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Mission & Vision

Our Mission

Oklahoma City University embraces the United Methodist tradition of scholarship and service and welcomes all faiths in a culturally rich community dedicated to student success. Men and women pursue academic excellence through a rigorous curriculum focused on students’ intellectual, moral, and spiritual development to prepare them to become effective leaders in service to their communities. 

Our Vision

Oklahoma City University, a private, church-related institution, aspires to be a premier university for the liberal arts and the professions, with respect to:

  • Academic excellence that cultivates character,
  • Student success and welfare,
  • Personalized education that encourages service, leadership, and spiritual growth,
  • Local community and economic development, including the use of global relationships, and
  • Cultural leadership in our community and state.