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A land-grant institution with more than 35,000 students across a five-campus system, we've graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

OSU by the numbers

Not too big. Not too small. Just right.
Students from across the U.S. and more than 100 countries converge on this campus creating a vibrant and inclusive culture. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 20:1, we will help you prepare for the future by providing the academic support you need.

Since 1890

OSU has grown to become a premier modern land-grant university
Founded on Dec. 25, 1890 as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, OSU's land-grant mission is to make a college education more accessible. Our roots are set in a rich tradition, and our actions are guided by the Cowboy Code.

Leading by example

President Burns Hargis
Since taking office in 2008, President Burns Hargis and First Cowgirl Ann Hargis have created a campus culture of collaboration, innovation, wellness and success. Their leadership combined with that of our faculty and staff shapes the various divisions and departments of OSU.

A place to call home

Stillwater, OK
Located in northeast Oklahoma, Stillwater is just 60 miles from both Oklahoma City and Tulsa. Southern Living ranked Stillwater sixth on its list for "The South's Friendliest Cities 2018," and OSU sits at the heart of it all.

Committed to the public good


Student Disabilities Services provides assistance in the classroom and in everyday life on campus.

America's Healthiest Campus

As America’s Healthiest Campus®, we believe that wellness is more than diet and exercise - it’s a lifestyle.

Cooperative Extension

We provide science-based educational programs and resources to help Oklahomans address issues and manage resources wisely.


OSU is committed to excellence in diversity and inclusion. We want everyone to feel welcome here!

Outreach & Community Engagement

As a university, we strive to be a part of the community and give back to those in Oklahoma and beyond.


One of the essential components of our land-grant mission, our researchers aim to improve quality of life with new ideas.


Considered one of the safest campuses in the region, OSU dedicates many resources to enhancing safety for students, faculty and staff. 


The Environmental Protection Agency and other sustainability groups have recognized our efforts for conserving energy and reducing waste.

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