Northwestern Oklahoma State University

Alva, OK

Northwestern Oklahoma State University says its general education program "provides a foundation for all degree programs and offers opportunities for students to develop competencies in critical thinking, leadership, and literacy." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,999
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:13%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$6,690 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$13,538 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature


    See Note

    No credit given for Literature because the "Human Heritage and Culture" requirement may be fulfilled with courses that are not literature surveys.

  • 3. Foreign Language


    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics


    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because the qualifying course for the "Social, Political and Economic Systems" requirement is a course in personal finance.

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    Northwestern Oklahoma State University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 05/11/2016


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