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Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK 4-Year Public
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Northwestern Oklahoma State Tuition Information

In 2021, tuition for full-time students at Northwestern Oklahoma State University was $6,810 a year for in-state students and $13,928 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students owe way less than the total tuition after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are applied. Additionally, student loans can make theprice of collegefeel more doable until after graduation.

Does Northwestern Oklahoma State University Offer In-State and Out-of-State Tuition?

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $6,810 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. Public insitutions often offer a lower cost of attendance for students who are residents of that state.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Don't forget to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for as an in-state resident. Every state has its own rules about what makes someone eligible for in-state tuition. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be other criteria too, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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Do International Students Pay More to Go to Northwestern Oklahoma State University?

Northwestern Oklahoma State has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

Students from outside of the U.S. usually do not qualify for for loans or grants from the U.S. government, but should research private or Northwestern Oklahoma State-specific aid and scholarships.

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.


Northwestern Oklahoma State University Living Expenses, Fees, and More


Tuition is not the only cost of attending college; there are other costs associated with college, like room and board, facility fees, and books and supplies. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at Northwestern Oklahoma State.

House and Food Costs at Northwestern Oklahoma State

Housing and campus dining at Northwestern Oklahoma State is $5,250 a year. This covers the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a dining plan that enables you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining halls.

Meal-plan costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

Cost of Books at Northwestern Oklahoma State

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The real cost of books depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Yearly Fees

Most schools also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

There may be optional fees associated with participating in special activities, like joining a fraternity or sorority, or playing on an intramural sports team. Most colleges have ways so that those with demonstrated need to find ways to lower or eliminate these fees.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at Northwestern Oklahoma State

The cost of getting around in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Will you need to pay to park on-campus? Is the campus small enough that you can easily walk from class-to-class?? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can make a big difference in your estimated cost of transportation. Keeping in mind, first-year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

The location of a college or university can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the flip side, getting around in an urban area is usually pricey, but cities may offer more buses, trains or low-cost flight options to actually get to school. The Northwestern Oklahoma State University campus is in a rural setting in Oklahoma.

Other Costs

When estimating your budget for college, don’t forget to factor in the cost of things like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Total Tuition and Expenses at Northwestern Oklahoma State University


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of how much students can expect to shell out for Northwestern Oklahoma State.

How Much Does Northwestern Oklahoma State Cost?

What will the cost of attending Northwestern Oklahoma State be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $6,810
Out-of-State Tuition $13,928
Room and Board $5,250
Other expenses $4,200

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.


Northwestern Oklahoma State University Financial Aid


In 2022, 817 of the 1,642 undergrads enrolled received financial aid.

Most Common Loans for Northwestern Oklahoma State Students

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on Northwestern Oklahoma State financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, a total of $4.3 million was awarded in need-based scholarships. An additional $2.34 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for Northwestern Oklahoma State students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Northwestern Oklahoma State seem more manageable.

What will attending Northwestern Oklahoma State really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Northwestern Oklahoma State's net cost calculator on their website.

Northwestern Oklahoma State University Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Northwestern Oklahoma State Tuition Waivers

Schools sometimes offer tuition waivers to certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for faculty, staff, and their families , underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


Learn More About Northwestern Oklahoma State University


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Northwestern Oklahoma State Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$12,987

In State

$20,105

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$6,810
$13,928
Fees
$1,073
$1,073
Housing
$5,104
$5,104
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Northwestern Oklahoma State Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

Unknown

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,833

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,883

Out-of-State

$15,001

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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