We are Panhandle

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

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17:1


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

1st


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

$5M


Scholarships awarded annually

Get to know some some of our students and why they love being an Aggie! ๐Ÿซถ๐Ÿผ

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In every step, in every smile, OPSU is here to cheer you on. ๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŽ‰ Ready to see what being an Aggie is like?! 

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๐ŸŽ‰Drumroll, please! ๐Ÿฅ Congratulations to Chandler and Shay Evans, the winners of our Panhandle Sweethearts giveaway! ๐ŸŽŠ You can read their story below.  Thank you to everyone who shared their Panhandle Sweetheart stories- reading them was so much fun! It's heartwarming to see how OPSU has been a part of your journey. Wishing you all a lifetime of happiness and love! ๐Ÿ’• #WeArePanhandle #PanhandleProud #PanhandleSweethearts

"Shay and I met our Junior year at the Methodist Student Center in 2019, thanks to MaKenze Quinn Anderson and Ramy Anderson and a conversation about organic chemistry. We started dating in December of 2019 and enjoyed having classes together and being on the homecoming court. I graduated in May of '21, and Shay graduated in May of '22. We got married in September 2023 at the Goodwell Baptist Church with Zane Newton officiating. The special part was we took our wedding pictures on OPSU's campus!"
It's a Great Day to Be an Aggie! ๐ŸŽ‰

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What makes us Panhandle proud

A welcoming & supportive community.

We surround our students with faculty and staff who care just as much about the studentโ€™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 Frank Mutandi’s Story

“I aspire to secure a position within a reputable accounting firm where I can dedicate myself to obtaining my CPA license while contributing to the organization’s success.”

Frank Mutandi / Student

Frank Mutandi
Read Brittany Way’s Story

“I aspire to become a physician and give back to the communities that played a pivotal role in my journey, like OPSU, Pratt Kansas (my community college), and my hometown in Texas.”

Brittany Way / Alumni

Brittany Way - Fall 2023 Alumni on the Move
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

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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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