Southwestern Oklahoma State University:
Weatherford is proud to be the home of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. SWOSU has one of the top Pharmacy Schools in the country and the only accredited degree program in Industrial Technology in Oklahoma.
Approximately 5,500 students enroll each fall representing: all 77 counties in Oklahoma, 33 states in the United States, and 29 different countries. Academically, SWOSU offers its students 18 different degrees: 2 Associate, 12 Baccalaureate, 3 Graduate, and one Doctorate. SWOSU is the University with the most national athletic titles (11) of any Oklahoma university during the last 25 years.
Weatherford Public Schools:
Weatherford has 8 primary and secondary schools with approximately 2,000 students, elementary 1,220, secondary 770 and 140 teachers.
Community and business leaders offer generous support to the school system. Parents are encouraged to be partners in the education of their children. A wide range of dedicated leaders are responsible for the success of such programs as the Weatherford Education Foundation, 11 booster clubs, a fruitful partnership with the Weatherford Area Chamber of Commerce, the Drug Free Advisory Board, and the Eagle Ambassadors.
Corn Bible Academy:
Corn Bible Academy is a Christian school for grades 7-12. It is accredited by the Oklahoma State Dept of Education.
Western Oklahoma Christian School is an accredited elementary school offering education for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade.
Western Technology Center:
The technology center is part of a statewide system long recognized as an innovator in training high school students and adults for the jobs and skills in demand for the new millennium.
Full-time programs are offered free of charge to secondary students; enrolled adults pay a small tuition fee. Contact WTC or the Chamber Office for a current schedule of classes.
Student Services offer assistance in Financial Aid, Assessment, Counseling, Career Portfolios, Workforce Development, and Job Placement. An Educational Enhancement Center is also available.
WTC also offers Dental Assistant Training. The course is a two-year program for secondary students and part-time adults and can be completed in one year by adult full-time students.
The Western Plains Library System/Weatherford Library, th local public library, is home to nearly 57,000 volumes. The Al Harris Library on the SWOSU campus contains over 265,000 volumes, 1,155 journal publications, and 600 electronic databases to students with I.D. and 30 to the public.