Oklahoma Panhandle State University (OPSU)

323 Eagle Ave, Goodwell, OK

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Oklahoma Panhandle State University, a public institution, offers a large number of educational opportunities, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Goodwell, Oklahoma, it offers a rural setting for students to study in. Enrollment at Oklahoma Panhandle State University exceeds a thousand annually.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Liberal Arts And Sciences
  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Agriculture Operations
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies

The admissions process begins with the submission of an application, student records, and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. A SAT or ACT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores in a range of 710 to 950 for the SAT exam and in a range of 16 to 20 on the ACT is typical among students accepted to this school. Oklahoma Panhandle State University admits about 90 percent of applicants. Of those accepted, around 62 percent of students registered for enrollment. More information regarding admissions can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $6,300 annually, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students should visit the school's net price calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. The price of on-campus housing is around $990 for the year. Some students at this school may qualify for financial aid, which is generally offered as grants or student loans.

The mascot for Oklahoma Panhandle State University is the "Aggies", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the oversight and organization of the NCAA. Available athletic programs offered may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Football (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the website to see a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants OPSU accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at Oklahoma Panhandle State University is around 1,200 students. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 21% enrolling as graduate students and 100% as undergraduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,600. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. 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 is estimated to range between $4,400-$5,200 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Part time students pay in the range of $150 to $180 per unit
  • Some programs may have a frozen tuition rate, which means the tuition will stay the same for up to five years.

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 & Scholarships88%$4,468
Receiving Student Loans56%$5,104

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Oklahoma Panhandle State University may offer services to students like:

  • Online classes
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance

Graduation Rates

Oklahoma Panhandle State University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 23%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years5%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years0.4%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1999)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2003)

Intercollegiate Athletics

OPSU is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Heartland Conference)
  • Basketball (Heartland Conference)
  • Football (Heartland Conference)
  • Golf
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Rodeo

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.

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

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Physical Sciences


Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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