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Opportunities here stretch as far as the eye can see. You'll get real experience to start your career off on the right track. And a big dose of Cowboy spirit in a community you'll be proud to call home.

Why OSU?

Academics & Research

  • Top 50 Public Universities in America (, 2018).
  • Most Truman Scholars (for graduate study in public service) in Oklahoma.
  • Honors curriculum listed top 10 in the nation Willinghamm, 2018).
Academics Facts & Rankings


  • Top 100 Best College Values Kiplingerr, 2017).
  • No. 76 (out of 4,000+) Best Public Schools for Scholarships GoodCalll, 2016).
  • Over 50% of OSU students graduate with zero student loan debt.
Affordability Facts & Rankings

Quality of Life

  • Largest comprehensive university student union in the world.
  • Students routinely log thousands of volunteer hours each year.
  • Located in America's friendliest college town.
Quality of Life Facts & Rankings

We are all Cowboys

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Research that improves lives

and strengthens communities
Research at OSU, a Carnegie R1 research university, is relevant, accessible and beneficial — whether it’s exploring basic scientific questions or applied concepts that directly impact lives. OSU is listed in Carnegie Classifications of Institutions’ top tier for research universities.

Congratulations, OSU graduates

We are so proud of you, #okstate22
OSU graduates join the ranks of a long line of successful students who have gone before you. No matter where in the world you might wind up on the journey before you, remember you will always be part of the Cowboy family. We enjoyed celebrating your amazing achievements and having famed author, TV personality, businesswoman and cooking icon Ree Drummond  join us as this year's spring commencement speaker. Watch her Spring 2022 Commencement speech here.

State Magazine: Spring 2022

Vol. 17, No. 3 features historic donations and incredible alumni
STATE magazine covers current research, campus events, alumni achievements and historic moments from OSU’s proud history. The Spring 2022 issue highlights donations to create the Hamm Institute for American Energy, the Ray and Linda Booker Flight Center and the N. Malone Mitchell Jr. Soils Lab. It also catches up with alumni who are creating their own scholarships for underserved communities in nutrition, running the PGA Championship and winning national awards in landscape architecture.

Researching Compassion Researching Compassion May 26

Yong Cheng’s work with undergraduate and graduate students defines a different kind of impact.

Gardening For Everyone Gardening For Everyone May 26

The Backyard Gardens Project demonstrates gardening on your own terms



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