Address: Weatherford, Oklahoma, USA
Southwestern Oklahoma State University is the one of state university in Oklahoma, USA. This university was founded in 1901. First time, this school name is Southwestern Normal School. But, this school did not have classes in the three years after establishing, around 1903. Fortunately, Southwestern Normal School had classes after Weatherford won this school from court battle. The first program opened by this school was two years degree program of teacher education and preparatory school.
But, the two years degree program of preparatory school was closed in 1920. But, it was replaced by four years degree of baccalaureate program. And then, the first degree bachelor was renamed becoming Southwestern State Teacher College. Now, this school has many programs for undergraduate and post graduate. For undergraduate, it has 38 bachelor degrees and 7 associate degrees. Then, for postgraduate are 6 master degrees and 1 doctorate. This school has many students also. The total students of undergraduate programs are around 5,500 based on the data in September 2010. For postgraduate, it is around 831. Southwestern Oklahoma State University has been becoming great state school in Oklahoma.