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Northeastern State University is a public institution that was founded in 1846. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,116, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 200 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Northeastern State University's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $4,777 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,628 (2012-13).
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Northeastern State University has a proud history of education dating back to 1846, with the founding of a National Male and National Female Seminary for public education for the Cherokees. NSU now has approximately 9,300 students. Located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation at Tahlequah, Oklahoma, the university also has branch campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee. Small classes and a close knit community of learners among faculty, staff and students sets NSU apart. Our alumni are leaders in their communitites and professions, underscoring our promise to "Gather Here. Go Far."
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Northeastern State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. The application fee at Northeastern State University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||54.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Northeastern State University is 20:1, and the school has 52.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Northeastern State University include: Elementary Education and Teaching; Psychology, General; Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; and General Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.2 percent.
Northeastern State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,116, with a gender distribution of 39.4 percent male students and 60.6 percent female students. At this school, 18.8 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 81.2 percent of students live off campus. Northeastern State University is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
Northeastern State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, and health service. Northeastern State University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Northeastern State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Northeastern State University, 70.8 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $4,810.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$4,777 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$11,628 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,032 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data