Chemistry Clinical Laboratory Science Communication Arts Computer Science Criminal Justice Early Childhood Education Elementary Education Engineering Physics Engineering Technology English English Education Entrepreneurship Exercise Science Finance Graphic Design Health Care Administration Health Information Management Health & Physical Education Health Science History History Education Industrial Technology Information Systems Interdisciplinary Studies Management Marketing Mathematics Mathematics Education Music Education Music – Elective Studies in Business Music – Performance Music Therapy Natural Science Education Nursing Park Law Enforcement Parks & Recreation Management Political Science Psychology Social Work Spanish Special Education Technology Education Two-Dimensional Studio Three-Dimensional Studio Masters Master of Business Administration Master of Education Master of Music Master of Science Doctorate Degrees Pharm D - Doctor of Pharmacy Certificate Programs A+ Certification Microsoft Certified Systems Professional Net-work+ Certification Early Childhood Education Speech & Drama Aquatics Specialist Outdoor Education Specialist Pre-Professional Curricula Pre-Communication Sciences & Disorders Pre-Dental Hygiene Pre-Dentistry Pre-Engineering Pre-Health Information Management Pre-Law Pre-Clinical Laboratory Science Pre-Medicine Pre-Nursing Pre-Nutritional Sciences/clinical dietetics Pre-Pharmacy Pre-Occupational Therapy Assistant Pre-Optometry Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Physical Therapist Assistant Pre-Physician Associate/Assistant Pre-Radiologic Technology/Radiology Pre-Veterinary Medicine Class times offered: Daytime, evening and weekend Special programs: SWOSU offers interactive video classes throughout Oklahoma Academic calendar: Fall semester (August through early December); spring semester (January to early May); summer semester (June to end of July, early August). Faculty Information Total faculty: 268 Full-time faculty: 213 Part-time faculty: 55 Student-faculty ratio (Note to institutions: this is FTE): 20 to 1 Percent of faculty with advanced degrees: 95% Faculty involvement: Faculty advise students Admissions Information ACT/SAT requirements: ACT: 20, SAT: 940 High school graduation: Required, GED is accepted High school GPA: Overall GPA of 2.7 and rank in the upper 50 percent of your class High school curriculum requirements: 15-unit core curriculum Application process: Submit complete application, with $15 application fee, official high school transcript and ACT or SAT score(s) Application deadlines: March 1 for scholarships Transfer Students Minimum college GPA required: 2.0 GPA minimum Maximum credits transferable: 60 hours from a 2 year school; 90 hours from a 4 year school Items required for application: Completed application, with $15 application fee, official college transcripts (high school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores are also required if less than 24 college credit hours completed). International Students TOEFL test requirements: score of 50...
100 Campus Dr
Weatherford, OK
580-772-6611 (general)
580-774-3786 (financial aid)
580-774-3777 (admissions)


General Information
Other Names SWOSU, Southwestern, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford Campus, Southwestern Oklahoma State University Sayre Campus
Type Public, 4-year or above
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Town: Remote
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Website

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
Admissions (most recent fall period)
Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
6,280 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
1,859 Fall Applicants1,156 Total Dormitory Capacity
1,690 Fall Admissions

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College Levels Offered
Yes Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
Yes Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeYes Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
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