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...

“…OU professors really teach you to think for yourself, especially your English professors. OU professor also teach you different research skills. You really do have to study a lot to make the grade but it is worth it. There are so many diverse...” – Jayla from Tulsa, OK

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...

“…While classes can be big at any University, Oklahoma State is freshman friendly. As a freshman, you're bound to have some classes getting as big as 300 students and as small as 10-25, but despite the large difference, every single one of my...” – Adam from Tulsa, 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...

“…Not only am I learning SO much in regards to my media major and other general courses, I feel that I am learning so much about life and how to be a prospect for change in my community.” – Chris from Tulsa, 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...

“…I love the University of Tulsa's curriculum. All students have to take certain classes, and it helps to break up your classes that are all focused on your major. Also, all liberal arts majors are required to have a minor (and science majors are...” – Faith from Tulsa, OK

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...

“…I feel that I am challenged by several of my teachers. My English composition teacher Ms. Keller really helped me learn how to write a cohesive and interesting essay. My public speaking teacher helped me get over my fear of formally speaking in front...” – Shavonne from Oklahoma City, OK

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 classes here are challenging, but the instructors understand that you have other classes so they don't overload you.” – Lauren from Bixby, 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,...

“…NSU is a nice school where you feel safe. ” – Tayla from Tulsa, 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...

“…Classes are small which provides you with one on one time with your professors which is great, because being a full time college student sometimes you may be busy during tutoring hours. So if you can talk to your professor and get help in class, you...” – Shyla from Tulsa, OK

Tulsa Community College

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...

“…Tulsa Community College is a perfect way to start your academic career, or to get the technical skills you need to start working right away. The the size of the campuses make it easy to navigate between classes, or you can choose online classes so...” – Grandma, back in school.

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...

Oklahoma Christian University

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....

“…For the technology they give you and all the things you get to do just for being a student, OC is affordable and worth every dollar of it.” – Ty from Oklahoma City, OK

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 first semester I learned a great deal! I would say, more than most my time at high school combined! Cameron University is a great collage. People are friendly and helpful. I have amazing instructors, too! They are eager to help each student, and...” – Sarah from Geronimo, 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....

“…I am a Piano Performance Major with and emphasis on Pedagogy. I have wanted to continue learning and developing my music talents and I have found that it is so easy to do that here at OBU. The classes are amazing! The core classes, classes specific...” – Alyssa from Oklahoma City, OK

East Central University

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...

“…My classes are just right in size. From the class of 6 to the class of 21 they all have been appropriate for learning. I have had great teachers, each one wants me to learn and take something from the classes.” – Whitney from Stonewall, OK

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...

“…The instructors here have a unique perspective and teaching style that really helps students absorb the material in a fun way.” – Rosonna from Delaware, 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...

“…The professors are great. They actually care about you and your grades. The reason I believe I learn a lot is because those teachers have a passion to actually teach you something. I love how much I've learned in the short time I've been here!” – Mathew from Mcloud, 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...

“…The professors here are very knowledgeable. They are willing to help students outside of the classroom. The class sizes are small and give you a better one-on-one experience with the professor.” – Bryanna from Durant, OK

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 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...

“…This school is absolutely amazing for an educational experience. I am attending an off-site campus and receiving my credit at Oklahoma City Community College. Since being here my knowledge level has changed dramatically, before I knew almost nothing...” – Meryl from Moore, 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...

“…What you learn is very dependent on what you put into it. If you're really eager to learn, there are a ton of great faculty that are eager to share their knowledge.” – Jace from Chicago, IL

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....

“…Connor is a small schoole, which makes it easer to get help on work and other things. They offer free tutoring for everyone. Connorss has a rodieo team and a place you can bored your horse. ” – Karen from Checotah, 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...

“…If a student wants to learn at Northwestern, the opportunities are here. The teachers (for the most part) are more than willing and always ready to help when needed. People always want to say that small schools do not teach as much, but I know I am...” – Myka from Ponca City, OK

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...

“…Yes I'm learning much from academics and also living on your own. Coming from a city to a little suburb can be such a culture shock but in the end you will get adjusted and will make a ton of friends. You will learn a a lot and from other people and...” – Sarai from Chicago, IL

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...

“…Love it there!” – Kristin from Ardmore, OK

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...

“…If you are looking for a school that will help you get where you want to be, then this is the school. The cost for the courses are very affordable. And the academic advisors are top-notch and guide you every step of the way. Thank you OSU-OKC” – Samantha from Guthrie, 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...

“…The instructors are really helpful. The campus is very nice. Classes are very informative. ” – Danielle from Ulysses, KS

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,...

Northern Oklahoma College

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...

“…Northern Oklahoma College is a great college! The teachers are always understanding and helpful. NOC is cheap and affordable!” – Haley from Blackwell, 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...

“…The classes at Redlands are great and the professors are always willing to help, whether you are behind or just have some questions about finals. Another plus is that the credits transfer to almost every college in the state.” – Jenifer from Amber, 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,...

“…Get involved! There are so many fun activities around! It can only be a good experience if you make it one.” – Rachel 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...

“…Considering that this was a junior college, i wasn't particularly expecting to learn as much as i did. The teachers are great, i learned alot and graduated with my Associates degree. ” – Graduated Norseman

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...

“…Take the ACT and try to take it serious but don't panic you can always take it again.” – Dakota from Moore, 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...

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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...

“…I have a great time learning. The teachers are smart and helpful. The lecture open up a whole new world to a student and really get every one thinking. I am a history major and have been able to work within my major since my first semester here. ” – Victoria from Yukon, 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...

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...

“…At Hillsdale I have been stretched in my knowledge. Many people think that at a Private “church” school you don’t learn as much as others who attend a different school, well I beg to differ. I have really expanded my knowledge since I have been...” – Jessica from Buhl, ID

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...

“…I am hopping that i can attend this school to better learn the job of welding and improve my career for my future.” – Ruston from Oklahoma City, 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...

“…oh yeah” – Quentin from Enid, OK

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...

“…good” – Blessed from Nigeria

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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