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University of Oklahoma Mission

The mission of the University of Oklahoma is to provide the best possible educational experience for our students through excellence in teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the state and society.

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College of Architecture Mission

The mission of the College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma is to provide its students with a dynamic professional education in architecture, construction science, interior design, landscape architecture and regional and city planning through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in interdisciplinary, collaborative settings emphasizing excellence in education, research, and service to the community.

College of Architecture Vision

The College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma aspires to provide the world with leaders prepared to advance their professions, improve their communities, and contribute to a global society. Their success will be reflected in the national rankings of the disciplines according to third party assessments.

COA Collaboration

College of Architecture Focus

Collaboration: Five divisions under one roof, students work together in interdisciplinary, collaborative, settings at least three times before graduation.

International Perspective: 185 partner institutions throughout the world, as well as participate in international competitions prepare students to work in a global environment.

Sustainability: From design to practice, the college is a leader in research and sustainable culture for students to take to the profession.

Urban and Rural Design: Two urban studios off the main campus engage students in both urban and rural community needs.

Technology Integration: The College leads the nation in classroom technologies, with its Super Studio and Learn labs focusing on synergy across disciplines.