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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

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
Living the Code is a special video series presented by Dr. Kayse Shrum which showcases the stories of OSU students, faculty, staff, alumni and stakeholders who embody the Cowboy Code. The fourth episode of the series features Raedyn Magness, who is no stranger to helping others and is working hard to earn her medical degree so she can help small towns in Oklahoma. She's also serving the Oklahoma State University through her work at the Student Foundation.
To nominate someone, please submit this form.

State Magazine: Spring 2023

Vol. 18, No. 23 features the programs offered by the OSU School of Hospitality and Tourism Management along with culinary arts of OSU Institute of Technology
STATE magazine covers current research, campus events, alumni achievements and historic moments from OSU’s proud history. The Spring 2023 issue highlights the launch of the Human Performance and Nutrition Research Institute, the 10th anniversary of Pete's Pet Posse, OSU's first all-female leadership team and more.

Husen remembered for her kindness, compassion on somber anniversary Husen remembered for her kindness, compassion on somber anniversary Jun 2

A year after four people died in a shooting on the Saint Francis Hospital campus, friends and family remember Dr. Stephanie Husen's kindness, generosity, optimism and caring nature.

Graphic design students win first place, honorable mention at Graphex54 competition  Graphic design students win first place, honorable mention at Graphex54 competition  Jun 2

Nine graphic design students from the Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History received first-place awards from the Graphex54 design competition on May 9. Three students were runners-up and received honorable mentions. 



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