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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 (Willingham, 2018).
Academics Facts & Rankings


  • Top 100 Best College Values (Kiplinger, 2017).
  • No. 76 (out of 4,000+) Best Public Schools for Scholarships (GoodCall, 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.

Centennial homecoming celebration

America's Greatest Homecoming, October 24-30, 2021
OSU is looking forward to having thousands of members of the Cowboy family from past, present and future together in Stillwater for the centennial edition of America’s Greatest Homecoming. There are many exciting OSU homecoming traditions to join in, including dyeing the library fountain orange, the Sea of Orange Parade, Walkaround and our Cowboy football team taking on Kansas at Boone Pickens Stadium. We can’t wait to see you all!

Introducing Inside OSU

Free high quality video streaming of your favorite content
OSU is joining the streaming generation with Inside OSU, available via desktop and mobile at There is also an Inside OSU app available for download on Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku. Inside OSU will feature live coverage of events on campus such as homecoming, commencement, guest speakers and performances from OSU’s Greenwood School of Music. Users will also find content from OSU athletics, academic programs, and student life. 

Nobel Prize recipient delivers keynote at INTERACT Research Symposium Nobel Prize recipient delivers keynote at INTERACT Research Symposium Oct 22

For the first time in the veterinary college’s 73-year history, a Nobel Laureate, Bruce Beutler, MD, gave the keynote address at INTERACT’s Research Symposium presenting, “Random Germline Mutagenesis and Cancer Resistant Mice.”

Oklahoma State to invest in teachers for Oklahoma through OK-Thrive Oklahoma State to invest in teachers for Oklahoma through OK-Thrive Oct 22

In an effort to address a growing teacher shortage in Oklahoma, the Oklahoma State University College of Education and Human Sciences is introducing OK-Thrive, a mentorship and coaching program that will support new teachers during the first three years in the profession.



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