Redlands Community College: Narrative Description

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1300 South Country Club Rd.
El Reno, OK 73036-5304
Tel: (405)262-2552
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State-supported, 2-year, coed. Part of Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1938. Setting: 55-acre suburban campus with easy access to Oklahoma City. Total enrollment: 2,323. Full-time: 583 students, 62% women, 38% men. Part-time: 1,740 students, 64% women, 36% men. Students come from 4 states and territories, 7 other countries, 8% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 6% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 2% international, 36% 25 or older, 15% transferred in. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission except for nursing, medical laboratory technology programs. Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: ACT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $0. State resident tuition: $1320 full-time, $44 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $3570 full-time, $119 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $870 full-time, $29 per credit hour part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Drama-theater group, choral group. Social organizations: 11 open to all. Most popular organizations: Nursing Club, Aggie Club, Baptist Student Union, Phi Theta Kappa, Outdoors Club. Major annual events: Back to School Bash, End of Year Party, Career Fair. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols. College housing not available. Learning Resource Center with 14,810 books, 43,865 microform titles, 292 serials, 19,075 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. 74 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment:

El Reno is located on the south bank of the North Canadian River. The average annual temperature is 60 degrees. The city is served by bus lines, railroad, and an airport. Nearby lakes offer waterskiing, fishing, and boating. El Reno has many community service facilities including a hospital, hotel and many motels, a library, and various civic, service, and fraternal organizations. Part-time job opportunities are good. Local recreational facilities include two movie theatres, drive-ins, parks, tennis, golf, and a municipal swimming pool.

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