University of Oklahoma660 Parrington Oval, Norman, United States
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About University of Oklahoma
If you're looking to attend a school where the mascots, Boomer and Sooner, are two white ponies who pull the 'Sooner Schooner Covered Wagon', then look no further! The University of Oklahoma has its quirks' but that's what the over 31,000 current students love about it. Founded in 1890 and located in the quaint city of Norman, this public research university has been ranked among the Best National Universities and Best Value Schools in the United States.
The OU campus also happens to be home to the National Weather Center. In fact, undergraduate students can apply to conduct research at the center during the summer' no matter what their area of study is! The university also boasts more than 400 student clubs and organizations, including a bustling Greek system. About 25 percent of students opt to join one of the school's 40 fraternities and sororities.
The OU campus itself is also extremely scenic and there's plenty to do and see in the surrounding area. The diverse student body shines here and OU was recently a recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. The campus even has a group called 'OU Cousins' which matches students according to hobbies, majors, and countries of special interest.
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