The University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK

Overview

The University of Oklahoma is a coeducational public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma. Founded in 1890, it had existed in Oklahoma Territory near Indian Territory for 17 years before the two became the state of Oklahoma.
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Population

As of 2015, OU had 28,966 students enrolled.

Admission Rate

80%

Tuition & Fees

In state: $24,786

Out of State: $38,172

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Football

7 National Championships

44 Conference Championships

8 Big 12 Conference Titles

28 Bowl Wins in 48 Games

Student Organizations

OU offers many student organizations ranging from Greek Life, to academic and religious organizations. They also offer many different types of sports and performing activities.

Academics

In 2015 OU became the first public university in U.S. history to be ranked No. 1 in freshman National Merit Scholars enrolled.

Housing

Suite Style (Adams, Couch and Walker Centers)
Double: $5,140/semester; $10,280/year
Single: $6,699/semester; $13,398/year

Community Style (Cate Center and David L. Boren Hall)
Double: $4,577/semester; $9,154/year
Single: $5,737/semester; $11,474/year

Super Suites (Couch and Walker Centers)
Availability is limited.
Quad: $5,140/semester; $10,280/year
Triple: $6,142/semester; $12,284/year

Mascot

Boomer and Sooner are two Welsh Ponies who represent the University of Oklahoma as mascots for the University and its sports teams, the Oklahoma Sooners. The ponies pull the Sooner Schooner, a Conestoga wagon across the field when the football team scores.

Conclusion

The University of Oklahoma is known for their outstanding academic opportunities as well as the ability to be involved in athletics, student organizations, and many other activities during your time at OU!