Colleges in Oklahoma

Colleges in Oklahoma

A Southern state whose official state song was written by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Oklahoma has a distinctive panhandle, 50 state parks, and two nationally protected forests. Most of the colleges in Oklahoma are state universities, but there are several private institutions, as well. The oldest institution in the state is the University of Central Oklahoma, UCO, while the University of Tulsa is the most selective. There are also five tribal colleges. Oil and gas, aviation, telecommunications and biotechnology are top industries in the the Sooner State, while the Gilcrease Museum, Woolaroc Ranch, and the longest run of Route 66 are prominent attractions.
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University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus

Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a 4-year public institution in central Oklahoma. OU offers bachelor’s degrees in 170 academic fields of study. In addition to classroom space, the OU campus hosts the National Weather Center featuring a...

“…The University of Oklahoma has a wealth of opportunity to offer. It is a beautiful campus and the classes are kept small to offer individual attention to students. It also offers a lot of ways to get involved and give back to the community as well as...” – Brianna from Frisco, TX

Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

Oklahoma State University is a public institution with university establishments in all 77 of Oklahoma’s counties. The school is a designated land-grant university and one of six US universities with a designated sun-grant. OSU's campus is home to...

“…Oklahoma State University is an amazing place to live. The second I stepped on campus the current students and the staff made me feel like I was at home. The faculty is always friendly and willing to work with you, allowing you to have a successful...” – Alyssa from Sapulpa, OK

Oral Roberts University

Named for a famous televangelist, Oral Roberts University is an Evangelical Christian institution in Tulsa. ORU is home to six colleges conferring undergraduate degrees in over 77 academic majors and 65 minors. As an evangelical institution, Chapel...

“…I absolutely love the campus. Chapel is beyond amazing. I just wish they offered geoscience engineering classes.” – Aileen from Claremore, OK

University of Tulsa

Founded in 1894, the University of Tulsa is a 4-year private research institution in northeast Oklahoma. Tulsa is home to six colleges conferring degrees in 67 academic majors and its campus is noteworthy for its Collegiate Gothic buildings. A...

“…the university of tulsa is an extremely diverse campus. many students from all over the world attend here involved in many of the extracurricular clubs available. furthermore, the professors treat each student as an individuals, truly intent on...” – Blc

Oklahoma City University

Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Oklahoma City University is a 4-year liberal arts and sciences university in Oklahoma’s capital city. OKCU hosts 10 colleges and schools conferring undergraduate degrees in over 70 academic majors. For...

“…OCU is a great and prestigious University. It offers great opportunities to students while giving them an excellent education. All of the teachers have their Masters or Doctorate degrees and the class sizes are small enough to provide each student...” – Kate from Oklahoma City, OK

University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma is a 4-year public school in the Oklahoma City metro area and one of the oldest universities in the southwest United States. UCO oversees six colleges granting bachelor’s degrees in 121 areas of study and operates...

“…The University of Central Oklahoma is very beautiful inside and out. Campus is well kept, teachers are nice, and the education is top notch. I would recommend this school to anyone trying to further their education. 10 out of 10! ” – Justin from Edmond, OK

Northeastern State University

Northeastern State University is a public institution located primarily in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The college includes branch campuses in the city of Muskogee, the city of Broken Arrow, and online. NSU has classes available in the day, in the evening,...

“…At Northeastern State University, most of the professors have a Masters Degree or higher. Northeastern State offers a variety of intended majors and provides classes located in four different cities. Small class sizes and friendly, personal advisers...” – Mallory from Owasso, OK

Langston University

Langston University is a public institution and historically black college. LU operates a main campus in Langston, Oklahoma as well as University Centers in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. It is a land-grant institution best known for its E de la Garza...

“…langston university is an excellent school for students who aren't exposed to their african american culture. it's a smaller school, which allows students to feel more connected to their professors and peers. really great institution for students who...” – Andria from Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Tulsa Community College is a public, 2-year institution established in the state of Oklahoma. Students attending classes at TCC can choose between the Metro campus, the Northeast campus, the Southeast campus, the West campus, the Owasso Community...

