About Western

Accreditation Information

Western Oklahoma State College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).  Accreditation provides assurance to the public, and in particular to prospective students, that an organization meets stated requirements and criteria and that there are reasonable grounds to believe it will continue to meet them.


(800) 621-7440
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504

Western Oklahoma State College can be contacted through the Office of Public Information at: (580) 477-7701 or at 2801 N Main, Altus, OK 73521.



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What is Western Oklahoma State College?

  • About

    Western Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
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  • Vision

    Western Oklahoma State College aspires to be the outstanding and innovative community college known for its focus on student success and its service to community and regional development.
  • Mission

    The mission of Western Oklahoma State College is to provide high quality education while ensuring equity, supporting student success, and empowering individuals to become productive members of diverse local, regional, and global communities.