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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

Learn the code

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.

Living the Code

with President Kayse Shrum
Introducing Living the Code, a special video series presented by Dr. Shrum which showcares the stories of OSU students, faculty, staff, alumni and stakeholders who embody the Cowboy Code. The pilot episode of Living the Code features Tashia Cheves, who was a first-generation student at OSU and now serves as the Manager of Student Retention at the Spears School of Business.
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State Magazine: Winter 2022

Vol. 18, No. 2 features an in-depth look at an ambitious new strategy which will guide the university for years to come and ultimately cement OSU as the nation's preeminent land-grant institution. In this issue, we also look back at President Shrum's historic inauguration ceremony, celebrate enrollment milestones and the return of OSU alumnus and country music superstar Garth Brooks, and more!

Super Bowl LVII to be played on Oklahoma State University turfgrass Super Bowl LVII to be played on Oklahoma State University turfgrass Feb 8

State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, recently installed Tahoma 31 bermudagrass on its field. Scientists at Oklahoma State University developed the grass, which is known for its drought resistance and cold hardiness. Super Bowl LVII will be played at the stadium on Sunday.

Heal Orange initiative honors Oklahoma health care professionals Heal Orange initiative honors Oklahoma health care professionals Feb 7

The Oklahoma State University College of Education and Human Sciences celebrated health care professionals and their important work caring for patients and promoting mental, physical and relational health with an on-court recognition at the OSU men's basketball game against TCU on Feb. 4 in Gallagher-Iba Arena.



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