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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.

A new legacy begins

OSU welcomes 19th President, Dr. Kayse Shrum

President Shrum comes ready to lead the Cowboy family with an expansive leadership strategy that focuses on enhancing academic excellence, research and service.

STATE Magazine

The official magazine of Oklahoma State University
Packed with 120 pages of compelling features and stunning photography, each issue of STATE covers current research, campus events, alumni achievements and historic moments from OSU’s proud history.

Back to school: lunch box food safety Back to school: lunch box food safety Jul 30

Tips for packing safe school lunches.

Research is finding solutions for human/black bear coexistence Research is finding solutions for human/black bear coexistence Jul 29

Black bear research conducted by Oklahoma State University researcher Sue Fairbanks and her colleagues are helping to create a positive future for black bears in Oklahoma by providing a greater understanding of the animal’s habitat.



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