Rose State College, located in Midwest City, Oklahoma, was founded in 1971 when it was known as Mid-Del Junior College, the Oscar Rose College which lasted until 1983 when the school received it third and current name, Rose State College. The school is located near downtown Oklahoma City, offering students easy access to many facilities and resources outside of the school's campus. The school is a public two year open-enrollment institution dedicated to providing quality education to its students through a multitude of academic and career programs. Additionally, the school provides online and evening courses to allow students to create flexible schedules.
Rose State College offers a number of degrees and programs, allowing students to choose the program that best suits his or her vision of the future, be it continued education or career training. Academic transfer programs allow students to complete the freshman and sophomore years of a four year education at low cost, and once completed apply to a four year institution to continue their education and earn a bachelor's degree. Students should meet with a academic counselor to develop a curriculum that best allows for academic transfer to the student's desired four year institution or institutions.
Career training programs provide students with an education in one of many high demand fields, particularly those in demand in the community. Students enrolled in such a program will develop the skills and abilities necessary to enter the workforce as a professional in their field of study, able to perform tasks and duties as required. A career training program educates students through practical and classroom educational methods, better preparing them for the work environment. Students will earn a certificate or bachelor's degree demonstrating competency and allowing for immediate work at the entry level upon completion of a program, which typically takes between one and two years to complete.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Students interested in enrollment at Rose State College will be admitted if the meet the minimum criterion put forth by the school as an open enrollment institution. Students must either be a high graduate or have had their class graduate in order to be eligible for admission. Students who meet the criterion must complete the application for admission in order to be able to register for courses. It is advised that students meet with an academic counselor to determine their program of choice and curriculum prior to registration.
Financial aid is available in the form of loans, grants and scholarships. Students in need of financial assistance should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the resulting information from which will be used to determine need, program eligibility and monetary awards. Students may be required to provide additional financial information prior to the disbursement of funds to ensure that the information provided by the FAFSA is true and accurate.
Clubs and Organizations
Students at Rose State College are encouraged to participate in one or more of the many clubs sanctioned by the school. Such clubs explore a variety of topics and activities, allowing students to cultivate pre-existing interests or to experience something new. Many clubs focus on social and cultural issues, while others a particular field of interest, with other still focused on academic achievement and betterment. Students who do not find a club that caters to their interests or hobbies may apply to the school to establish one of their own. Clubs and organizations are an excellent method for meeting individuals who share similar interests and goals, and are often at the center of the formation of strong bonds that often last long after the students have graduated.
Clubs and organizations at Rose State College include:
- Chess Club
- Drama Club
- Go Green Club
- Student Senate
- Toastmasters International Club
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $8,000. 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
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $2,700-$3,300
- Out-of-State: $9,100-$10,950
- Charges per unit:
- State Residents: $92-$110 per credit unit
- Nonresidents: $300-$360 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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||83%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||79%||$4,233|
|Receiving Student Loans||19%||$3,558|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help support students, Rose State College may offer student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial instructional courses
- Academic counseling for students
- Work study style employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Graduation & Transfer Rates
Many community colleges are not only a source of technical or career training but also a stepping stone for students to transfer-out to a 4-year college, therefore we have included both graduation and transfer rates below and how this school compares against other community colleges in Oklahoma County and the community colleges in Oklahoma as a whole.
|Rose State College||Oklahoma County||Oklahoma|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Dental Assistant Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1980)
- Dental Hygienist Program
- Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1972)
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1986)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in Oklahoma
- Radiology Technician Program
- Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1973)
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 Rose 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 (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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