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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
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.

Transforming OSU

How the Stillwater campus met the challenge of a global pandemic
The Cowboy family pulled together during the pandemic to make an in-person fall semester possible. Read about the innovative efforts and much more in the latest edition of STATE magazine.

Transformational presidency, national search begins

OSU President Burns Hargis is set to retire in July 2021. His tenure has been marked by record-setting fundraising, enrollment growth, new and enhanced facilities, and a growing national reputation for academic and research advances. The Oklahoma A&M Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the appointment of President of OSU and the OSU System.

OSU Veterinary College Embarks on Landmark Study of Skeletal Muscle Function OSU Veterinary College Embarks on Landmark Study of Skeletal Muscle Function Mar 8

Thanks to an award from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, Dr. Michael Davis will lead a study of the most extensive examination of skeletal muscle mitochondrial function ever accomplished in any athletic species.

Got oak? Be careful Got oak? Be careful Mar 8

Oklahoma is known for beautiful, shady oak trees. Springtime brings new leaves, buds and blooms while fall brings acorns that cover the ground in grazing areas.



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