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About OCU

Oklahoma City University is a private, nonprofit university located in Oklahoma City, in the historic Uptown 23rd District. The university offers a wide variety of degrees in the liberal arts, fine arts, sciences, health care, performing arts and business. OCU is consistently ranked as one of the top universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and Oklahoma City University is also listed in Forbes' "100 Best College Buys."


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Our City

A Modern Metropolitan Setting

Home to more than 1.2 million Oklahomans and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year, the Oklahoma City metro offers an abundance of the arts, quality healthcare, excellence in education, and more. And it does so without high costs, energy shortages, or traffic congestion. It is a distinctly livable city where you can chase your dreams and still enjoy a rich quality of life.

We are Oklahoma City's University

Our campus sits in the heart of OKC in the historic and vibrant Uptown 23rd District.
Just a short drive, walk, or bike ride from campus you can explore more than a dozen diverse neighborhoods and entertainment districts featuring live music venues, local restaurants, coffee shops, food trucks, farmers markets, art events and cultural performances.

On any given night you may find yourself dining at one of the local hotspots in Automobile Alley or Deep Deuce, enjoying a festival in the Plaza District or Midtown, appreciating one of the many art galleries in the Paseo Arts District, attending a professional sporting event, catching a local or nationally touring show at the Civic Center Music Hall or the Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, playing laser tag in the Bricktown Entertainment District, or taking a stroll by beautiful Lake Hefner.


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Alumni Success

On Broadway and Wall Street, in boardrooms and hospitals, behind pulpits and cameras, our graduates excel.
They are leaders in their professions and enrich their communities, and they attribute their success to the preparation they received at Oklahoma City University.

Every year employers from all around the nation visit OCU to recruit graduates. However, many students find that Oklahoma City is the ideal place to start a career because it is a hotbed for diverse and innovative employment. Fortune 500 companies headquarter in our own backyard and major corporations are located around the city. Our grads find success.

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