University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Admissions and School Info

The University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma was founded in 1890. It is a doctoral degree college and the main campus of the University of Oklahoma.

General Information about University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma offers 158 baccalaureate majors, 167 master's programs and 81 doctoral level majors, as well as 24 graduate certificates. OU has also been home to 27 Rhodes Scholars.

The University of Oklahoma is known for its fantastic museums. It has one of the two largest university natural history museums in the world. The oldest work of art ever found in North America is housed there. OU also has Galileo's own copy of his work.

Former governor and U.S. senator David Boren is OU President. He personally teaches an introductory course in political science each semester.

Admissions and Enrollment

Applications to the University of Oklahoma can be submitted online or by mail. A nonrefundable application fee is required for both types of application. UO recommends a strong college preparatory program throughout high school. Students are automatically admitted if they meet the criteria of a 3.0 GPA and rank in the top 25 percent of their graduating class, or a combination of an acceptable ACT or SAT score and a 3.0 GPA and graduate in the top 50 percent of their graduating class.

Colleges of Oklahoma University

College of Architecture

Students of the College of Architecture can earn one of five bachelor's degrees in fields like architecture, construction science and interior design. Graduate students can choose from one of four programs including architecture, landscape design and egional and city planning.

College of Arts and Sciences

OU's College of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1892. Since its inception, it has grown to include more than 28 departments. The 7,500 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students can choose from a variety of programs from the College of Arts and Sciences' three schools, six interdisciplinary programs and four research units. Students can choose between humanities, professional disciplines or the social sciences.

College of Atmospheric and Geographical Sciences

Students of Oklahoma University's College of Atmospheric and Geographical Sciences have the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in geography, geographic information science, or meteorology. The College of Atmospheric and Geographical Sciences provides a logical path for graduate and professional study in such programs as education, law, public policy, urban and regional planning.

Michael F. Price College of Business

OU's Michael F. Price College of Business offers its students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree as well as graduate-level degrees. Undergraduate students can choose from one of 11 majors. Graduate students can earn an MBA with one of six specialties. Students may continue their education by obtaining enrolling in the MIS doctoral program.

Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy

The Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy offers students three programs. Undergraduate students can earn one of three bachelors's degrees, while graduate students can choose between four M.S. degrees. Mewbourne College also offers four Ph.D. programs.

Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Students of Jeanine Rainbolt College of Education can earn a variety of both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The graduate program offers three choices including adult and higher education, educational administration, curriculum and supervision, and educational studies. Master's and doctoral level degrees are available in counseling, instructional psychology and technology, and special education.

College of Engineering

The more than 1,800 undergraduate and 450 graduate students of the College of Engineering are offered the choice of six different schools. Each of the six schools offer M.S. degrees as well as Ph.D. degrees.

Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts

OU's Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts consists of colleges of art, art history, dance, drama, music and musical history The 1100 fine arts students have the opportunity to earn a variety of bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees.

Graduate College

Since 1909 University of Oklahoma's Graduate College has served more than 50,000 students. The Graduate School is the home for master's students and doctoral students in the many colleges of Oklahoma University.

Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College

Oklahoma University's Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College provides support and challenge for the intellectually motive undergraduate students of OU. It supports students from all of the colleges of OU. Honors courses are taught in more than 50 majors.

School of International & Area Studies

The School of International Studies is in its second year as an independent degree granting program. Students can choose from majors focusing on Asia, Europe, East Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and Russia. Students may also major in the areas of international security and international studies.

Gaylord College of Journalism

Gaylord College of Journalism offers bachelor's degrees in advertising, broadcast and electronic media, professional writing, and public relations. It also offers a myriad of graduate degrees including M.A.'s, and MPW, and a Ph.D. in mass communications.

College of Law

University of Oklahoma's College of Law was founded in 1909. Since that time it has grown to become the largest law school in the state. There are more than 500 students enrolled in its Juris Doctor program. In addition to the J.D. program many students are enrolled in the University's joint degree programs.

College of Liberal Studies

The College of Liberal Studies at the University of Oklahoma strives to provide a quality interdisciplinary education to students who are not able to complete their education traditionally. The College of Liberal Studies offers a myriad of convenient options. Both undergraduate and graduate students can do their entire degree program online, through independent study, or through evening and weekend classes.

Contact Information

  • Address: 660 Parrington Oval, Norman, OK 73019
  • Phone Number: (405) 325-0311