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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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June 7, 2021 -11 Public Colleges Collaborate to Offer Statewide Applied Technology Program

The State Regents recently approved a request from 10 more state system colleges to offer the Associate in Applied Science in Applied Technology as a statewide pilot collaborative program to provide a degree completion mechanism for adult learners who have received an industry recognized credential, earned previous college credit in a technical field, or require specialized interdisciplinary training.

June 1, 2021 - State Regents' Council for Online Learning Excellence Honors Outstanding Work of Faculty, Staff, Administrators

The Council for Online Learning Excellence (COLE), an initiative of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education’s Online Education Task Force, recognized a faculty member, an administrator and two university teams for their outstanding work during Friday's State Regents meeting.

June 1, 2021 - Two Outstanding Seniors Named Chancellor Hans Brisch Scholars

Two Oklahoma high school seniors have been named Chancellor Hans Brisch Scholars for outstanding leadership, civic involvement and academic talent.

May 28, 2021 - Dr. Ronald H. White Named State Regent Emeritus

State Regent Ronald H. White, M.D., was recognized as a state regent emeritus during the May 28 meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

May 28, 2021 - Oklahoma State Regents For Higher Education Outline Qualifications for the Next Chancellor

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education outlined the qualifications they are seeking in the next person to lead the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education in a position profile released at today’s regularly scheduled meeting.

May 28, 2021 - State Regents Receive Funding for Oklahoma Colleges, Universities

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education approved today $812.8 million in state appropriations for the state system of higher education for FY 2022.

May 28, 2021 - Rep. Michael T. Osburn Receives Higher Education Distinguished Service Award

Oklahoma Rep. Mike Osburn was recognized today with the Distinguished Service Award for Higher Education.

May 28, 2021 - Warmington Sworn in as New State Regent

Edmond resident Courtney Warmington was sworn in as a member of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education during today’s State Regents’ meeting by Oklahoma County District Court Special Judge Kathryn Savage.


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