Rogers State University

Rogers State University

Rogers State University, also known as RSU, is a coeducational, public university located in Claremore, Oklahoma, United States. It was established as Eastern University Preparatory School in the year 1909. It was renamed Rogers State University in 1996. In addition to the main campus in Claremore, Oklahoma, RSU also operates several branch campuses in Bartlesville and Pryor Creek. RSU offers bachelor degrees and associate degrees in several areas of study. It also offers distance learning programs. RSU is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • School of Business & Technology
  • School of Liberal Arts
  • School of Mathematics, Science & Health Sciences

RSU's athletic department sponsors several sports teams that participate in various events and inter-collegiate competitions. They are nicknamed the Hillcats. They compete in the NAIA's region six and are a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. The students participate in various sports such as men's and women's baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, and softball.

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Rogers State University
1701 W Will Rogers Blvd
Claremore , OK 74017-3252
General Phone: (918) 343-7777

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Rogers State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management96business management, accounting, management information systems
Liberal Arts68liberal arts and sciences, social services, history
Nursing and Emergency Medicine66EMT paramedic, registered nursing, various nursing
Engineering Technician33engineering technician
Education and Teaching30elementary school teaching, secondary teaching
Science30biology, physics
Security and Law Enforcement13criminal justice and administration, criminal justice and police, security and protective services
Media9broadcast journalism, media and digital communications
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Art Studies3visual and performing arts
Fine Arts3fine arts studies
Law1legal assistant

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree19719
Bachelor's degree1599

Rogers State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rogers State had a total enrollment of 3,903 students (2,825 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 66%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 27%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 25%
20-21 19%
22-24 16%
25-29 13%
30-34 8%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

(International Students)1%

Rogers State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 53 %
Part-Time 34 %

Rogers State Room and Board (2007)

Rogers State offers campus housing for 248 of its 2,825 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 15 meals per week.

Rogers State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,277
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 9,734
Room and board $ 8,323
Room charge $ 5,050
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,640
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 8,045

Financial Aid:
Rogers State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 316800)

Rogers State Faculty

Rogers State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track2214
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1520

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year2*1*
Associate professorcalendar year4$75,9831*
Assistant professorcalendar year0*1*
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
No academic rankcalendar year0*2*
All faculty totalcalendar year7$70,8166$59,481

*: 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
Professoracademic year4$74,4602*
Associate professoracademic year15$56,6485$51,477
Assistant professoracademic year20$47,34616$48,562
Instructoracademic year7$43,89513$42,356
Lectureracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year46$52,21137$47,005

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

Rogers State Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Sooner Athletic Conference
Baseball Sooner Athletic Conference

Rogers State Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Management Information Systems and Services, Other

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Education And Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering Technician
Engineering Technologies/Technicians, Other

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Social Sciences, General

Broadcast Journalism
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physics, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Security and Protective Services, Other

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checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked On-campus day care
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
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checked Offers a board (meal) plan
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