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Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma, USA

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University(NWOSU) is a university in Alva, Oklahoma, United States, with satellite campuses in Enid and Woodward. A state university, it offers both bachelor's and master's degrees.


The main campus is located in Alva, a city of approximately 5,000 residents in northwest Oklahoma. Alva is located 14 miles south of the Kansas border, approximately 115 miles northwest of Oklahoma city, and 100 miles southwest of Wichita, Kansas.


Students can choose from more than 40 areas of study to earn their Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees. Northwestern offers master’s degree programs in education, counseling psychology, and American Studies, and a doctoral program in nursing practice.

Student Life

Students enjoy a vibrant on-campus college experience by living in university housing, dining in the cafeteria or Student Center Snack Bar, participating in Greek life or campus organizations, attending home athletic contests, or attending numerous other campus events.

Quick Facts

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a public regional university that has received national acclaim for its combination of high quality academic program and affordability. While Northwestern primarily serves the vast geographical area of northwest Oklahoma and the Panhandle, its student come from more than 40 states and 20 countries.


Undergraduate / Graduate & Professional


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School Type
Tuition & Fees
7,267.50 per semester
Test Score
TOEFL 68 / IELTS 6.0
Accept. Rate / Min. GPA
66.2% / 2.0

Programs and Majors

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture Education
  • Biology
  • Biology: Health Science Option
  • Biology: Natural History Option
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice: Corrections Option
  • Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement Option
  • Education
  • English
  • General Studies
  • Health & Sports Science
  • History
  • History: Global Studies Option
  • Mass Communication
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Political Science
  • Political Science: Public Administration Option
  • Psychology
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech & Theatre
  • Technical Management
  • Master of Arts in American Studies
  • Master of Counseling Psychology
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Master of General Psychology
  • Master of Education
  • Elementary Education with options in:
  • Educational Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • School Counseling
  • Reading Specialist
  • Secondary Education with options in:
  • Adult Education Management & Administration*
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership Sports Management