Oklahoma City University

Location Oklahoma City
Established 1904
Famous For Liberal Arts and Sciences


Oklahoma City University is a private educational institution that is historically affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It was founded in 1904 as Epworth University and has a long history of providing students with a high-quality education. It offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate programs and two doctoral degrees, apart from various pre-professional programs in various fields, including business, law, education, performing arts, nursing, and theology, among others. 

The university is particularly known for its excellent performing arts programs, which include the Bass School of Music, the Wanda L. Bass School of Theatre, and the Ann Lacy School of Dance and Entertainment.

Services for International Students

The university offers a variety of services to students that help them during their study years. The campus resources include technology services, counselling services, and disability services, and there are other teams to take care of the many needs of students. 


  • 234th in the National Universities by US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 353rd in the Top Performers on Social Mobility category in the US News National Universities Rankings 
  • 251-300th in the U.S. in the 2023 QS World University Rankings
  • 264th in the US by Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022


Oklahoma City University offers on-campus accommodation through five residence halls- Walker Hall, Draper Hall, Banning Hall, Cokesbury Court, and Methodist Hall. These accommodations have all the basic amenities needed for an enjoyable on-campus life. 

About Location

Oklahoma City is the capital of the US State of Oklahoma and is known for its cowboy culture. The city has a rich cultural scene having many museums, art galleries, and theatres, and organizes a number of annual events that the students get to enjoy during their university years. They can also explore outdoor recreational activities, including biking, hiking, camping, and fishing. It is one of those cities that lets you truly have a great experience without the very high costs of living and traffic congestion that is prevalent in other major US cities. 

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