Oklahoma Panhandle State University

323 Eagle Ave, Goodwell, OK 73939-430
Tel: (580)349-2611
Public | 1,382 students
The OPSU provides higher education primarily for people of the Oklahoma Panhandle and surrounding areas through academic programs, cultural enrichment, life-long learning experiences, and public service activities. Educational experiences are designed to enrich the personal lives of students and to prepare them for roles in agriculture, business, education, government and industry.

School Overview:

Oklahoma Panhandle State University
CountyTexas County, OK
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
63 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,382 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
930 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
452 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted61%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)340-450450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)370-500460-573
ACT English (25-75%)14-1919-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-1918-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)16-2020-25

School Notes:

  • OPSU is a baccalaureate degree granting institution. General governance of the institution is in the hands for the Board of Regents of the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges. Academic programs and financial support are authorized and coordinated through the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.
  • OPSU is organized into five academic schools: Agriculture; Business and Technology; Education; Liberal Arts; and Science, Mathematics, and Nursing. To implement its mission within the academic schools and administrative structure, the University accepts people with diverse educational backgrounds, provides public service through academic, agricultural, cultural, and social events, strives to enrich its students' lives educationally, personally, and socially, assesses all programs, experiences, and activities to ensure that student learning occurs.
  • Our small class sizes afford everyone the chance to receive individual attention from faculty, and our friendly campus community ensures the development of lifelong professional and personal friends. Highly qualified, caring faculty instruct our students, and our "students as customers" motto is a concept central to everything connected with OPSU.
  • OPSU is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is an institutional member of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Oklahoma System of Higher Education. It is approved by NCATE and the State Board of Education for the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers.
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