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Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK 4-Year Public

About Northwestern Oklahoma State

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Alva, OK

Founded in 1897, the institution currently enrolls around 1,833 students a year, including 1,642 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Admissions Facts About Northwestern Oklahoma State

Acceptance rate: 0%

Average GPA: 3.42

Mean ACT score: 20

Early Decision or Early Action: No/No

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

Northwestern Oklahoma State Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Around 0 percent of all applicants to Northwestern Oklahoma State are accepted each year.

Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.42 /4.0. The mean ACT scores is 20.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Northwestern Oklahoma State a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 372 students who started at Northwestern Oklahoma State as first-time freshman, 50 graduate within four years.

Around 26 percent of students who started at Northwestern Oklahoma State earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Northwestern Oklahoma State sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Northwestern Oklahoma State a good school for YOU?

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College Info

709 Oklahoma Boulevard Alva, OK 73717-2799

Campus Setting: Rural

Northwestern Oklahoma State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northwestern Oklahoma State is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northwestern Oklahoma State is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Northwestern Oklahoma State ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above


17 to 22


17 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Northwestern Oklahoma State is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Northwestern Oklahoma State. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Northwestern Oklahoma State SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

453 - 568


Reading SAT Range

445 - 550

Northwestern Oklahoma State Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Northwestern Oklahoma State is like? There are approximately 1,992 students enrolled at Northwestern Oklahoma State, including 1,773 undergraduate students and 219 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from OK and 24% percent of students are from other states.


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