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Eastern Oklahoma State College (Eastern)

1301 W Main St, Wilburton, OK

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General Contact

Admissions Office

  • Phone: (918) 465-1767

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (918) 465-1771

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Eastern Oklahoma State College, located in Wilburton, Oklahoma, was founded in 1908 and was originally known as the Oklahoma School of Mines and Metallurgy. The school was closed during World War I but was reopened in 1920 and additional programs began being added by 1924, and with the decline of mining in the region, eventually dropping those programs in favor of newer programs. This was furthered through the approval of a name change to Eastern )Oklahoma State College, which allowed for pre –college level courses, though the school went through further revisions of purpose until 1972 when it became once and for all a comprehensive community college.

Academics

Eastern Oklahoma State College offers student the opportunity to pursue either academic transfer or career training opportunities as part of the services it provides its designated service area. Academic transfer is accomplished by completing the first two years of a four year education at Eastern, followed by applying to a four year institution to transfer credits and continue their education, eventually earning a bachelor's degree. Career programs provide education and training in a specific field and are taught by professionals familiar with the necessities and education required to enter the workforce and sustain a career. Such programs take between one and two years to complete, resulting in a certificate or degree that demonstrates competency.

Programs offered include:

General Studies

Mass Communication

Nursing

Criminal Justice

Business Administration

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to enroll at Eastern may do so by completing the application and paying all fees. As an open enrollment institution the requirements for admission are minimal, specifically one needs to be 18 years of age or have a high school diploma. Supplying test scores and transcripts if possible is recommended, as is meeting with a counselor and participating in orientation. Financial aid is available in the form of loans and grants and distributed based on need as determined by the information provided by the student in their completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Any queries regarding aid should be directed to the school's financial aid department.

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Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $5,100. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $10 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $2,400-$2,900
    • Out-of-State: $6,000-$7,201
  • Charges for part-time students are:
    • State Residents: $110-$130 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $230-$270 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid93%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships49%$2,594
Receiving Student Loans17%$3,500

Note: The estimated default rate of students taking federal student loans in 2009 was around 22%.

Admissions, Academics, & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Eastern Oklahoma State College may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Night and weekend classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Work study style employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation & Transfer Rates

Community colleges often offer both career training programs and options for students to transfer-out to four year institutions, which is why the table below is so important, it compares Eastern against community colleges in the entire state of Oklahoma.

 EasternLatimer CountyOklahoma
Graduation Rate18.1%-19.8%
Transfer-out Rate16.5%-20.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Eastern Oklahoma State College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (A)

Education

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

  • Nursing (A)
  • Clinical Laboratory Technician (A)

Mathematics and Statistics

Military Technology

  • Intelligence, Command Control and Information Operations (A)

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

  • Meat Cutting (A)

Physical Sciences

  • Physical Sciences (A)

Psychology

Security and Protective Services

  • Security and Loss Prevention Services (A)

Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences (A)

Visual and Performing Arts

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