“…TCC is a college you can feel welcome at. The teachers help you succeed. Easy to find.” – Stephanie from Owasso, OK

Seminole State College is a public institution with four campuses in central Florida. Seminole State is comprised of four schools offering both bachelor’s and associate degrees in twelve academic departments. The college also offers the chance to...

“…SSC has a wonderful staff, they are always ready to help their students succeed no matter the challenge. The professors value the one on one time with their students to make sure they are doing alright in their class. The students are deeply involved...” – Kristian from Prague, OK

Oklahoma Christian University is a private Christian liberal arts university founded in 1950 by members of the Churches of Christ. The 240-acre campus is on the north side of Oklahoma City and includes a 30,000 square foot Prince Engineering Center....

“…Oklahoma Christian University is a wonderful college for those who seek to follow God and even those who are unsure about their faith. Professors are kind, supportive and friendly. The student body isn't just your graduating class, it's like a giant...” – Lindi from Needville, TX

Established in 1908 in conjunction with Oklahoma’s statehood, Cameron University is a public, 4-year institution located in Lawton. CU offers over 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as over 50 minor fields of study. The college...

“…The best place to study without been distracted. best place to school and also best place to get to know your lecturer.” – Rebecca from Lawton, OK

Oklahoma Baptist University

Founded in 1910 by The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Baptist University is a Christian liberal arts college in the Oklahoma City metro area. OBU grants 10 bachelor’s degrees in 88 areas of study informed by a Christian worldview....

“…obu provides such a friendly environment for all students. the professors make it a point to get to know you as a person and are so kind. i couldn't ask for a better mixture of a biblical education and amazing environment!” – Anna from Mcallen, TX

East Central University is a public, 4-year institution established in Ada, Oklahoma, and is a member of the Oklahoma Regional University system. ECU offers over 70 degree programs, many of which feature a 4 Year Plan designed to keep students on...

“…a great school with a wonderful atmosphere. the teachers are very helpful and willing to make sure you learn. very welcoming for incoming students. ” – CalebI

Rogers State University

Rogers State University is a public, 4-year institution established on a suburban, 160-acre campus in Claremore, Oklahoma. RSU offers 35 associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs, as well as a master’s degree option in Business Administration. The...

“…I have just transferred from Tulsa Community College, and I love Rogers State University. This University and it's faculty go beyond their titles to ensure your success here. I have only attended two colleges and I really wish I would have started at...” – Francisca from Owasso, OK

Rose State College is a public, 2-year institution established in Midwest City, Oklahoma, seven miles from downtown. The campus features a number of recently renovated facilities, such as the Aquatics Center, the H.B. Atkinson Theatre, and the newly...

“…Rose State is a great school. The staff are friendly and helpful. Good school choice.” – Raven from Midwest CITY, OK

Southeastern Oklahoma State University is a public, 4-year institution established on a rural, 269-acre campus in Durant. Southeastern offers nearly 80 undergraduate programs and 14 graduate programs, many of which are available to complete fully...

“…Great college. It is small so you can get to know all of your professors. Its not too expensive.” – Kaylyn from Pottsboro, TX

Oklahoma Wesleyan University

Established by the Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University is an evangelical Christian college in northern Oklahoma. OKWU is home to five schools offering undergraduate degrees in over 50 academic majors. As an evangelical institution, OKWU...

“…oklahoma wesleyan university is the perfect school for somebody who is looking to make close friends for life. the teachers are very knowledgeable and experienced, as well as qualified (voted the best in the country by cbs money watch). the education...” – Nikolaus from Bartlesville, OK

Oklahoma City Community College is the second largest 2-year community college in The Sooner State. OCCC, pronounced “O-triple-C,” features the Students Connecting with Mentors for Success (SCMS) program for students needing advice, as well as the...

