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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.
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We’ve got your back

There’s a lot that goes into university life and we’re here to help every step of the way. From academic help to technology support, OSU offers resources to help you overcome obstacles and experience success. Let us help you find the answers.

Next Steps

So, you’ve chosen to join the Cowboy family. What now? If you haven’t already, it’s time to apply for admission and scholarships in one manageable step. Already admitted? Housing is your next goal. OSU offers something for everyone, from residential communities centered around academics, special interests or culture to apartment living.

OSU’s Hargises, Ramsay to be honored with 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards OSU’s Hargises, Ramsay to be honored with 2019 Governor’s Arts Awards Mar 11

Oklahoma State University President Burns and First Lady Ann Hargis and professor Chris Ramsay are among those that will be honored for their contributions to the arts in Oklahoma during the 43rd annual Governor’s Arts Awards April 16 at the Oklahoma State Capitol.

Three win OSU President’s Fellows Award for research projects Three win OSU President’s Fellows Award for research projects Mar 1

Three Oklahoma State University professors were recently named 2019 President’s Fellows Faculty Research Award recipients. Drs. Sheri Vasinda, Amy Payton, and Joshua Ramsey each received $20,000 for their proposals.



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