Oklahoma State University at Stillwater is the flagship institute of the Oklahoma State University System, a multi-campus, land grant, educational system. This public co-educational institution for higher education is based in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
The university was opened in 1890 as a land-grant university and was named Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College. Initially, the institution had no buildings, books, nor curriculum. The classes were held in a local church. In 1894, the college shifted to its first academic building. Over the years, the college included advance courses and new institutions. The college became the Oklahoma State University in 1957.
Oklahoma State University at Stillwater awards bachelorís and masterís degrees in over 200 areas, professional degrees in osteopathic and veterinary medicines, and education degrees in selected fields. The university offers quality education through cutting-edge resources and facilities.
OSU at Stillwater encompasses the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources; College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology; and the Center for Health Sciences. It also contains the Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, College of Education, Graduate College, Honors College, College of Human Environmental Sciences, and the William S. Spears School of Business.
Edmon Low Library, established in 1953 on the university campus, holds over 1.5 million volumes, 2.1 million microform units, and more than 165,000 maps.
The universityís Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources is committed to helping people in Oklahoma through its research-based information. Other services provided within the campus to the students are a writing center, health center providing a wide range of health services, minority and international student services, and the Colvin Physical Education Center.
Oklahoma State University at Stillwater is ranked by the Princeton Review as one of the best higher educational institutions in the western United States. It has been honored as one of America's Best College Buys in the annual U.S. News and World Report rankings.