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Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Southwestern Academics

Southwestern Oklahoma State University requires a minimum of 120 credit hours to complete a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. Southwestern accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Southwestern has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 40% of students who start college at Southwestern graduate within six years.

Southwestern offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Southwestern may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Southwestern?

Southwestern has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Southwestern.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math true
Science true
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Southwestern directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Southwestern

When choosing a major, Southwestern students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Southwestern.

Student Designed Majors

Southwestern allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

Southwestern does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Southwestern

Southwestern offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Does Southwestern Offer Learning Disability Services?

🟨 Check with Southwestern directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Southwestern Have An Online Program?

✅ Southwestern has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Southwestern Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ Southwestern offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Southwestern Have An Honors Program?

✅ Southwestern offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Southwestern.

Does Southwestern Require Internships?

❌ Southwestern does not require an internship for any students.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Southwestern does not require internships for students of any major, internships are a great way to get work experience, discover career paths that might fit you, or rule out ones that don't.

Additional Information About Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Library

The main library on campus is the Al Harris Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Southwestern

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Southwestern does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


Does Southwestern have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Southwestern does not have any ROTC programs.

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