First-time Enrollment Up 15% At Rose State College Published February 2, 2016


Midwest City, Okla. – Enrollment of first-time students for the spring semester of classes at Rose State College was 1,049, a 15.6 percent increase from last year’s spring enrollment, says Dr. Jeanie Webb, President of Rose State College.

 “We are seeing an increase in adults coming back to school to further their education or get a second degree,” says Dr. Jeanie Webb, President of Rose State College. “Rose State has a tradition of providing quality programs which equates to quality jobs – this growth reflects the value of our degree.”

7,957 students enrolled in classes for the spring of 2016 marking a more than 1 percent increase overall from last year.

Rose State continues to grow, in the fall of 2015, Rose State opened the first housing unit at an urban community college in the state. It opened at maximum capacity with 170 residents and continues to be an effective recruiting tool, attracting students from across the state.

A 22-million dollar voter approved bond project has renovated academic buildings and upgraded classroom equipment across the campus to include enhanced Wi-Fi and the construction of a new Learning Resource Center to serve students and the community.