Created in 1890, the University of Oklahoma’s Norman campus is home to all of the University of Oklahoma’s academic programs except health-related fields. OU Norman also offers some programs at the Schusterman Center, the university’s campus in Tulsa. OU enrolls more than 30,000 students, has more than 2,400 full-time faculty members, and has 21 colleges offering 163 majors at the bachelor’s level, 166 majors at the master’s level, 81 majors at the doctoral level, 27 majors at the doctoral professional level, and 26 graduate certificates. The annual operating budget at OU is $1.5 billion.
The university ranks No. 1 in the nation among all public universities in the number of National Merit Scholars it enrolls, with a record 225 National Merit Scholars in the 2010 freshman class. In addition, The Princeton Review ranks OU among the top 10 public U.S. universities in the nation in terms of academic excellence and student cost.
OU also has active and popular international exchange and study abroad programs, offering opportunities in more than 50 countries and 100 cities on six continents.