Oklahoma Panhandle State University

323 Eagle Blvd, Goodwell, United States
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Overview of Oklahoma Panhandle State University

About this school

Oklahoma Panhandle State, founded in 1909, is a public university. Its 120-acre campus is located in Goodwell, in northwestern Oklahoma.
  • Website


    www.opsu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,387
    • Men:697 (50.3%)
    • Women:690 (49.7%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Oklahoma Panhandle State University is noncompetitive: virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


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

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
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
Not reported
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 430
City, State, Zip
Goodwell, OK  73939-0430
Phone
(580) 349-2611
Fax
(580) 349-2302
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot 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
-
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
100% of 316 applicants were admitted
Women
100% of 113 applicants were admitted
Men
100% of 203 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
286 (91%) of 316 admitted students enrolled
Women
101 (89%) of 113 admitted students enrolled
Men
185 (91%) of 203 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
9%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
17%
2.50 - 2.99
22%
2.00 - 2.49
15%

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
19 average |16-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
12%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
41%
• Score 6 - 11
1%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,120|Out-of-state: $8,059
  • Room & Board: - $5,002 (61.06702478329874%)
  • Other Expences: - $465 (5.676962519838847%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,724 (33.25601269686241%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Oklahoma Panhandle State University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 15
Award Notification Date
On or about May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003174
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

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
Agriculture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Debating, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Rodeo
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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


65

Part-Time Faculty


26

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


23%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 36% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 35% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 17% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
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


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

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


53.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


23.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


34.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


38.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (25)


  • Accounting
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Industrial Technology/Technician
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Social Sciences, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Summer session

Study Abroad


Agriculture, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


1,329

Nearest Metropolitan Area


40 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
25.2 average low in January, 87.3 average high in September
Rain
88 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
120 mile(s) from campus in Amarillo, TX
Nearest Bus Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Stratford, TX
Nearest Train Station
109 mile(s) from campus in Garden City, KS

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Not available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Aggies
School Colors
Red and blue

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Softball
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, softball, table tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Oklahoma Panhandle State University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,116

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,387
Women
690
Men
697

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 3.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 6.6% Black/African-American
  • 18.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 65.9% White
  • 3.3% Unknown

International Students


3.0% from 15 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources

Study resources