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Western Student Life

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.

Does Western offer student housing?

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 .

Is Western Safe?

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.

Plan a Visit to Western

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.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Oklahoma you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Western's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Western Students

50%

Women

50%

Men

40%

Full Time

60%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

52%

16%

10%

9%

8%

2%

1%

1%

0.18%

Undergraduate Students

1,690

Non-Resident / International Students

23

Western Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,690

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

100%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$4,662

Out-of-State

$8,726

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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