Northeastern State University

600 N Grand Ave, Tahlequah, United States
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Overview of Northeastern State University

About this school

Northeastern State is a public, comprehensive university. It was founded in 1846 as a result of a treaty between the U.S. and the Cherokee Nation to provide higher education for the Cherokees. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Industry, Education, Optometry, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Mathematics, Science, and Nursing, and the Graduate College. Its 160-acre campus is located in Tahlequah, 60 miles from Tulsa.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:6,818
    • Men:2,701 (39.6%)
    • Women:4,117 (60.4%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Northeastern State University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
-
-
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
Required
August 15
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
600 North Grand
City, State, Zip
Tahlequah, OK  74464-2399
Phone
(918) 444-2200
Fax
(918) 458-2342
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 1
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Upper 50% of class or minimum ACT composite of 20 required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
90% of 1,767 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
1365 admitted students enrolled
Men
1053 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.43
375 And Above
28%
3.50 - 3.74
22%
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
13%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
4%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
24%
• Score 18 - 23
60%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $6,335|Out-of-state: $14,022
  • Room & Board: - $7,020 (69.16256157635468%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,260 (12.413793103448276%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,870 (18.423645320197043%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Northeastern State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003161
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
800 (94.9%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
556 (69.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
550 (98.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
457 (83.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
98%
Average Award
$11,859
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 509 (92.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,417
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 449 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,118
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 178 (32.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
70 (8.3%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,660

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,066 (85.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,237 (79.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,204 (99.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
2,139 (66.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
94%
Average Award
$12,937
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,807 (87.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,011
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,836 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,677
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 556 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
210 (4.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $2,886

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$21,268
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
21.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Home Economics, Humanities, Library Science, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Junior Miss, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation, Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Public Servants

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,726

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


292

Part-Time Faculty


156

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


49%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 12% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 23% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 45% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
579,962

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1160
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Northeastern State University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


63.1%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


12.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


23.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


30.6%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (54)


  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences, General
  • Finance, General
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Indian/Native American Education
  • Industrial Safety Technology/Technician
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Operations Management and Supervision
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Education, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Environmental Health and Safety, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Professional Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (27)


  • Accounting
  • Addictions/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication Disorders
  • Communication--General
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Finance and Banking
  • Foundations and Philosophy of Education
  • Health Education
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Mathematics Education
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Education
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


16,333

Nearest Metropolitan Area


200 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Tulsa

Weather


Temperature
24.9 average low in January, 87.7 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Tulsa
Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Muskogee
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


18% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


83%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Redmen
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Northeastern State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,787

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
6,818
Women
4,117
Men
2,701

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 18.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.2% Asian
  • 4.1% Black/African-American
  • 6.4% Hispanic/Latino
  • 21.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 47.3% White
  • 0.6% Unknown

International Students


2.5% from 54 countries

Average Age


25

Number of Graduate Students


1,088

Student Resources

Study resources