“…The campus is nice and lively. Many of the services are ran by student employees allowing for a nice and no pressured talk, but allows for easy misinformation and problems. The classrooms are delightfully small and so far 3 out of 4 teachers have...” – Kice from Norman, OK

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Founded in 1901, Southwestern Oklahoma State University is a public institution based in rural Weatherford, OK. The institution is rated as having “selective” admissions and is home to The Business Enterprise Center, which researches to advance...

“…SWOSU is an amazing campus. It's is affordable, clean, well-displayed, friendly, and has close nit community. On top of all that SWOSU has a fast growing Engineering department, and has been working with Oklahoma high schoolers with the First Tech...” – Amanda from Clinton, OK

Connors State College is a 2-year public college in eastern Oklahoma. Connors State offers degrees in over 25 areas of study within 16 academic divisions. In addition, Connors State provides distance learning via videoconferencing or online courses....

“…I think that if you are just starting or going back after some years, this college is a very good choice. The instructors are very helpful in achieving your full potential. The campuses are easy to navigate and convient from one campus to another. ” – Dorine from Fort Gibson, OK

Mid-America Christian University is a Christian liberal arts college offering eight different schools, including a School of Ministry. All courses at MACU are centered around a philosophy of Judeo-Christian ethics and the University is affiliated...

“…MACU is small. MACU is fun. MACU is very helpful. ” – Julia from Moore, OK

Northwestern Oklahoma State University is a public, 4-year institution established in Alva, with satellite facilities in Woodward and Enid. NWOSU offers undergraduate degree programs in over 40 areas of study, as well as three master’s degree...

“…Coming to a smaller town from a larger town I just have to say this... Dont expect to have lots of stuff in town to do. Be a good student, study hard, and play hard with your friends. Also go to club meetings or try out for a sports team!” – Jennifer from OR

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a liberal arts institution affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene. SNU has a Christ-centered approach in its college environment and academics. Twicely-weekly mandatory is required for “initiating...

“…SNU is a wonderful school. Snu is a very warm friendly place based on faith and dellowship. SNU is by far the best university I have ever visited or attended.” – Carly from Yukon, OK

Named for a former Oklahoma governor, Murray State College is a 2-year community college serving ten counties. As befitting its rural location, Murray State’s Agriculture program features six associate degree concentrations in fields such as Animal...

“…I love Murray State! Wonderful people and great atmosphere.” – Summer from Marietta, OK

Bacone College

Bacone College is a private liberal arts college that was founded in 1880 to serve American Indian communities. It is historically affiliated with the Muscogee Nation, Cherokee Nation, and the American Baptist Churches. It is home to several...

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City is a 4-year public institution with a student-centered philosophy.  The school operates around six core values: excellence, intellectual freedom, diversity, integrity, service, and stewardship of resources. OSU...

“…It has a great atmosphere and is a very fun place. They really care about you graduating and succeeding in the real world. The campus is beautiful and always evolving to help the students.” – Jansen from Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma Panhandle State University

Founded in 1909, Oklahoma Panhandle State University is a public institution situated on a rural prairie in Goodwell, OK. OPSU confers bachelor and associate degrees as well as provides community enrichment classes and online courses. OPSU is...

“…Its small the people are extremely friendly. The professors are flexible and understanding, its not much to do though.” – Micheal from Amarillo, TX

Named for a former Speaker of the House, Carl Albert State College is a 2-year community college in southeast Oklahoma. CASC is home to six academic divisions and offers a number of 8-week courses for non-degree seeking students. To assist CASC’s...

“…Carl Albert State College is affordable for every student. We have every kind of student ranging from international students, to students who have lived in the area their whole lives. Whether you are looking for a laid back atmosphere or a more...” – Katelynn from Poteau, OK

Located in Oklahoma City, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is the home of OU’s Health Science department. OUHSC is one of four academic health centers in the country with seven colleges specializing in programs such as Nursing,...

“…The campus grounds are massive, clean, and full of vibrant gardens. People are friendly and willing to offer advice on classes. Everyone wants you to succeed so don't hesitate to ask for help.” – Aryn from Bristow, OK

Northern Oklahoma College is a public, 2-year institution located in the city of Tonkawa, and is the state’s oldest community college. Along with the main campus, the college also maintains satellite facilities in Enid and Stillwater. NOC offers...

