Admissions and Recruitment


Be a RiverHawk!
Your Success. Our Mission.

Go Apply!

Northeastern State University is Oklahoma's fourth-largest public institution, with three campuses and online programming. As the oldest institution of higher education in Oklahoma, we offer strong academics focused on career readiness and the third-lowest tuition of any university in the state.

With a wide variety of options, you can select from 56 exceptional undergraduate and 25 graduate degree programs. We are also the proud home of the Oklahoma College of Optometry, the only optometry school in Oklahoma and one of 21 in the nation. The ultimate goal for our students is success as we strive to exceed expectations from first contact to graduation, career placement and beyond.

Applications for NSU's Summer and Fall 2021 Semesters ARE NOW OPEN!!

After Admission

What's Next? Now that you've been admitted to NSU, it's time to take your next steps.

Next Steps

Important Dates!

Dates are subject to change in order to comply with COVID-19 guidelines and changes.

  • Junior Day 4.7.2021
  • Multicultural Recruitment Day 4.14.2021
  • Transfer Student Virtual Session 4.15.2021
  • RiverHawk Hype (Admitted Student Day) 4.17.2021
  • Transfer Day- Broken Arrow Campus 4.23.2021
  • Transfer Scholarship Deadline 5.3.2021
  • Deadline for Fall 2021 Applications 8.2.2021
  • Quad State and Non-Resident Scholarship Application 8.2.2021

Admission Representatives

Admission Representatives are assigned by location and student type. Whether a first-time freshman or a transfer student; our friendly staff can assist you in making the right decision for you.

Find your Rep