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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

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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.

We share the dream

2022 MLK Celebration
From Jan. 17 to 22, OSU celebrated one of the most influential civil rights activists and leaders in U.S. history, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr with a week of events. This year's celebration included a peaceful march in partnership with the City of Stillwater and the OSU community, a keynote address by journalist Soledad O'Briena full day excursion to the historic Greenwood district to learn about Black Wall Street and the Tulsa Race Massacre, and more

State Magazine: Winter 2021

Vol. 17, No. 2 features the centennial edition of America's Greatest Homecoming
STATE magazine covers current research, campus events, alumni achievements and historic moments from OSU’s proud history. The Winter 2021 issue highlights 100 years of homecoming memories, the launch of OAIRE, the grand opening of the Greenwood School of Music, OSU alumna Wally Funk and more.

Talley chosen for top role in entomology and plant pathology Talley chosen for top role in entomology and plant pathology Jan 26

Professor Justin Talley has been selected to lead the OSU Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology in the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Annual Burns and Ann Hargis Writers’ Workshop held at OSU Doel Reed Center Annual Burns and Ann Hargis Writers’ Workshop held at OSU Doel Reed Center Jan 25

The tranquil environment and picturesque views of Taos, New Mexico, provided the perfect environment for a prestigious group of scholars to participate in the annual Burns and Ann Hargis Writers’ Workshop.



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