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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 (Niche.com, 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

Affordability

  • 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.

COVID Campus Guidelines

Check out the latest guidance for students and OSU employees returning to campus for the fall semester. Masks are mandatory for anyone inside campus buildings and when social distancing is not possible outside. Self-screening should be performed each day before coming to campus.

A transformational presidency

Oklahoma State University 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.

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announces retirement plans Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announces retirement plans Oct 23

Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced today his plans to retire on July 1, 2021, to coincide with the end of the current academic year. Hargis announced his retirement plans during a regular meeting of the OSU/A&M Board of Regents held in the Performance Hall at The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts on the Stillwater campus, one of several significant new facilities built during his nearly 13-year presidency.

OSU/A&M Regents to conduct national search for the next president of Oklahoma State University OSU/A&M Regents to conduct national search for the next president of Oklahoma State University Oct 23

Moments after Oklahoma State University President Burns Hargis announced his plans to retire at the end of this academic year on July 1, 2021, OSU/A&M Board of Regents Chair Rick Davis said the regents would conduct a national search for the next president.

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