Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
Often students have similar questions, and are unsure where to find the answers. This is becoming more of an issue with more students taking online courses, and fewer students taking traditional classes on campus. As a result frequently asked questions have been compiled from the following offices: Financial Aid, Admissions, and the Business Office. This page was designed to answer questions for students quickly, however students are always welcome to come to campus or call campus with any questions.
- Accreditation FAQ's
- Financial Aid FAQ's
- Admissions FAQ's
- Business Office FAQ's
- Institutional Research
- Distance Learning (ITV)
- Institutional Information and FAQ's
- State Authorization for Distance Education
- Accessibility Statements of Course Technologies
Western Oklahoma College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national
origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs or activities. The college has an open
enrollment policy in accordance to the criteria set by the Oklahoma State Regents
for Higher Education. If a regularly enrolled student has not taken the ACT test then
placement tests will be required. All first-time freshmen students are subject to
placement testing to ensure proper course selection.
What is Western Oklahoma State College?
AboutWestern Oklahoma State College, established as Altus Junior College in 1926, is the oldest original municipal two-year college still in existence in Oklahoma...
VisionWestern 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.
MissionThe 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.