Western Oklahoma State College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$2,362

19.5% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$7,391

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

22.8%

Default Rate

2016 Enrolled Students

1,419

44.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

24.2%

66 Graduates

About

Western Oklahoma State College is a higher education institution located in Jackson County, OK. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Western Oklahoma State College were .

In 2016, 277 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Western Oklahoma State College. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (146 degrees), 3.74 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Oklahoma State College is $2,362, which is $-4,958 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Western Oklahoma State College is $2,362, which is $-4,958 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $7,391.

In 2016, 82% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 19% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$2,362

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Western Oklahoma State College was $2,362. The cost of tuition at Western Oklahoma State College is $-4,958 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($7,320).

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Average Net Price

$7,391

2016 Value

6.1%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Western Oklahoma State College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $7,391. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Western Oklahoma State College grew by 6.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$6,785

Room and Board

$1,300

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Western Oklahoma State College was of $6,785 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,300. The cost of room and board increased by 1.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

19%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

82% of undergraduate students at Western Oklahoma State College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 10.8% with respect to 2015, when 74% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

22.8%

2015 Default Rate

53

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Western Oklahoma State College was 22.8%, which represents 53 out of the 232 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Western Oklahoma State College received N/A undergraduate applications in N/A, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those N/A applicants, N/A students were accepted for enrollment, representing a N/A% acceptance rate.

There were 1,419 students enrolled at Western Oklahoma State College in 2016, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Western Oklahoma State College has an overall enrollment yield of N/A%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

N/A%

Acceptance Rate in N/A

N/A

Accepted Out of N/A

In N/A, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Western Oklahoma State College was N/A% (N/A admissions from N/A applications). This is approximately the same as the acceptance rate of N/A, which was N/A%. Between N/A and N/A, the number of applicants stayed by N/A%, while admissions stayed by N/A%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Western Oklahoma State College in N/A submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Western Oklahoma State College has a total enrollment of 1,419 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Oklahoma State College is 631 students and the part-time enrollment is 788. This means that 44.5% of students enrolled at Western Oklahoma State College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Western Oklahoma State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 52.4% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.95% Two or More Races, 7.96% Black or African American, 1.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.705% Asian, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Western Oklahoma State College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (25%), followed by White Male (20.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Western Oklahoma State College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,419 students. The full-time enrollment at Western Oklahoma State College is 631 and the part-time enrollment is 788. This means that 44.5% of students enrolled at Western Oklahoma State College are enrolled full-time compared with 36.5% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

59%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Western Oklahoma State College was 59%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (60%), Western Oklahoma State College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    743

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    277

  3. Two or More Races

    127

The enrolled student population at Western Oklahoma State College is 52.4% White, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.95% Two or More Races, 7.96% Black or African American, 1.27% American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.705% Asian, and 0.211% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 46.8% White, 24.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 128 students (9.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 109 more women than men received degrees from Western Oklahoma State College. The majority of degree recipients at Western Oklahoma State College are white (146 degrees awarded). There were 3.74 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Western Oklahoma State College is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Western Oklahoma State College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Math & Statistics (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees), and Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Elementary & middle school teachers (196,741 people), Miscellaneous managers (116,863 people), Postsecondary teachers (76,329 people), Software developers, applications & systems software (58,499 people), and Secondary school teachers (58,358 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Math & Statistics (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers, Chief executives & legislators, and Other Sales Workers

The most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Math & Statistics (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Elementary & secondary schools (340,621 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (157,130 people), Hospitals (126,539 people), Computer Systems Design (88,498 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (81,156 people).

The most specialized majors at Western Oklahoma State College are Math & Statistics (10 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (94 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (10 degrees), Agriculture (5 degrees), and Human Sciences (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Western Oklahoma State College.

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In N/A, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Western Oklahoma State College was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 84

  2. 193

In 2016, 84 degrees were awarded to men at Western Oklahoma State College, which is 0.435 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (193).

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Most Common Male Majors

In N/A, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Western Oklahoma State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 0.516 times less than the 62 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In N/A, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Western Oklahoma State College in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.94 times more than the 32 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

18%

100% Completion Time

26%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 18% of students graduating from Western Oklahoma State College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 26% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 29% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (34.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Western Oklahoma State College is Female and White (34.2% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.55% of graduates (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    146 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    39 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    30 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Western Oklahoma State College is white (146 degrees awarded). There were 3.74 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

10.1% of degree recipients (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    106 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    40 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Western Oklahoma State College is white female (106 degrees awarded). There were 2.65 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (40 degrees).

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Operations

Western Oklahoma State College has an endowment valued at nearly $5.02M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (0%), compared to the 1.4% average return ($43.5k on $3.12M) across all Associates Colleges.

In 2015, Western Oklahoma State College had a total expenditure of $14.2M. Of that $14.2M, they spent $5.98M on salaries and $14.2M on benefits.

Western Oklahoma State College employs N/A N/A, N/A N/A, and N/A N/A. Most academics at Western Oklahoma State College are N/A (N/A), N/A(N/A), and N/A (N/A).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Oklahoma State College are: Management, with 17 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 10 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$5.02M

2015 Endowment

1.68%

growth from 2014

Western Oklahoma State College has an endowment valued at about $5.02M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Western Oklahoma State College grew 1.68% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.9M higher than than the median endowment of Associates Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Associates Colleges: High Transfer-Mixed Traditional/Nontraditional Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.03M - Federal

  2. $137k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Western Oklahoma State College received $1.03M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $137k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$5.98M

Salary Expenditure

$14.2M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Western Oklahoma State College had a total expenditure of $14.2M. Of that $14.2M, they spent $5.98M on salaries and $14.2M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Western Oklahoma State College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$5.98M

2015 Salaries

3.91%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Western Oklahoma State College paid a median of $5.98M in salaries, which represents 42.1% of their overall expenditure ($14.2M) and a 3.91% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 17.4% decline from 2013 and a 4.94% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 14.3M (44.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$1.79M

Instructional Salaries

39

Number of Employees

In 2015, Western Oklahoma State College paid a total of $1.79M to 39 employees working as instructors, which represents 29.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.44M (31%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

N/A

Most Common Instructor

N/A Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

17 Employees

In N/A, the most common positions for instructional staff at Western Oklahoma State College were N/A with N/A employees; N/A with N/A employees; and N/A with N/A employees.

In N/A, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Western Oklahoma State College were Management with 17 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 10 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In N/A, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Western Oklahoma State College was N/A with N/A employees, N/A with N/A employees, and N/A with N/A employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Western Oklahoma State College.

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