Western is on a 142-acre campus in a rural setting in Altus, Oklahoma. There are many activities and organizations for Western students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.
Western does not have fraternities or sororities.
Western has a thriving Baptist Student Union. In fact, more students participate in Baptist Student Union than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Western include Phi Theta Kappa, Student Senate, Behavioral Science Club and Aggie Club.
Western students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Organizational Competitions and Sporting Events.
Western offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.
The majority of Western students live on campus. In 2021, 6% of undergrads at Western lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 84% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Western. There are 96 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,690 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 96 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Western offers coed housing and .
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Western campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Additionally, Western has trained security personnel 8am-10pm, Monday through Friday.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Western, take State Highway 283 to Altus, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Altus Municipal airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Western's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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