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At Rose State, Your Dollar Works As Hard As You Do.

Continuing your education doesn’t have to break the bank. At Rose State, we offer the courses you need to take the next step in your career without taking on loads of debt. This infographic shows how Rose State stacks up, dollar-for-dollar, against other local colleges.

OKC Metro Area Cost of College Price Comparison

College Price
 SNU  $24,468
 MACU  $17,132
 OU  $10,656
 OSU  $9,520
 UCO  $8,049
 Redlands CC  $4,469
 OSU-OKC  $3,672
 OCCC  $3,726
 Rose State  $3,817

This graph shows the cost of 2016-2017 in-state tuition & fees for 30 credit hours at OKC-are colleges and major universities.

Where is your money going?

At Rose State, your dollars work as hard as you do.

  • 20 to 1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 60 degrees to fast-track your career
  • 30 million dollars awarded in financial aid annually
  • 95 percent of grads get jobs 

Rose State College – Going Somewhere Starts Here

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You can save more than $10,000 by starting at Rose State before transferring. Whatever college path you choose, it will be an investment that pays off in your career and future earnings.

Post-secondary degrees are becoming ever more important. No longer just an added enhancement to a resume, they are increasingly turning into a prerequisite for all workers. By 2018, more than half of all jobs in Oklahoma—57 percent—will require an education beyond high school.

The good news is, your degree pays off in two ways. Unemployment rates tend to be lower for people with associate degrees than for those with a high school equivalency. Even better, earnings are higher, too. An associate’s degree can increase average annual earnings by more than $7,200.  

Higher education is clearly a solid investment and, at Rose State, it’s an affordable investment as well. You can save over $10,000 by starting at Rose State before transferring to four-year school (if you choose) to complete your bachelor’s degree.