Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman. Carnegie Foundation classifies it as a research university with "very high research activity.
The Norman campus has two prominent museums, the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, specializing in French Impressionism and Native American artwork, and the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, specializing in the natural history of Oklahoma. US News & World Report ranks OU in the top 50 (No. 41) in the "Top Public Schools - National Universities" category.
The university offers 155 majors across 15 schools and colleges: College Of Architecture, College Of Arts And Sciences, College Of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences, Michael F. Price College Of Business, Mewbourne College Of Earth And Energy, Jeannine Rainbolt College Of Education, Gallogly College Of Engineering, Weitzenhoffer Family College, College Of Fine Arts, Graduate College, Gaylord College Of Journalism And Mass Communication, College Of Law, Honors College, Reserve Officers Training Corps, College Of International Studies, University Outreach College Of Continuing Education, College Of Liberal Studies, College Of Allied Health, College Of Dentistry, College Of Medicine, Fran And Earl Ziegler College Of Nursing, College Of Pharmacy, Graduate College and College Of Public Health. The most popular majors at University of Oklahoma include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Engineering; Health Professions and Related Programs; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; and Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities.
The total student population at the University of Oklahoma is more than 26,200 of which over 19,900 are enrolled at the undergraduate level. The student to faculty ratio at the university is 18:1 and the acceptance rate is 78%.
The university is ranked first among public universities in enrollment of National Merit Scholars and among the top ten in the graduation of Rhodes Scholars. The university has a generous financial aid programs as 87% of its students are receive one or the other form of financial assistance.
Notable Alumni: James Garner (American actor, producer, and voice artist), Adrian Lewis Peterson (American football running back for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League)
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