Stillwater, OK 74078-1015
Accrediting Agency:North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Oklahoma State University is a four-year public institution located in Stillwater. The school was originally established in 1890 as Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College. Today, OSU serves as the flagship institution of the Oklahoma State University System and has an enrollment of more than 24,000 students. Bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs are available through the school. In 2012, U.S. News & World Report ranked OSU number 70 on its list of the top public schools in the nation. Additionally, the school’s online graduate programs in business earned recognition in categories such as faculty credentials and training, student engagement and accreditation, and student services and technology.
Since its founding more than a century ago, Oklahoma State University has expanded its course offerings far beyond their initial scope. Available areas of study include, but are not limited to, arts and sciences, education, architecture, business, and veterinary health. Graduate programs area also available in areas such as animal science, business administration, engineering, and zoology. For those looking to balance the demands of their busy personal and professional lives, distance learning options may be ideal. Online programs offered through OSU include business administration, human development and family science, nutritional science, and engineering, to name a few.
Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools since 1916. The school has also received specialized accreditation status for their programs in marriage and family therapy, dietetics, speech-language pathology, veterinary medicine, music, theatre, and teacher education.
Interested individuals can submit their application to OSU via the school’s website. There is a $40 application fee for undergraduate students. Official high school transcripts and SAT or ACT score reports are also required for first-time freshmen. For those who have previously completed other college course work, official college transcripts are required. Transfer students with less than 24 credits will still need to submit SAT or ACT scores and high school transcripts. In 2011, 82% of undergraduate applicants were accepted. For more information about the graduate admissions process, please visit OSU’s website or contact the admissions office directly.