The University of Oklahoma is more than a respected 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.


At the University of Oklahoma, you'll find endless opportunities for fitness and fun. The following are some of the great facilities and activities that OU has to offer:

  • A 150,000 square foot, on-campus gymn that houses workout equipment, an indoor track, lockers, showers, rock climbing wall, basketball, volleyball, badminton and raquetball courts, large activity rooms, group fitness classes, weight rooms, personal training room, massage therapy room, and much more!
  • Two swimming pools. An outdoor olympic-sized pool and an indoor heated pool for year-around swimming!
  • Outdoor recreation fields that host a numer of events, including atheltic competitions
  • Tennis courts
  • Intramural sports - one of the United States' most active on any college campus with more than 12,000 participants
  • A beautiful campus where students can jog, walk or relax in a number of beautiful spots outdoors

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Housing and Food

Our students can choose from several living options, and our campus dining suits every palet!

OU guarantees on-campus housing to all freshmen and living on campus means that you are at the center of the university experience, including support, friends, and convenience. Creating a sense of family matters at OU and the residence halls will soon be your home away from home.

Good food is easy to find at OU! We have more than 20 restaurants across campus, including our cafeteria, Couch Restaurants, which has a 90% approval rating.

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Fine Arts

OU recognizes the worldwide language of art through its diverse fine arts programs. From theatre productions to orchestra concerts and art exhibits to student art organizations, OU has an abundace of opportunities to watch and get involved with nearly every form of art.

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Student Life

OU's thriving student organizations set it apart from other universities in the country. Student organizations allow students to meet their personal, professional and academic goals by giving them opportunties to participate and lead organizations that have an impact on the community. With more than 400 active student organizations on campus, each student that comes will find something that interests them. If not, OU allows students to start their own student organizations!

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OU is home to some of the nation's best athletic teams. Students at OU have the unique opportunity to watch these teams live. From football to baseball and hockey to basketball, there are games to watch year-round. While some tickets to these events are at a discount for students, many others are free!

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