The University of Oklahoma, founded in 1892, is a public, comprehensive institution. It is rapidly becoming a pacesetter for public higher education. The school's current students have the best academic records in the history of the state. OU ranks first per capita among public universities in the nation in the number of National Merit Scholars on its campus and second only to Harvard among all universities in the United States. Many of the school's faculty members and programs have established international reputations. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Continuing Education, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Geosciences, and Liberal Studies. The U of Oklahoma provides outstanding educational experiences for students both inside and outside the classroom. It is one of the few public universities to receive the Templeton Foundation Award as a Character-Building College for stressing the value of community. To encourage more informal contacts between faculty and students and to enhance opportunities for mentoring, every floor in the residence halls and all fraternities and sororities have adopted individual faculty members in the Adopt-A-Prof program. OU has also established a faculty-in-residence program in which faculty members and their families live in apartments in the student residence halls. Its 3,200-acre campus is located in Norman, 15 miles south of Oklahoma City.

Read More
collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
22,003
Undergraduates
10,408
Men - 47.3%
11,596
Women - 52.7%
0
Graduate Students
Admissions iconAdmissions
See More
Admissions iconAdmissions
expand icon
Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
85% of 17,318 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.66
SAT Math
570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
580-670 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23-29 range of middle 50%
Financials iconFinancials
See More
Financials iconFinancials
expand icon
Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,593
Out-of-state: $44,397
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,312
Out-of-state: $25,116
Room and Board
$11,700
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$16,162
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,521
Academics iconAcademics
See More
Academics iconAcademics
expand icon
Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,594
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
15%
10-19
32%
20-29
22%
30-39
14%
40-49
7%
50-99
7%
Over 100
4%
Campus life iconCampus Life
See More
Campus life iconCampus Life
expand icon
Norman Population
125,762
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Oklahoma City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
31% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Sooners
Sororities
33% of women participate
Fraternities
26% of men participate
Students iconStudents
See More
Students iconStudents
expand icon
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3%
Asian
7.2%
Black/African-American
4.8%
Hispanic/Latino
12.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
9.4%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.1%
White
60.8%
Unknown
1.6%
International Students
2.9%
First-Year Students Returning
88.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
40%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid data displayed on CollegeData’s college profiles is from the 2021-22 academic year.
A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2022 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.