Academics & Research
10Top 10 for sustainability
OSU ranked No. 72 out of 1,591 institutions around the world and No. 4 in the U.S., according to the Times Higher Education's 2023 impact rankings.
10Honors Curriculum listed in top 10
OSU’s Honors College’s curriculum is among the top 10 in the nation, says the book Inside Honors 2018-2019.
Excellence for all
99Ranked No. 99 on the Forbes list of Top Public Universities
The Forbes list of America’s Top Colleges focuses on the direct benefits schools provide their graduates such as alumni salaries, debt after graduation, academic success and more.
91Ranked No. 91 on Top Public Schools by U.S. News and World Report
The 2023 rankings evaluate universities on 17 measures of academic quality including graduation and retention rates, financial resources, student excellence and more.
Spears School of Business jumped into the top 15% of accredited U.S. business schools.
OSU ranks in the top 30 in both Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising, including among the top 20 in public schools.
The School of Accounting in the Spears School of Business is No. 41 in the 2021 rankings of 50 top accounting colleges and universities and is one of the two Big 12 Conference schools recognized.
OSU ranks No. 7 in Top 50 Online Colleges for Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degrees in 2021.
Several Oklahoma State University degree programs rose in the annual U.S. News and World Report
OSU’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management ranks in the Top 25 in the 2021 edition of ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.
Awards and Rankings
- OSU ranked among the top global universities for contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals by Times Higher Education
- OSU CEAT ranked most affordable online college for a master's in emergency management by OnlineU
- OSU-CHS ranked No. 1 in the percentage of graduates practicing medicine in Health Professional Shortage Areas by U.S News & World Report
- OSU ranks in top 2.7% of universities worldwide in the Global 2000 list by the Center for World University
- OSU ranked as No. 4 institution in the nation for Experiential Learning by Forage
- OSU ranked in US News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools
- Spears Business management research faculty ranked 20th in the nation for overall productivity in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia rankings
- OSU graphic design program recognized in the top 15% by Animation Career Review
- OSU’s online programs rank among nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report
- No. 1 Doctorate in Fire and Emergency Management Administration by College Rank
- OSU named Top 50 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship 2023 by The Princeton Review
- OSU recognized in the top 15% of College Factual 2023: Best Colleges In America
- OSU ranked No. 6 in EDUMED’s 2023’s Best Online RN to BSN Programs
- OSU ranked No. 20 Inside Top Online RN Programs & Nursing Schools for 2023 by EDUMED
- OSU recognized in ALL IN’s 2022 Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting
- OSU named top online college in Oklahoma by Intelligent.com
- Oklahoma State University named top 100 Best Online Colleges by Abound
- OSU ranked No. 19 in Best Online Entrepreneurship MBA Programs for 2022
- OSU places high in Online Master’s Degrees 2022 rankings
- Ranked No. 5 by Newsweek for Online Learning Schools
- Times Higher Education ranked OSU in annual World Rankings List
- Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs ranked best in the state by University HQ
- Ranked No. 28 in Best Online Public Health Degrees
- Ranked No. 3 in Best Accredited Online Gerontology Programs
- Top 20 University in Woman Engineer Magazine
- Top 100 US News"Best College" rankings include Best Undergraduate Business Programs, Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs and Top Public Schools
- OSU MBA program improves 22 spots in business school rankings
- OSU ranked fourth best online bachelor's degree in U.S. by Study.com
- OSU ranked Top 10 best online college in U.S. by Onlinecolleges.com
- OSU’s online offerings named best in Oklahoma
- OSU ranked 2nd in Best Value Colleges in Oklahoma
- Nation’s 50 top public universities includes OSU
- Top 10 Underrated Colleges by College Vine
- Top colleges in Oklahoma for 2017
- OSU among top-50 public universities in U.S. and tops in state
- OSU repeats best value ranking
- Online MIS program near the top for affordability
- MBA online program moves ahead in top-50 rankings
- Top 10 graphic design school
- Top 10 percent of economic institutions worldwide
- OSU recognized among 26 healthiest colleges
- No. 1 on the "Shaping the Next Generation" list
- Top 40 most affordable online MBA programs
- Top 15 undergraduate accounting program
- Top 15 master's accounting program
- Top 25 graduate schools for entrepreneurship
- Top 25 best affordable bachelor's in human resources degree programs