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About OU

Founded in 1890, the University of Oklahoma is a public research university located in Norman, Oklahoma just 20 mins. south of Oklahoma City. OU’s Norman undergraduate population is just over 20,000, giving students a major university experience in a private college atmosphere. With three campuses in Oklahoma, OU also offers study abroad opportunities at several locations and OU campuses overseas.

 



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LOCATION
Norman, OK

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FOUNDED
1890

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
21,844

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MAJORS
170


Sooner Schooner on football field

OU MASCOTS
The Sooner Schooner is a covered wagon pulled by two white ponies, Boomer and Sooner.

Traditions

EVANS HALL

BOOMER SOONER
The origins of "Boomer Sooner" go back to the Oklahoma Land Run & the boom of a single shot gun.

History of "Boomer Sooner"