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Accreditation

Oklahoma State University holds institutional accreditation with the Higher Learning Commission, which is required for an institution to receive federal funding and for the students to obtain federally-back student loans. The Action Letter is the certificate to verify this standing. 

A Mission & Vision

Strategic Plan
Oklahoma State strives to promote learning, advancement of knowledge, life enrichment and economic development through teaching, research, extension, outreach and creativity. We're working to lead in the creation of a better Oklahoma, nation and world. The OSU faculty roster lists the talented individuals who help us live out this mission.

Accreditation Information

Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is an independent corporation founded in 1895 as one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. HLC accredits degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions in the North Central region comprised of 19 states, including Oklahoma. 

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Accredited OSU Programs

Area accreditation serves as a quality assurance process under which an external body evaluates services and operations of educational programs to determine if applicable standards are met. OSU holds more than 70 area accreditations across numerous fields of study.

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Accreditation History

OSU participates in the Higher Learning Commission on a recurring basis and in accordance with its guidelines and standards. Our accreditation status was approved during reviews in 1995, 2005 and 2015

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