Rose State College

Rose State College

Rose State College, or RSC, is a community college located in Midwest City, Oklahoma. It was originally named Oscar Rose Junior College in memory of the eminent Midwest City-Del City Superintendent of Schools, and was renamed Rose State College on November 1, 1983. The college offered its first classes on September 21, 1970.

RSC enrolls more than 8,000 students every term. The campus consists of more than 21 buildings on 116 acres. The college offers an array of programs and degrees in diverse fields of study.

Rose State's colors are red and gold, and their official mascot is the Raider. RSC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), Region 2, Division I.

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Rose State College
6420 S E 15th
Midwest City , OK 73110-2799
General Phone: (405) 733-7311

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Rose State Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts227foreign language and literature, English, general studies, library assistant, social services, sociology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine120registered nursing
Business and Management102business, business management, operations management, accounting technology, MIS
Medical Support and Technology79dental assistant, dental hygienist, radiation therapist, respiratory care tech, medical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching43secondary teaching, kindergarten/preschool teaching
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and safety
Law21legal assistant, court reporting
Therapy and Counseling17psychology
Computer Science and Engineering13computer programming, computer services management
Media11journalism, broadcast journalism
Medical Administration7medical records tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy6exercise science
Science6biology, physical sciences
Art Studies5art studies
Photography and Commercial Art4multimedia
Family and Social Work3child care management
Drama and Performing Arts2drama
Mechanics and Repair1autobody repair

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree69740
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years44

Rose State Student Body

In 2007-2008, Rose State had a total enrollment of 8,431 students (4,899 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 99%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 18%
20-21 16%
22-24 15%
25-29 16%
30-34 10%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

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


Rose State Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 46 %
Part-Time 32 %

Rose State Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Midwest City, 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.

Rose State Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 2,490
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 7,350
Books and supplies $ 1,250

Financial Aid:
Rose State participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 918500)

Rose State Faculty

Rose State has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1330
Non-tenured and not on tenure track27

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year4$60,83113$60,258
All faculty totalcalendar year4$60,83113$60,258

*: 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 year42$47,81362$46,637
All faculty totalacademic year42$47,81362$46,637

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

Rose State Athletics

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports31619

Rose State Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Management Information Systems, General
Operations Management and Supervision

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching

Engineering, General

Family And Social Work
Child Care and Support Services Management

Court Reporting/Court Reporter
Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Studies
Library Assistant/Technician
Social Sciences, General

Mathematics, General

Mechanics And Repair
Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician

Broadcast Journalism

Medical Administration
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist

Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies

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

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Photography And Commercial Art

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physical Sciences

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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% of degrees in law
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Top 12%Rose State % of degrees in law
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% of degrees in engineering
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Top 17%Rose State % of degrees in engineering
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Top 17%Rose State Number of degree programs

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