Rose State College was originally named Oscar Rose Junior College in memory of the Midwest City #19; Del City Superintendent of Schools and opened in 1970. The name was changed to Rose State College in 1983 and in 1973 Rose State College became a member of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.
Rose State Live! Hosts events in conjunction with the University of Central Oklahoma at the Rose State College Performing Arts Theatre. The University of Central Oklahoma Civic Center Musical Hall Box Office can answer questions about handicapped seating, prohibited items, hours of operation and more at (405) 297-2264.