“…great college to start at. it might be small but there are plenty of people that are eager to help out with any needs. easy people to talk to and get along with. ” – Taylor from Perry, OK

Redlands Community College is a 2-year institution in the Oklahoma City metro area. Redlands is home to eight academic departments offering degree and certificate-granting programs of study as well as an honors program. The RCC associate degree in...

“…I enjoy the one on one with the professors. The classes are small. The curriculum is challenging.” – Emily from Hinton, OK

Eastern Oklahoma State College is a public, 2-year institution established in Wilburton, with satellite academic centers in McAlester, Idabel, and Antlers. Eastern primarily offers career-oriented academic programs, including Business, Agriculture,...

“…I am very pleased with the faculty and professors at Eastern Oklahoma State College. They genuinly care for the success of all students. Every effort is made whether it is coming early or staying late to help with whatever problem the students may...” – Jaymi from Mcalester, OK

Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College is a public, 2-year institution established in Miami, Oklahoma. NEO offers a variety of degree and certificate options, with emphasis given to their Agriculture programs. Residential students at the college live in...

“…Excellent Nursing program with excellent instructors! Offers appropriate clinical rotations to support academic experiences. Would not go anywhere else!” – Linda from Jay, OK

Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology is an institution of technical education and part of the OSU system. The OSUIT curriculum is divided into 11 schools specializing in Arts & Sciences and technical subjects such as Construction...

“…OSUIT is one of the most flexible schedule schools that I have attended. They have a wonderful staff that works with you in regards to financial aid, work study, schedules, and teacher assignment.” – Amanda from Okmulgee, OK

Southwestern Christian University is a Christian liberal arts college and the first Pentecostal higher educational institution in the state of Oklahoma. SCU features a Christian Studies department as well as traditional liberal arts offerings and all...

“…Southwestern Christian University offers on campus and off campus classes or degrees online. The student services staff at this University is friendly and goes the extra mile to be helpful. The professors have the student's best interest at heart and...” – Rosie from Ozark, AL

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is a public, 4-year institution established in the city of Chickasha, and is the only public college in the state to maintain a focus on the liberal arts. USAO’s academic programs feature a unique core...

“…the university of science and arts of oklahoma is a public liberal arts university. it has small class sizes so all students get individual attention. the university provides a quality education at a low cost.” – Eva from Norman, OK

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences is a public, medical education institution established on an urban campus in Tulsa. OSU-CHS offers nearly 20 academic programs throughout its five schools of learning, awarding certificates and...

Western Oklahoma State College is a community college and the oldest 2-year institution in Oklahoma. WOSC offers 22 academic programs granting degrees and certificates. As a college located in the rural southwest, WOSC utilizes its location to offer...

“…It is a good school to get a smart start. They are very friendly and accepting of new students. It is a small school with a friendly atmosphere. ” – Carla from Altus, OK

Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology is a for-profit school of aviation with locations in Tulsa, Denver, Los Angeles, and California’s Inland Empire. Spartan College offers a pilot training curriculum as well as training programs in Aviation...

Founded by the Free Will Baptist movement, Randall University is a Christian liberal arts college just south of Oklahoma City. Randall’s academic offerings are divided into four schools: Arts and Sciences, Christian Ministry, Education, and Graduate...

Established in 1972, Moore Norman Technology Center is a public, 2-year institution with campuses located in Norman and Oklahoma City. MNTC offers over 30 one-to-two year, career-oriented programs as well as hundreds of short-term courses, providing...

Great Plains Technology Center is a technical and vocational school with two campuses in southwest Oklahoma. Great Plains offers degrees and certificates in over 70 fields of study as well as over 500 professional development courses. The technology...

Metro Technology Centers is a technical and vocational school with four campus locations in Oklahoma City. MTC confers degrees and certificates in 32 vocational fields of study. Additionally, MTC offers online certification courses in 12 career...

