Eastern Oklahoma State College

Eastern Oklahoma State College

Eastern Oklahoma State College was initially founded as the Oklahoma School of Mines and Metallurgy in 1908. In 1927, the institute was renamed Eastern Oklahoma College. It officially became the Eastern Oklahoma State College in 1972. The main campus of the institute is in Wilburton, Oklahoma. In addition, facilities are offered in McAlester, and at the McCurtain County Higher Education Center in Idabel and in Antlers.

Eastern Oklahoma State College offers a number of associate's degrees in science, applied science, arts, and nursing. The academic divisions of the college include:

  • Agriculture Division
  • Business Division
  • Language & Education Division
  • Nursing Division
  • Science and Mathematics Division
  • Social Science and Music Division

The sports teams of Eastern Oklahoma State College are nicknamed the Mountaineers. Students participate in sports including basketball, baseball, and softball. The college also supports a number of Greek organizations such as the Phi Beta Lambda Business Club, Phi Theta Kappa National Scholastic Fraternity, and Sigma Alpha Omega. The on-campus newspaper published by the students is called 'The Statesman'.

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Eastern Oklahoma State College
1301 W Main St
Wilburton , OK 74578-4999
General Phone: (918) 465-2361

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Eastern Oklahoma State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Education and Teaching100elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, agricultural teaching, physical education teaching, ESL instruction
Nursing and Emergency Medicine60registered nursing, various nursing
Business and Management27business management
Security and Law Enforcement11security and loss prevention
Conservation and Resource Management10natural resources policy, forestry courses
Liberal Arts10speech and rhetoric, social studies
Therapy and Counseling8psychology courses
Science8biology, physical sciences
Family and Social Work7child development, child care management
Animal Science and Care7animal science
Landscaping and Horticulture3agronomy
Computer Science and Engineering3computer services management, computer support
Office and Administration3administrative assistant
Cooking and Culinary Arts3meat cutting
Medical Support and Technology2orthoptics

Number of programs and degrees for Eastern Oklahoma State in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree27728
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years21

Eastern Oklahoma State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Eastern Oklahoma State had a total enrollment of 1,772 students (1,126 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 63%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 26%
Unknown 4%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 0%
18-19 36%
20-21 22%
22-24 13%
25-29 8%
30-34 5%
35-39 4%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 1%

Eastern Oklahoma State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 52 %
Part-Time 51 %

Eastern Oklahoma State Room and Board (2007)

Eastern Oklahoma State offers campus housing for 480 of its 1,126 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Wilburton, Oklahoma for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Oklahoma Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Eastern Oklahoma State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,720
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 5,199
Room and board $ 4,094
Room charge $ 1,638
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,160
Books and supplies $ 1,163
Other expenses $ 1,383

Financial Aid:
Eastern Oklahoma State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 315500)

Eastern Oklahoma State Faculty

Eastern Oklahoma State has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*0*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructoracademic year20$44,73529$44,239
All faculty totalacademic year20$44,73529$44,239

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Eastern Oklahoma State Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports02121

Eastern Oklahoma State Degree Programs (2007)

Animal Science And Care
Animal Sciences, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Conservation And Resource Management
Forestry, Other
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other

Cooking And Culinary Arts
Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter

Education And Teaching
Agricultural Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management
Child Development

Landscaping And Horticulture
Agronomy and Crop Science

Liberal Arts
Social Sciences, Other
Speech and Rhetorical Studies

Mathematics, General


Medical Support And Technology

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

Music, General

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Office And Administration
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Security and Loss Prevention Services

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, Other

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