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Colleges / Western Oklahoma State College

About Western

Western Oklahoma State College is a public, state school that was founded in 1926. It is not competitive to get into Western. It enrolls around 1,690 students a year, including 1,690 undergrads.

Western does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Western Acceptance Rate

Last year, 615 students applied to Western and 615 were admitted.

Western Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Western

Western Oklahoma State College does not offer early decision. Western does not offer early action.

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Average GPA 3.2
In-State Tuition $2,804
Out-of-State $6,868

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Western.

Financial Aid at Western

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Western

Western offers housing for up to 96 students.

The majority of Western students live on campus.

The most popular organizations for Western students to join are Baptist Student Union, Phi Theta Kappa and Student Senate. Homecoming, Organizational Competitions, and and Sporting Events are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Western.

GPA and Test Scores for Western

Western is considered not competitive to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Western is 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.

Does Western Require Test Scores?

Western is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, . 100% submitted the ACT.

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Western Waitlist

Western reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Western a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution 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 at Western

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Western, around 49% return for their sophomore year.

The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Western Grads

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 Western sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Western a good school for you?

What is Western's Endowment?

Western's endowment was valued at $5,358,000 in 2021. For each full-time student, Western spends about $2,195.

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Where is Western Oklahoma State College Located?

Western is located in the rural setting of Altus, Oklahoma.

If you want to see Western for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take State Highway 283 to Altus, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Altus Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Western and Altus are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2801 North Main Street Altus, OK 73521-1397

Campus Setting: Rural

Western 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 Western is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Western is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Western is like? There are approximately 1,690 students enrolled at Western. 40% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from OK and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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