1405 N. Fourth, PMB 4225 Durant, OK 74701-0609 580-745-2000
About Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 269 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 3,663
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $3,372 In-state, $5,998 Out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $20
  • Enrollment No. 4,229
Southeastern Oklahoma State University, often referred to as Southeastern and abbreviated as SE, or SOSU, is a public university located in Durant, Oklahoma, with an undergraduate enrollment of approximately 4,229 as of 2009. On March 6, 1909, the Second Oklahoma State Legislature approved an act designating Durant as the location for a normal school to serve the following 12-county region: Atoka, Bryan, Carter, Choctaw, Latimer, LeFlore, Love, Marshall, McCurtain, McIntosh, Pittsburg, and Pushmataha. Southeastern Oklahoma State University first opened its doors to students on June 14, 1909,[2] as Southeastern State Normal School. The early program of instruction consisted of four years of high school and the freshman and sophomore college years. The first sessions of the school were held in temporary quarters pending completion of Morrison Hall in January, 1911, long known as the Administration Building.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Springfest, Carnival of Cultures, Homecoming, Parent's Day
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 1%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Blue Key Fraternity, Cardial Key Sorority, Order of Omega, Alpha Psi Omega, Delta Mu Delta, Kappa Delta Pi, Lambda Pi Eta, Phi Alpha Theta, Pi Omega Pi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Psi Chi, Sigma Tau Delta, Sigma Delta Phi, Honors Advisory Council
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Catholic Student Association, Chi Alpha Assembly of God, Church of Christ Student Bible Center, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Muslim Student Association, Wesley Foundation United Methodist
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 2%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, Native American Council, Black Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies No
Transportation
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Dallas, TX (100), Oklahoma City, OK (150)
  • Distance to nearest train Ardmore, OK (60)
  • Distance to nearest bus Durant (1)
Student Housing
  • Number of students using college housing 10%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 97%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 0%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (20%), women's dorms (29%), men's dorms (50%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 95%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 9,344
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 8,000
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities Sound Recording Collection housed in Department of Music, Native American Collection, Juvenile Collection, Government Documents, Curriculum Review Center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 294,968
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums SOSU Herbarium, Oklahoma Small Business Development Center, Southeastern Oklahoma Economic Development Network Center, Visual and Performing Arts Center Art Gallery,
  • Campus Safety late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number Of Subscriptions 905
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 8
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, other
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 100
  • Number Of Microforms 611,539
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, other
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 20%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,384
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 70%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Employed Students after 2 years 80%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Reliable Reports, the Hartford, Fenton Financial, OK & TX Public Schools, Local Police Departments, Cheshire & Fuller, Pitney Bowes, Tyson Foods, Sherwin-Williams, Granite Construction, U.S. Marshals Service, Wells Fargo Financial, Farmers Insurance, Nexx
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered