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As Oklahoma’s land-grant institution, OSU improves quality of life by bringing new technologies, processes, research and medicines to the marketplace.

Recognized for affordability

Higher education is a powerful economic driver for the state of Oklahoma. Tuition and fees at OSU are 69 percent of the national average for land-grant universities; cost of attendance is 78 percent of the national average.

Known for friendliness

Students and employees enjoy a better quality of life while on campus and are encouraged to take advantage of the numerous programs designed to improve life on campus. 

Overall University RankingsWe're more than proud of the recognition OSU has received from organizations all across the nation.

100 public school in U.S.

U.S. News and World Report named Oklahoma State University​​ a Top 100 Public School in the 2022 Best College Rankings list.
Online College in Oklahoma ranks OSU among the Best Online Colleges in Oklahoma of 2023
Top %
of Best Colleges in America

Oklahoma State University ranked in the top 15% of Best Colleges in 2023 by College Factual.
Top 3%
of global universities by The Center for World University Rankings.

Top 10
state colleges for nonresidents

Online Master’s Program in Oklahoma

Top 200
for best online bachelor’s degree programs in U.S.

Best Value public university in Oklahoma

Best College in the U.S.

"Rankings of U.S. Public Colleges," Buffalo Business First, 2016

A great place to work, too!

OSU is a great place for faculty, staff, and administrators, as well as students. These awards recognize our efforts to create an exceptional campus environment.

One of America’s Best Midsized Employer

Forbes names state's preeminent land-grant institution the No. 1 midsized educational employer in Oklahoma 

American Heart Association Fit Friendly Worksite Award

The American Heart Association recognized OSU for providing a healthy workplace. 

STARS Silver rating

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability for Higher Education gave OSU a silver rating for its  long-term sustainability goals.

Partnership for a Healthier America

OSU joins the Partnership for a Healthier America led by honorary chair former First Lady Michelle Obama. 

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