The University of Oklahoma is more than a respected Big 12 university with a reputation for excellence. Yes, you will fall in love with the buzz of energy that dances up the historic South Oval. Yes, you will fall in love with the breathtaking scenery–Oklahoma’s own Central Park. Yes, you will be inspired by the leaders of tomorrow that you will interact with in class. You will become a better you. But more than all that, you will feel like you found a piece of your heart that you didn’t know was missing. You will find your home here. So come home. The only thing missing is you.
Your Sooner Experience
With more than 350 student organizations and numerous leadership opportunities, students can create their own story at OU. By focusing on students, OU is preparing Sooners to succeed both on campus and beyond graduation.
Housing & Food Services
You'll love the many housing options for freshmen at OU. Living on campus ensures that you will be in the center of support, friends and convenience. You can find just the right fit for you within an exceptional residential community of students and faculty. Creating a sense of family matters at OU and the residence halls will become your home away from home.
The mission of University College is to assist new students in making a successful transition to the University and in building a solid foundation for further academic success.
At OU, we are proud of our rich history and culturally diverse student body, representing all 50 states, over 50 tribal affiliations, and over 100 foreign countries.
When President David L. Boren arrived at OU 16 years ago, he said one of his top priorities was “to provide our students with new opportunities to prepare for the international environment in which we live and work.”
The University of Oklahoma is home to one of the most storied intercollegiate athletics programs in the nation. The Sooners boast 26 national championships in men's and women's sports, 240 team conference championships and more than 800 All-Americans. The success of OU's teams contribute to a sense of pride in the community and across the state.
The University of Oklahoma is home to a beautiful campus full of incredible architecture, plenty of fountains and an abundance of areas to play, study and relax.