The University of Oklahoma

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University Overview

Founded in 1890, The University of Oklahoma is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Norman (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Oklahoma. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Oklahoma City, Tulsa. Officially accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US 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 130 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. OU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
73019-3072 Oklahoma
United States
Tel +1 (405) 325 0311
Fax +1 (405) 325 7124
Other locations Oklahoma City, Tulsa

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 1000 Asp Avenue
Norman 73019-4076
(405) 325 2252
(800) 234 6868

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Oklahoma's Library
University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 4,312,631 physical volumes, 3,635,818 physical media and 318 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus's library has 3 branches.
Housing Yes
The University of Oklahoma provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,322 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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