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About Oklahoma City University

OKC's University

Oklahoma City University is a coeducational, urban private university located in Oklahoma City, in the Uptown district. The university is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts, fine arts, sciences and business. The only Oklahoma institution listed in the top tier of the regional, master's-level university category by U.S. News and World Report, Oklahoma City University is also listed in Forbes' "Best Christian Colleges" & "100 Best College Buys."

Six Oklahoma City University students stand in front of the Gold Star tower as the sun sets behind them.

Outstanding Programs

More than 70 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate degrees (including a law degree, MBA and two doctoral programs), and advanced degree programs for working adults.

Special Opportunities

Service-learning opportunities across the curriculum; University Honors Program; OCULEADS, a scholarship and leadership program; OCU-Doers Taiwan Study Program; Center for Interpersonal Studies through Film and Literature; Washington Semester Program; study abroad program; and more!

Experienced Faculty

Seventy-eight percent of our faculty members hold the highest degrees in their fields. Professors, not graduate assistants, teach all classes.

Personalized Attention

Student/faculty ratio of 11:1 and class sizes of about 17 for freshmen and 13 for upperclassmen

Diverse Environment

More than 1,800 undergraduate students and 600 graduate students from 46 states and 43 foreign countries

Active Campus

More than 80 student-led organizations, including seven national fraternities and sororities, our own chapter of Habitat for Humanity, multicultural student associations, student government and more.

Stellar Athletics

The Stars have won 60 national championships, including the 2015 NAIA men's cross country championship, claiming that title for the third consecutive year. OCU student-athletes have maintained an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher for 13 straight years.

Ideal Location

Our 104 park-like acres reside in the heart of Oklahoma City, just minutes from a diverse range of educational, social, cultural and recreational opportunities.

Exceptional Financial Support

More than $34 million awarded annually in academic merit or performance scholarships, with awards ranging from $1,000 to $10,000. Many other scholarship programs such as the Clara Luper Scholars and the American Indian Scholarship Program offer assistance to our students. More than 90 percent of students receive academic merit, performance or need-based financial aid.