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Universities & Colleges in Oklahoma

University City
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman
Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Stillwater
University of Tulsa Tulsa
Oklahoma City University Oklahoma City
Oklahoma Baptist University Shawnee
Oklahoma Christian University Edmond
Oral Roberts University Tulsa
Southwestern Christian University Bethany
Oklahoma Wesleyan University Bartlesville
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Chickasha
East Central University Ada
Bacone College Muskogee
Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College Moore
University of Central Oklahoma Edmond
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford
Northwestern Oklahoma State University Alva
Northeastern State University Tahlequah
Oklahoma Panhandle State University Goodwell
Rogers State University Claremore
Southeastern Oklahoma State University Durant
Mid-America Christian University Oklahoma City
Brown Mackie College-Tulsa Tulsa
Platt College Oklahoma City
DeVry University-Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Platt College Tulsa
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City
Family of Faith College Shawnee
Phillips Theological Seminary Tulsa
Cameron University Lawton
Langston University Langston
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Tulsa
Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology-Okmulgee Okmulgee
Southern Nazarene University Bethany
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology Tulsa
Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Oklahoma City
Saint Gregorys University Shawnee
University of Phoenix-Oklahoma City Campus Oklahoma City
University of Phoenix-Tulsa Campus Tulsa

Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the USA. It is the 28th populous state in the country and is often called by the informal name- The Sooner State. The state is a major producer of many items in the USA, such as natural gas, and agriculture and has an economic base that relies mostly on aviation, biotechnology and communication. Since the state is located in the Great Plains and the U.S. Interior Highlands, Oklahoma experiences moderate to extreme climates.

In Oklahoma, there are more than 25 Native American languages spoken and the cost of living is lower than the average of other states.

Education
Education in Oklahoma is considered to be one of the best in the country with ample choices of courses and subjects. The educational infrastructure is vast and well developed in the state. While there are maple schools at various district and city levels, The University of Oklahoma and The University of Central Oklahoma are the two primary public institutions that offer higher education in the state. Oklahoma State University is another public university that offers education in various courses. There are many colleges and universities in the state that offers top level business courses in varied fields, especially business.

Tuition fees/Loans
College expenses vary in Oklahoma, with public colleges and universities costing obviously cheaper than the private ones. One of the most significant expenses is the cost of classes, which include utility costs, professors' salaries and laboratory equipment. Tuition fees for most courses at the various Oklahoma state colleges are lower than many states on an average. At the research universities, students can expect to pay average yearly fees of $15227, while in regional universities, the yearly average cost is around $9946 on an average. There are academic service fees that are added to tuition fees that come to $292 in regional universities on an average.

In the 2011 session, around 8,626 international students enrolled in various colleges in Oklahoma, with most of the students from countries namely, China, India, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Nigeria . Like most other states of USA, governmental funding is not available for international students. Students can take up scholarships and fellowship programs to fund their studies. Most students use their own savings for getting admission in various Oklahoma colleges and universities, and many students even take internships and part time jobs to fund their daily expenses.

Courses and Careers
Oklahoma colleges and Universities have different course at the graduate, undergraduate and research levels. Biotechnology is a outstanding choice here, while students can also take courses in business, science, information systems, designing and sports. All colleges and universities are actively in sports activities, so the campus activities are full of fun and recreation. Many native students also turn up in various universities to study law, while business and science courses are popular choices for international students. Oklahoma can be a great choice for international students as the course fees are lesser than many states and the ambience is just brilliant in most state run universities.

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