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

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


Scholarships awarded annually

See what it's like to run full speed toward your potential. 🏃‍♂️ Visit OPSU.edu today and get started on Your Path to Anywhere!🗺️

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🎉 Big shoutout to an incredible OPSU student, Parker McIntyre! 🌟 Making waves in the rodeo world, Parker's talent as a Goat Tyer has landed her a feature in Sports Illustrated Rodeo! 🏆👏 Your hard work and dedication are truly inspiring! Keep shining bright, Parker! 🌟 Read the article at www.si.com/fannation/rodeo/mcintyre-takes-central-plains-goat-tying-storm!

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OPSU has tons of different classes for all of your unique interests! 🔬Priority Enrollment ends TODAY, so be sure to meet with your advisor to enroll for next semester. What classes are you singing up for? 📚🎓

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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 Katie Richards’s Story

“Agriculture is a very important industry in Oklahoma, especially in the Panhandle.”

Katie Richards / Student

Katie Richards
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

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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