Visit NW-Overview

Visit Northwestern


What’s the best way to see what life would be like as a member of the Ranger Family? Come see us, and take a tour! Our tours are led by current students or members of the Office of Recruitment staff. You can Schedule a Campus Tour in Alva Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

If you would like information about touring our Enid or Woodward locations, please contact us at  


Northwestern's main campus is located in Alva, a city of nearly 6,000 residents in northwest Oklahoma. Alva is located just 14 miles (23 km) south of the Kansas border. Alva is approximately 152 miles (245 km) northwest of Oklahoma City and 115 miles (186 km) southwest of Wichita, Kansas. The nearest airports are located in these two larger cities.



Northwestern Oklahoma State University

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

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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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