We are Panhandle

Rooted in “Progress 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


OPSU named the #3 Best Value Regional College in the West in 2023


Scholarships awarded annually

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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 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 Jay Miller’s Story

“Mental health in college athletics is now at a breaking point. It is more imperative now to make sure that coaches understand their true power when dealing with their student-athletes and their future.”

Jay Miller / Coaching

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Read Jared Mayeda’s Story

“With the smaller environment and smaller town, you also get a personal touch in every class and all over campus.”

Jared Mayeda / Assistant Baseball Coach

Jared Mayeda
Read Emily Robertson’s Story

“This place has felt like a second home since the second I got here. Everyone is so supportive and truly wants to see you succeed.”

Emily Robertson / Nursing

Emily Robertson
Read Tracy Curtis’s Story

“[Memories] of great comradery and a feeling of accomplishment reminds me of the “grit” and determination our University is known for!”

Tracy Curtis / Business Administration

Tracy Curtis

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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