The University of Oklahoma

country rank  94
world rank  153

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, The University of Oklahoma is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Norman (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oklahoma City, Tulsa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Oklahoma (OU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym OU
Founded 1890
Motto Civi et reipublicae
For the citizens and for the state
Colours Crimson and cream

University Location

Address 660 Parrington Oval
Norman (population range: 50,000-249,999)
73019-3072 Oklahoma
United States
T +1 (405) 325 0311
F +1 (405) 325 7124
Other locations Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1000 Asp Avenue
Norman 73019-4076
+1 (405) 325 2252
(800) 234 6868

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Oklahoma's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation
1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018