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Rogers State University is a public institution that was founded in 1909. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,646, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 160 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Rogers State University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,144 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $11,864 (2013-14).
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Rogers State University is a regional four-year university in northeastern Oklahoma recognized for its: high-quality academic programs, nurturing scholastic atmosphere, distance learning options, high-technology learning environment. RSU serves as the only public four-year, residential university in the Tulsa metropolitan area.
RSU offers a variety of bachelor's and associate's degrees to assist our students in achieving their personal and professional goals.
In addition, the university provides students with a vibrant campus life and active student organizations to enable their development both inside and outside of the classroom. RSU competes as a member of NAIA in baseball, softball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's golf, and men's and women's cross country.
The university operates full-service campuses in Claremore, Bartlesville, and Pryor. RSU also provides innovative distance learning options for students through its RSU Online program, RSU-TV, and other delivery methods. RSU was the first public university in Oklahoma to offer bachelor's degrees entirely via the Internet.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Rogers State University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 15. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 54.8 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||54.8%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 15|
The student-faculty ratio at Rogers State University is 21:1, and the school has 42.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Rogers State University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Social Sciences, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other; and Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 56 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||8%|
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Rogers State University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 4,646, with a gender distribution of 37.2 percent male students and 62.8 percent female students. At this school, 10 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 90 percent of students live off campus. Rogers State University is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Rogers State University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Rogers 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). Of the students at Rogers State University, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Rogers State University.
|Students who have cars on campus||99%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Rogers State University, 71.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $5,610.
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||$5,144 (2013-14)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$11,864 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,430 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data