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Research University
in Oklahoma*

*Source: U.S. News & World Report


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Why Choose the University of Oklahoma?

In-person classes aren’t for everyone. OU Online allows you to finish your bachelor's degree or earn your graduate degree on your own time. Taught by the same world-class faculty and industry leaders, you'll receive the same degree as a student attending campus classes.

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In Their Words

"I gained a perspective I didn't have before & accessed business relationships through my OU network."

Bryan Mitchell, Executive MBA in Energy

"The professors really want to see you succeed. I feel grateful this opportunity was given to me."

Doreen Henson, Indigenous Peoples Law

"I've learned a lot, and the online format lets me travel around the world without missing a thing." 

Caleb Groves, Global Affairs

About OU

Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Each year, more than 30,000 students attend one of three campus locations in Oklahoma and online. 


The Higher Learning Commission accredits the University of Oklahoma. The Higher Learning Commission is one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. Institutional accreditation evaluates an entire institution and accredits it as a whole. Other agencies provide accreditation for specific programs. Accreditation is voluntary. The Commission accredits approximately 950 institutions of higher education in a nineteen-state region. The U.S. Department of Education recognizes the Commission.

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Why OU Online?

We are a top-tier public institution offering high-quality, affordable, professional undergraduate and graduate programs committed to maintaining academic excellence online.

Our Online Programs

Every OU Online program is built on the foundation of world-class faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.

Our OU Family

When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.

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