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Western Oklahoma State College

Western Oklahoma State College, also known as WOSC, was established in 1926. It is a community college, located in Altus, Oklahoma. The institution offers associate's degrees in arts, science, and applied science. Continuing educations are also offered online. Distance learning courses are also available.

WOSC's athletics department fields a number of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). The teams are nicknamed as the Pioneers and they participate in sports including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, and rodeo.

Western Oklahoma State College has an active student life. The campus is home to several clubs and organizations. These are Aggie Club, Nursing Club, Phi Theta Kappa, Western Choral Society, and Student Senate among others.

Profile of Western Oklahoma State College

Western Oklahoma State College is found in Altus, OK. Altus is a rural site not far from an urban area. The school is a public institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Associate's degree at Western Oklahoma State College.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in liberal arts.

Western Oklahoma State College Selectivity

Admission to Western Oklahoma State College is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Students numbered 2, 217 in 2007 at Western Oklahoma State College.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Western Oklahoma State College offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school offers students meal plans.

Western Oklahoma State College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts143general studies, liberal arts and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine70registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement15criminal justice and police, fire protection
Medical Support and Technology14radiation therapist
Family and Social Work12child development
Business and Management6accounting technology
Mechanics and Repair5mechanics and repairers
Computer Science and Engineering4computer services management
Engineering Technician3computer systems tech, aerospace engineering tech
Transportation2aviation operations

Contact: Western Oklahoma State College

Western Oklahoma State College

2801 N Main St

Altus, OK 73521-1397

General Phone: (580) 477-2000


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