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Currently or Previously Affiliated Institutions - 07/02/2015

The directory of institutions provides information on institutions accredited by the Commission, those holding candidate for accreditation status, and those that previously held status, but have since closed, merged, or had their status withdrawn. It includes the Statement of Affiliation Status and Organizational Profile for each currently accredited and candidate institution, any Public Disclosure Notices that have been issued, and the most recent action letters from reaffirmations of accreditation occurring after June 2013.

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**During the transition to the new Pathways model for reaffirmation of accreditation, some scheduled events are not displayed on this version of the Statement of Affiliation Status. Institutions can refer to the transition maps in the Open and Standard Pathways booklets for the timing of reviews. Institutions that have questions about other scheduled events should contact their HLC staff liaison.**

Western Oklahoma State College

2801 N. Main St.
Altus, OK 73521
(580) 477-7700 (Main Phone)


Statement of Affiliation Status Click here for definitions...

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Phil Birdine, President
Name change notes: Altus Junior College to Western Oklahoma State College
HLC Institution ID: 1855
Current Accreditation Status: Accredited (Probation)
Candidacy Date(s): 03/22/1972 - 07/20/1976
Pre-accreditation notes: Pre-accreditation status: Correspondent (1972)

Candidate for Accreditation under new policy (1973)

Accreditation Date(s): 07/21/1976

Summary of Commission Review

Last Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2007 - 2008

Next Reaffirmation of Accreditation: 2014 - 2015

Last Date of Information Change: 08/11/2014

Control: Public
Degrees Awarded (details below): Associates, Certificate

Probation Notes:
See Public Disclosure Notice.

Organizational Profile Click here for definitions...

Enrollment Headcount (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Full-Time                       Part-Time
Undergraduate: 579   881
Graduate: 0   0
Dual enrollment (high school) programs:   0  

Degree Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Degrees Awarded in Last Reported Year
Associate Degrees 20   252
Bachelors Degrees 0   0
Masters Degrees 0   0
Specialist Degrees 0   0
Doctoral Degrees 0   0
Certificate Programs (last updated: 04/18/2015)
  Programs Offered   Certificates Awarded in Last Reported Year
Certificates 1   19

Off-Campus Activities (last updated: 12/22/2014)

In-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   Animal Science Education Center, WOSC Rodeo Arena - Altus, OK; Altus Air Force Base - Altus AFB, OK; Oklahoma State College/Regional Medical Center Distance Learning Site - Elk City, OK; Oklahoma State Reformatory - Granite, OK; Cameron Site - Lawton, OK;
Out-of-State:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.
Out-of-U.S.:   Campuses:   None.
    Additional Locations:   None.