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Fast Facts

For every dollar of state appropriations invested, the state system of higher education generates $9.40 in economic output.

More than 87% of Oklahoma residents who graduate with a bachelor's degree remain in the state and are employed in the state one year after graduation.

The number of STEM degrees and certificates conferred by state system institutions has increased 54% over the last nine years.

U.S. News and World Report ranks Oklahoma tuition and fees as 11th lowest in the nation.

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Chancellor Glen D. JohnsonWelcome From Chancellor Glen D. Johnson

As chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, I welcome you to the official website of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. You will find a wealth of information about our 25 public colleges and universities, student financial aid, how to prepare for college, the benefits of higher education and much more. I hope you find your visit to our website enjoyable and informative.

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Higher Education News

September 20, 2021 - Oklahoma’s College App Week Set for Sept. 20-24

High school seniors across the state have the unique opportunity to submit college admission applications with support from knowledgeable volunteers during Oklahoma College Application Week, Sept. 20-24.

September 14, 2021 - Grant Award Connects Two Additional Campuses to Oklahoma's Research Network

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and OneNet a $414,595 Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant to connect two more campuses to the OneOklahoma Friction Free Network (OFFN).

September 13, 2021 - State System of Higher Education’s Assessment, Course Delivery Reforms Continue Moving the Needle to Decrease Remediation Rates

Assessment and course placement reforms in Oklahoma public higher education are moving the needle to decrease remediation rates in our state.

September 10, 2021 - Chancellor Glen D. Johnson Named Chancellor Emeritus

Chancellor Glen D. Johnson was recognized as chancellor emeritus during yesterday’s meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

September 10, 2021 - State Regents Facilitate Statewide Higher Education Partnership With Coursera

At yesterday’s meeting, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved a statewide contract with Coursera, one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, to provide students, faculty and staff, and employers more opportunities for workforce and professional development at an affordable rate.

September 9, 2021 - Sen. Roger Thompson Receives Higher Education Distinguished Service Awards

Oklahoma Sen. Roger Thompson was recognized with 2020 and 2021 Distinguished Service Awards for Higher Education during today’s meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

September 9, 2021 - Rep. Mark McBride Receives Higher Education Distinguished Service Award

Oklahoma Rep. Mark McBride was recognized today with the Distinguished Service Award for Higher Education.

September 7, 2021 - New Officers Elected to Lead State Regents

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education recently elected immediate past Oklahoma Speaker of the House Jeffrey W. Hickman of Fairview as chairman of the board; former Oklahoma Attorney General Michael C. Turpen of Oklahoma City, vice chairman; retired Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven W. Taylor of McAlester, secretary; and former State Representative Dennis Casey of Morrison, assistant secretary. The new officer team will lead the nine-member board throughout the 2021-22 fiscal year, which ends June 30, 2022.


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