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The Princeton Review ranks OU top in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost. OU also ranks in the Top 10 Best Online Colleges for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report.

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The University of Oklahoma College of Professional and Continuing Studies is best characterized by the populations it serves. Our students are leaders in organizations, workplaces and the military. They manage everyday commitments and adult responsibilities, and we are here to help them every step of the way.


The OU College of Professional and Continuing Studies offers students an accessible learning environment to earn the academic credentials needed to advance their careers or pursue graduate degrees.


With our intuitive-learning-management system, our students learn and interact with instructors and classmates in 100% online, onsite or hybrid formats. You can complete all online courses on your schedule, logging in at your convenience and around your life’s demands.

Dedicated Support — Our Students are Our First Priority

Many College of Professional and Continuing Studies students are balancing family, work and life responsibilities. In addition to 100% online classes, we offer onsite options for students who want to attend class in person. Availability of onsite courses is dependent on the number of students enrolled at each location.

Upon enrollment, students gain access to a network of people whose job is to help them succeed—from our student services advisors and program directors to our dedicated distance-learning librarian and technical support team.

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The Princeton Review ranks OU top in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost.

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