Southwestern Oklahoma State University Graduate Schools

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (referred to as SWOSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Weatherford, OK. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is $7,752 for Oklahoma residents and $14,424 for out-of-state students. The school has 836 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,777 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Southwestern Oklahoma State University (referred to as SWOSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Weatherford, OK. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree- professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1950 - Current[Estimated Date]).
SWOSU Directory Information
School NameSouthwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU)
Address100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, OK 73096-3001
Phone580-772-6611
Webhttps://www.swosu.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.swosu.edu/admissions/apply-to-swosu.php
Financial Infohttps://www.swosu.edu/paying-for-swosu/financial-aid/index.php
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is $7,752 for Oklahoma residents and $14,424 for out-of-state students. The school has 836 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,777 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 69 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 18 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,424
$7,752 for Oklahoma Residents
Student Population836
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs69 graduate programs
(18 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Southwestern Oklahoma State University is $7,752 for Oklahoma residents and $14,424 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $323 for Oklahoma residents and $601 for out-of-state students.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)18 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Southwestern Oklahoma State University is $7,752 for Oklahoma residents and $14,424 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 1.56% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$5,880$1,116$12,372$1,116
2019-2020$6,084$1,236$12,564$1,236
2020-2021$6,294$1,236$12,966$1,236
2021-2022$6,294$1,236$12,966$1,236
2022-2023$6,516$1,236$13,188$1,236
The graduate school tuition & fees of SWOSU is average compared to public graduate schools in Oklahoma. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,603 and the Oklahoma graduate tuition is $14,720 (public) / $13,359 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Southwestern Oklahoma State University$7,752$14,424
All Graduate Schools$16,007$19,603
Public$11,484$20,787
Private$19,674
Oklahoma Graduate Schools$9,921$14,287
Public$6,606$14,720
Private$13,359
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,548 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.11% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,930. Off-campus living costs are increased by 7.02% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$5,830$6,858$5,652$6,858
2019-2020$6,030$6,858$5,652$6,858
2020-2021$6,230$7,202$5,814$7,202
2021-2022$6,380$7,202$5,814$7,202
2022-2023$6,930$7,618$6,312$7,618
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $323 for Oklahoma residents and $601 for other students at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 1.52% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Oklahoma ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$292$561
2019-2020$305$575
2020-2021$314$592
2021-2022$314$592
2022-2023$323$601

Graduate Programs at SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University offers 17 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 335 students have completed their study at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Offered Degrees at Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1512253
Doctor's degree - other1074
Post Master's Degree108
Total1712335
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Southwestern Oklahoma State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the School Psychology program with 8 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 45 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Pharmacy program with 86 completers.
Southwestern Oklahoma State University offers 17 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 335 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 253 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 74 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (5 completers) 114 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration41$51,400
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement21-
Special Education and Teaching10-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Secondary Education and Teaching39-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching2-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 53 completers-
Community Psychology14-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)39-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Music1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 40 completers-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator8-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse32-
Nursing Administration0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] 45 completers-
Business Administration and Management45-
Total253
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 74 completers-
Pharmacy74-
Total74
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 8 completers-
School Psychology8-
Total8

Graduate Student Population at SWOSU

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 899 students enrolled into Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduate schools where it has total 4,777 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 513 full-time and 386 part-time graduate students. By gender, 273 male and 626 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total899273626
Full-time513191322
Part-tme38682304
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 602 White (66.96%), 40 Black/African American (4.45%), 60 Hispanic (6.67%), 36 Asian (4.00%), and 161 students with other races. 15 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total899273626
American Indian/Native American43934
Asian361620
Black/African American401426
Hispanic602535
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander101
White602171431
Two More772057
Un-Known251213
Non-resident Alien1569
Southwestern Oklahoma State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 462 graduate students (51.39% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 137 graduate students (15.24% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total899
Enrolled Online Exclusively462
Enrolled Some Online Courses137
Not in Online Courses300
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. 296 students are aged 20 to 24 (32.93% of total students), 1 students are aged below 20 (0.11%), 81 students are aged above 50 (9.01%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total899273626
Under 18101
Age 20-21552530
Age 22-2424195146
Age 25-2919272120
Age 30-341002278
Age 35-39872166
Age 40-4914225117
Age 50-64791366
Over 64202

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