SWOSU Enrollment Up Again


Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s enrollment continues to remain stable and the official 2011 fall enrollment number indicates about a 1% increase from the 2010 fall semester.

SWOSU has 5,340 students attending the Weatherford and Sayre campuses.

“At a time when many other universities are down in enrollment, we are pleased that SWOSU gained students again this fall,” SWOSU President Randy Beutler said.  “The fact we offer quality academic programs, students and parents continue to recognize us as one of Oklahoma’s finest universities. Our 15 nationally-accredited academic programs are most among Oklahoma’s regional universities.”

SWOSU’s residence halls are also full. A total of 1,096 students are living on the Weatherford campus during the 2011 fall semester.

“When we look at data from the National Center for Educational Statistics, SWOSU is a great value and the statistics show that costs are $3,000 less per academic year to attend SWOSU compared to institutions that are similar in mission to us,” Beutler said.

SWOSU started classes on August 17. The semester will end on December 16. The 2012 spring semester begins January 11.