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Descriptions of Academic Programs, Degree Offerings, Instructional Facilities and Labs and Instructional Personnel

Information on OPSU’s academic programs, degree offerings, instructional, laboratory, and other physical plant facilities that relate to the academic program, and faculty and other instructional personnel facilities are available from the various departments and colleges and from the online OPSU Catalog in the Registrar’s Office. You can also find detailed information regarding programs in each academic college.

Facilities and Services for Disabled Students

Student Disability Services (SDS) is committed to providing a community that ensures full participation for students. SDS provides assistance to students that will facilitate their independence and academic progress. For information on facilities and services for disabled students, contact OPSU Student Disability Services, Marvin E McKee Library 107B, Tel: 580-349-1556.

Accreditation Information

OPSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), which may be reached at 230 S. LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1413, phone (800) 621-7440. Details of accreditation by academic program can be found in the OPSU Catalog.

Transfer Credit Policies

Policies related to transfer of credit earned at another institution is available in the Office of Admissions, and in the OPSU Catalog.

Textbook Information

OPSU students pay a per credit hour fee which covers the rental of many basic textbooks. Students are responsible for the care of the books and for the books’ return at the close of each semester. If textbooks are damaged or not returned by the last day of the semester, the student will be charged the full replacement cost for the books. Some specialized textbooks are not available by rental and must be purchased by the student. Supplies, study aids, laboratory manuals, gifts, cards, holiday items, and clothing are available for purchase in the store as well.

Employment of Graduates

Information on types of employment obtained by graduates of OPSU’s degree programs is available from the OPSU Office of Career Services.

Retention Rates and Completion/Graduation Rates

Retention and graduation rates are available from the OPSU Office of Institutional Research.

Retention and Graduation Rates for Student Athletes

This information must be provided to student athletes, their parents, high school coaches, and guidance counselors when an athletically-related student aid offer is made. The NCAA provides this information directly to high schools. For information, contact the OPSU Athletic Compliance Department.