Rogers State University has earned national rankings for its value and affordability, including being named by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top schools in the region for lowest student debt upon graduation.

Nearly half of RSU’s students earn a degree without taking a student loan. For those who do assume student debt, RSU graduates have the second-lowest average debt when compared with regional peer colleges.

Institutional academic scholarships are awarded based on an applicant’s eligibility, date of admission and enrollment. All academic scholarships are based on the availability of funds and are awarded for a full academic year.

Automatic Scholarships – Priority Deadline is March 1

RSU Freshmen who are admitted before March 1 and meet scholarship requirements
will automatically be awarded one of four institutional scholarships. The RSU admission application serves as the application for institutional scholarships.

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Current Undergraduate Student Scholarships

We value our continuing students and want to ensure the successful completion of your degree here at Rogers State University. With that in mind, if you are not currently receiving a scholarship/tuition waiver and you meet the following criteria, you could qualify for an award.

Students must meet all scholarship requirements to be considered:

Learn more about Current Undergraduate Student Scholarships.

Academic Enrichment Scholarship Programs

Honors Program: The Honors Program offers a generous four-year scholarship package that fully covers tuition, fees, books, on-campus housing, and an approved meal plan.

President’s Leadership Class: The President’s Leadership Class (PLC) provides an annual scholarship of $10,000 for a maximum of four years with continued eligibility. Ten students are selected from each freshman class. Students may retain their financial aid packages for costs not covered by the PLC scholarship.

Concurrent High School Student → Incoming Freshman Scholarship

High school seniors can receive $4,000 ($1,000 per year) in housing scholarships to RSU by taking a concurrent class in the fall or spring of your senior year in high school. Then, join us on the Hill for the next four years to earn your degree. Learn more about the Concurrent Student Scholarship.