[year] Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$9,507

Net Price

99%

Admitted

48%

Enrolled

39%

Graduation Rate

17/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Northeastern State University

is a public, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 7,025. In 2021, there were 285 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #4 in Oklahoma and ranks #504 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

285

Total Enrollment

7,025

Type

Public, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Northeastern State University

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#4

Oklahoma Rank

Combining ranking factors for 22 schools that offer psychology degrees in Oklahoma, Northeastern State University ranks #4.

#504

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Northeastern State University ranks #504.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Northeastern State University offers Research Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology and Social Work.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology36
Counseling Psychology36
Research Psychology139
Social Work4727
Total Graduates18699
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,474 students applied to the Northeastern State University. The university admitted 99% and 48% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Oklahoma universities is 4,154. On average, all Oklahoma institutions admit 74% and 35% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Northeastern State University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 61%. Compared to all Oklahoma four or more years colleges, the percentage is 64%.

The overall graduation rate for Northeastern State University is 39%, compared to 43% for all Oklahoma universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 49%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare NSU to Oklahoma Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Northeastern State University to the average of all Oklahoma four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

NSU

1,474

Applicants

99%

Percent Admitted

48%

Percent Enrolled

61%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

39%

Graduation Rate

OK Colleges

4,154

Applicants

74%

Percent Admitted

35%

Percent Enrolled

64%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

43%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 285 or 71% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 119 or 29% part-time faculty members employed at Northeastern State University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 279 or 69%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

NSU

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

71%

Percent Full-Time

29%

Percent Part-Time

69%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

OK Colleges

17 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

52%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Northeastern State University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $6,000, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,250.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $4,581 and the average cost for graduate fees is $669.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Northeastern State University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Northeastern State University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$8,120
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,640
Total Living Expenses$10,760
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$6,000
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,250
Total Undergraduate Expenses$18,010
In-State, Graduate Tuition$4,581
In-State, Graduate Fees$669
Total Graduate Expenses$5,250
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Northeastern State University is $9,507. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Net Price by Family Income

Depending on the federal, state, or institutional grant aid available, the table below shows the average amount students pay to attend Northeastern State University presented by family income bracket.

Students may pay more or less depending on their individual circumstances; however, these are the average costs as tracked by the university and reported to the U.S. Department of Education.

Average Net Price by Income2020-20212021-2022
$0 – $30,000$8,086$7,717
$30,001 – $48,000$8,315$8,048
$48,001 – $75,000$11,718$10,959
$75,001 – $110,000$14,375$15,029
$110,001 and more$14,079$14,596
US Department of Education

Compare Northeastern State University to all Oklahoma universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

NSU

$18,010

Cost to Attend

$6,779

Average Financial Aid

95%

Percent Receiving Aid

$9,507

Net Price

OK Colleges

$24,307

Cost to Attend

$9,679

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$13,740

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 626 or 95%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 4,869 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,779.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid4,869$6,779
Pell Grants2,641$4,711
Federal Student Loans2,441$6,953
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Northeastern State University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

NSU

4,869

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

2,641

Number of Pell Grants

27%

Pell Grants

2,441

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

OK Colleges

3,444

Grant or Scholarship Aid

54%

Grants or Scholarships

1,489

Number of Pell Grants

23%

Pell Grants

1,483

Federal Student Loans

23%

Federal Student Loans

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