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America's brightest orangeis going to look good on you

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

We are all Cowboys

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Research that improves lives

and strengthens communities
OSU’s research — whether it’s exploring basic scientific questions or applied concepts that directly impact lives — is relevant, accessible and beneficial. OSU is listed in Carnegie Classifications of Institutions’ top tier for research universities.
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A Cowboy, Without Question

Hailing from all 50 states and 98 countries, we are united by the Cowboy Code.
• We end the day knowing we gave it everything we had
• We dream only as big as the sky
• We know challenges come with pain, but pain will not win
• We have a passion to do what's right, even when it's hard
• We stand for what matters, even if we stand alone
• We finish what we start
• Being a Cowboy isn't in our clothes, it's in our character

STATE celebrates Boone Pickens

Throughout his life, Oklahoma State’s Ultimate Cowboy, Boone Pickens remained loyal and true to his alma mater. Big dreams, big inspiration, big gifts — he offered them all to us. Check out our special edition of STATE magazine remembering and honoring our giant of generosity.

OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview OSU pre-med students guaranteed an invitation to interview Nov 11

Applying to medical school can be overwhelming and waiting for an interview just adds to the stress. Partnering with the Oklahoma State University main campus, OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine will offer the Guaranteed Interview Program to eligible pre-medical students at OSU starting this academic year.

OSU once again named a top 100 college for veterans OSU once again named a top 100 college for veterans Nov 8

Oklahoma State University has once again been named one of the top 100 colleges for veterans by the Military Times news agency.



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