Rose State College

From humble beginnings in 1970, Rose State College has maintained an "open-door" admissions policy to educate all those interested in furthering themselves and their career. The school was named Oscar Rose Junior College in memory of the Midwest City-Del City Superintendent of Schools; in 1983, the name was officially changed to Rose State College. Today the campus welcomes more than 8,000 students each year.


Rose State College At-A-Glance:

Enrollment: 8,000 +

Student to faculty ratio: 20-1

Tuition and fees per year: $3,817.00 (based on 30 credit hours)

Degree programs: 60 + including Cyber Security and Health Sciences

Full-time faculty: 115


About Rose State College:

The campus sits on 120 acres with 25 buildings including a new 170-bed apartment complex for on-campus residents.  Personalization is key to success at Rose State. We pride ourselves on having quality faculty and the statistic of 95% of graduates from Rose State get jobs (Shapard Research 2015).


Our Mission:

As a public and open admission institution that grants associate degrees, Rose State College provides higher education programs and services intended to foster lifelong learning for a diverse population.


Benefits of working at Rose State College:

  • Up to 7 weeks of paid leave per year (annual, sick and discretionary)
  • Paid Spring and Fall Breaks; 1 week each
  • 100% medical coverage for FT employees (family coverage available)
  • Competitive wages
  • Tuition programs for employees and family members


About the Midwest City area:

Midwest City celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2017 with 75 years of riveting history and Rose State College connections.  Midwest City was founded in 1942 by Oklahoma businessman and builder W.P. "Bill" Atkinson. Atkinson learned of the United States Army's desire to build a new airfield in the center of the U.S., the largest military base to ever be built. Today with more than 26,000 military and civilian employees, Tinker is the largest single-site employer in Oklahoma.


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Rose State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.  This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational programs, activities, or services.  The person designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, including issues of noncompliance, is the Senior Director, Human Resources/Affirmative Action Officer, 6420 SE 15th Street, ADM Room 104, Midwest City, OK 73110, (405) 733-7979.

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