Personally Geared for Your Success
Rogers State University is designed around proven factors that make your college experience meaningful. We are personal in every aspect: small classes, attentive professors, a close-knit community, and hands-on learning.
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RSU has all the opportunities found at the biggest schools, in an environment focused on the individual. At RSU you’ll find your fit and thrive!
What best describes you?
Just started exploring the options of a college education? That’s wonderful! The academic journey is an exciting time and RSU offers more than 60 degree programs to help you find a path to a successful career. College is more than just the academics. A university becomes your home. Our main campus in Claremore, Oklahoma, boasts a diverse campus culture with plenty of opportunities to grow outside of the classroom. The most in-depth way to get to know our university is by scheduling a campus visit to see the school and students in action.
Navigating the college search can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help! At RSU, we’re proud to say that in recent years, our graduating classes have been made of more than 50% first generation college students. We are well acquainted with the needs and curiosities of first generation college students. We have developed programs across the university to assist our first generation students in their academic journey.
The best way to get to know our university is by scheduling a campus visit to see the school and students in action.
There are many ways a high school student may earn college credit while still in high school. The most common ways are through Concurrent Enrollment and AP testing. Concurrent Enrollment allows high school students to simultaneously earn high school and college credit for designated courses. RSU also awards credits on scale based on AP test scores. For specific information regarding earning or earned college credits reach out to the Admissions Office or your high school counselor.
We invite you to join our international students from all over the world who have chosen RSU. There are students from 26 countries represented on campus. Our caring faculty and staff are here to help make your transition as smooth as possible and make our campus your home away from home.
Returning after some time away from RSU? Welcome back! All returning students must simply reapply using the RSU Application and use the designated fields to denote that you are a returning student. If you attended any other institutions while away, you must provide official transcripts from those institutions in your application.
Our student population is made up of more than 945 transfer students coming from varying schools and programs throughout the region. RSU's articulation agreements guarantee full transfer and course equivalency with many regional partners, ensuring the smoothest transfer process. Even if your former institution doesn't have an agreement, RSU accepts most credits from accredited schools and programs. Scholarships and tuition waivers make a high quality education even more affordable.
Looking to advance your current career? Need a complete change? RSU has many programs both undergraduate and graduate that meet the needs of working adults and non-traditional students.
Looking to continue you education after service? A veteran wishing to become a student at Rogers State University will be required to apply for admission.
RSU has a Veteran School Certifying Official who will work with veterans to certify hours with the VA. Additional documentation is required by the Veteran School Certifying Official depending upon which VA chapter the individual is eligible for. Learn more about how to iniate veteran educational benefits at RSU.
If you have a unique situation or specific question, please contact the university. Our friendly staff would be more than happy to help you. You can give us a call at 918-343-7777 or 800-256-7511.
How much does it cost to attend RSU?
See Tuition & Fees for detailed cost.
Can I live on campus?
Yes, see Residential Life for cost and application information.
When should I apply for financial aid and scholarships?
Financial aid is available in the form of grants, scholarships, loans and part-time employment from federal, state, institutional and private sources. Financial need, available funds, student classification, and academic performance determine the types and amounts of aid awarded. See Financial Aid for application instructions. Scholarship awards will be made starting in early spring and will continue as funds permit. See Scholarships for application instructions.
Can I take classes online?
Yes. RSU has established an online campus for those who cannot get to our campuses or want to take their courses when it is convenient for them. See RSU Online for more information.
If I attend classes at the Pryor or Bartlesville campuses, do I have to enroll in Claremore?
In most cases, you can enroll for classes at any of our three campuses in Claremore, Pryor, or Bartlesville. That’s part of the convenience! Veterans seeking admission should visit our Claremore campus to see our Veterans Coordinator after enrolling. International students should visit our International Counselor.
What exactly is a credit hour?
A credit hour is how many hours a student is in class each week. For example, if you are enrolled in a three credit hour math course you are in class approximately three hours each week.
What is the student to teacher ratio at RSU?
Currently, the student-teacher ratio is 16 students to one instructor. That means more personal attention in the classroom!
What degrees are available?
We offer a variety of master’s, bachelor’s and associate degrees.