Northwestern Oklahoma State University is one of six regional universities governed by the Regional University System of Oklahoma, formerly the Board of Regents of Oklahoma Colleges.

The Regional University System of Oklahoma is the largest four-year university system in the state. System institutions graduate nearly 40 percent of all Oklahoma graduates.

The Board of Regents is comprised of eight citizens appointed by the governor of Oklahoma, along with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

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Northwestern Oklahoma State University

709 Oklahoma Blvd., Alva, OK 73717
Phone: (580) 327-1700

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Mission Statement

Northwestern Oklahoma State University provides quality educational and cultural opportunities to learners with diverse needs by cultivating ethical leadership and service, critical thinking and fiscal responsibility.

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