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The Bridge program was approved by the presidents of both Northern Oklahoma College and Northwestern Oklahoma State University during the Fall 2007 semester. Its purpose is to aid students by making it possible to be jointly admitted and eligible to enroll concurrently at both NOC and Northwestern, eliminating barriers to attaining educational goals, improving academic program articulation, expanding options for college services and providing seamless transfer from NOC to Northwestern. Scholarships available!

Students can be admitted to the program at any time prior to receiving an associate's degree and should meet either the freshman or transfer admission criteria of Northwestern depending on number of hours of college credit completed at the time of application. Course enrollment and programs and services for dual students are available based on the semester calendar. 

Once accepted to the Bridge program, students may enroll in classes at any NOC campus in Tonkawa, Enid or Stillwater, as well as any Northwestern campus in Alva, Enid or Woodward. Academic advisors are available at each campus. 



  • Ease of transfer between NOC and Northwestern

  • A special Northwestern scholarship is being offered to Bridge students.

  • To expand opportunities for higher education in northwestern Oklahoma

  • Bridge students will have access to student services, such as library and computer labs, at all campus locations in the dual-based program. (Fee based student services and campus activities will be available to dually admitted students who have paid these fees.)

  • Bridge students will be issued ID cards granting access to services and activities.

  • Students may reside in NOC campus housing on a space available basis.

  • Eligible students will be able to participate in all recognized student organizations at both institutions.

For more information about this program, contact Tiffany Misak at (580) 213-3101 or or our Office of Recruitment at (580) 327-8546 or


Students can apply by using the Bridge Program Application Form

Admission requirements to the Bridge program for freshmen include:

  • Have a minimum ACT score of 20 or an SAT score of 1020; or

  • Be ranked in the top 50 percent of your high school class and have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7; or

  • Have a 2.7 GPA in the 15 units of required high school courses; or

  • Be admitted under alternative admission if ACT is 17, 18 or 19 OR high school GPA is 3.0 and ACT is 16.

Requirements for transfer students include:

  • Have a 2.0 minimum or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale; and

  • Provide a transcript from each college attended with application for admission.

  • Fewer than 24 hours earned requires a high school transcript and ACT/SAT.

  • Greater than 24 hours earned may require a high school transcript and ACT/SAT depending on transfer courses taken.

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