We are Panhandle

Rooted in β€œProgress through Knowledge,” OPSU is committed to promoting excellence in the preparation of students for success in a global community.

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Our student-to-faculty ratio gives students the support they need


OPSU is the first and only public Hispanic Serving Institution in Oklahoma

Top 6

OPSU ranked Top 6 Best Colleges in Oklahoma by U.S. News & World Report


Scholarships awarded annually

What makes us Panhandle proud

A welcoming & supportive community.

We surround our students with faculty and staff who care just as much about the student’s success as they do.

Our commitment to life-long learning.

Through empowerment, innovation, access, and student-centered support, Panhandle State shapes lifelong learners and improves student outcomes.

Accessibility to quality higher education.

OPSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

First Hispanic-serving institution in Oklahoma

We recognize our call to serve, celebrate, and support the advancement of the diverse students who identify as Latino/a, Chicano/a, Mexican-American, and Hispanic.

Aggies sharing their stories

Read Jalen Partida’s Story

“I am proud of my Hispanic background and I am proud to have grown up with a family that instilled an immense pride in our culture. ”

Jalen Partida / Student

Jalen Partida
Read Tim Anderson’s Story

“I am proud to be an Aggie. Through my journey, I was able to meet so many great and impactful people. The Panhandle taught me unity, working together, and the importance of relationships”

Tim Anderson / Alumni

Tim Anderson
Read Makenzie Webster’s Story

“I want to prove that it doesn’t matter where you come from. If you have enough grit and determination to reach your goals and don’t let failure hold you back, you can get that door open to a world of opportunities waiting to be taken.”

Makenzie Webster / Student

Read Austin Jacobs’s Story

“I hope to bring a sense of honor and integrity to SGA and campus-wide. I hope to show everyone what OPSU brings to the table and make sure everyone knows that we are not only the best in the region but one of the best in the country.”

Austin Jacobs / SGA President


Panhandle Magazine

Panhandle Magazine

Showcasing Panhandle events, community, and more. Keep up with all of the new and exciting things happening on and around campus in the latest Panhandle Magazine.

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