Named for one of the original Mercury astronauts, Gordon Cooper Technology Center is a technical and vocational school in central Oklahoma. Gordon Cooper confers degrees and certificates in 23 career-centered academic programs. In addition to its...

Located in the Muscogee Nation’s capital, the College of the Muscogee Nation is a 2-year tribal college in eastern Oklahoma. CMN confers associate degrees in Native American Studies, Tribal Services, Gaming, and Police Science. All courses emphasize...

Meridian Technology Center is a 2-year technical and vocational school serving a five-county area in northern Oklahoma. MTC confers degrees and certificates in 31 career-centered fields of study. MTC also encourages volunteerism and community service...

The Francis Tuttle Technology Center is a career and workforce training institution serving both high school juniors and seniors, as well as adult students. With three campuses and a Business Innovation Center in Oklahoma City, Francis Tuttle offers...

“…Love it here. Easy access to work and a teacher. Definitely a school for serious students.” – Lauren from Crescent, OK

Originally founded as a dental assistant training school, Community Care College is a career and vocational training academy in Tulsa. CCC offers degrees and diplomas in 11 areas of study in the Business and Healthcare fields. In addition to...

The Autry Technology Center is a career and technical training center with two campuses in northern Oklahoma. Autry confers over 25 vocational academic programs granting degrees and certificates. For working students, Autry holds several classes...

Established in 2004, Clary Sage College is a private, 2-year institution located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Clary Sage offers nine career-oriented diploma programs in various cosmetology and design fields of study. Students at Clary Sage have the...

Caddo Kiowa Technology Center is a technical and vocational school and one of the first technology centers in Oklahoma. CKTC confers degrees and certificates in 16 full-time career-centered fields of study. Additionally, CKTC hosts short-term courses...

Originally part of Phillips University, Phillips Theological Seminary is a Christian graduate school in Tulsa affiliated with the Disciples of Christ. Phillips Seminary offers four master’s degree programs in Divinity, Social Justice, Ministry, and...

Oklahoma Technical College is a technical and vocational school with a main campus and two extension sites in Tulsa. OTC offers four career-centered academic programs in Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, Welding, and HVAC-R. All courses are...

Indian Capital Technology Center Tahlequah is a workforce training academy and a campus of ICTC in eastern Oklahoma. The Tahlequah campus is home to eight vocational academic departments hosting degree and certificate-granting programs. In addition...

Indian Capital Technology Center-Muskogee is a trade school and a campus of ICTC in eastern Oklahoma. The ICTC Muskogee campus is home to 10 academic departments offering degrees and certificates in vocational fields of study. In addition to...

Kiamichi Technology Centers-Durant is a trade school and a southern Oklahoma campus of the Kiamichi Technology Centers system. KTC-Durant confers degrees and certificates in 11 technical and vocational academic programs. Additionally, the Durant...

Southwest Technology Center is a technical and vocational school in southwest Oklahoma. SWTC offers degrees and certificates in 15 career-centered fields of study. For distance-learning students, SWTC offers online classes in 12 departments....

Family of Faith Christian University is a biblically-centered institution in central Oklahoma dedicated to training future Christian disciples. Family of Faith offers a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry with four theological concentrations as...

The Kiamichi Technology Center-Talihina is a trade school and a campus of Kiamichi Technology Center in southeast Oklahoma. KTC-Talihina grants degrees and certificates in six vocational academic programs. Among these, the KTC-Talihina Environmental...

The Kiamichi Technology Center-Stigler is a technical and vocational school and an eastern Oklahoma campus of KTC. KTC-Stigler confers degrees and certificates in 11 career-centered fields of study. For working students, the Cosmetology program is...

Oral Roberts University- Online

Oral Roberts University Online is the internet hub of all Oral Roberts Christian-centered web-based courses. ORU Online confers bachelor’s degrees in 21 fields of study, including religious degrees such as Spirit-Empowered Living and Biblical...

Tulsa Technology Center is a technical and vocational school serving a seven-county area in Tulsa. With seven campus locations, Tulsa hosts 13 full-time and five part-time career training programs. To provide assistance outside of the classroom,...

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