1100 Asp Avenue, Norman, OK 73019-0390 405-325-2252
About University of Oklahoma
  • Year of Foundation 1890
  • Size of Campus 3914 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 21,279
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 53% 47% 28%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $2,830 In-state, $10,814 Out of state
  • Room and Board $7,598
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 20.685
The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma. As of 2007 the university had 29,931 students enrolled, most located at its main campus in Norman. Employing nearly 3,000 faculty members, the school offers 152 baccalaureate programs, 160 master's programs, 75 doctorate programs, and 20 majors at the first professional level. David Lyle Boren, a former U.S. Senator and Oklahoma Governor, has served as President of the University of Oklahoma since 1994.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat members 14%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Lambda Delta; Chi Epsilon; Eta Kappa Nu; Eta Sigma Phi; Gamma Beta Phi Society; Golden Key International Honor Society; Honors Student Association; Mortar Board; National Society of Collegiate Scholars; Pi Tau Sigma; Pillars; Sigma Gamma Epsilon Gamm
  • Number of students in fraternities 22
  • Number of sororities 17
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Christian Fellowship, Baha'i Association, Baptist Collegiate Ministry/Baptist Student Union, Brothers Under Christ, Buddhist Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Prayer Union, Catholic Student Association
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 23%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African Student Association; American Indian Science and Engineering Society; American Indian Law Review; American Indian Student Association; Arab Student Association; Asian American Student Association; Asian Student Inte
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 22
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 15
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Parents' and Family Weekend, Theater and Dance Season, Campus Concert Series, Campus Film Series, The Big Event Community Service, New Sooner Orientation, Howdy Week, OU Cousins, Homecoming, Nights at the Student Union, University Sing, Sooner Scandals, Bi
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Oklahoma City (18), Dallas/Forth Worth, TX (200)
  • Distance to nearest train Norman (1)
  • Distance to nearest bus Norman (2)
Student Housing
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 1%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 12%
  • Number of students using college housing 28%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 56%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (70%), women's dorms, men's dorms, sorority housing, fraternity housing, apartments for married students (13%), apartment for single students (13%), special housing for disabled students (1%), special housing for international students (3%), oth
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 70%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 9
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 17%
Campus Services
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Microforms 4,316,009
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 602
  • Museums Art and Natural History Museums; Linguistics Institute; Asian Affairs Institute; Biological Field Station; Energy Center
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 12,433
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 40
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Books in Library 4,796,089
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 2,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 1,000
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of e-books 269,563
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 1,100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 31,752
  • Computer Courses No
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs ConocoPhillips, Devon Energy, IBM, Encana, BP, Tinker Air Force Base-OKC, Chesapeake Energy Services.
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City