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Fast Facts

For every dollar of state appropriations invested, the state system of higher education generates $9.40 in economic output.

More than 87% of Oklahoma residents who graduate with a bachelor's degree remain in the state and are employed in the state one year after graduation.

The number of STEM degrees and certificates conferred by state system institutions has increased 54% over the last nine years.

U.S. News and World Report ranks Oklahoma tuition and fees as 11th lowest in the nation.

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Chancellor Glen D. JohnsonWelcome From Chancellor Glen D. Johnson

As chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, I welcome you to the official website of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. You will find a wealth of information about our 25 public colleges and universities, student financial aid, how to prepare for college, the benefits of higher education and much more. I hope you find your visit to our website enjoyable and informative.

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Higher Education News

October 1, 2021 - 2022-23 FAFSA Now Available to Oklahoma Students

High school seniors and current college students looking for federal and state financial aid to attend college next fall should complete the 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.

September 24, 2021 - National Higher Education and Business Leader Named New Chancellor by State Regents

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education announced today the selection of national higher education and business leader Allison D. Garrett as the next chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education.

September 20, 2021 - Oklahoma’s College App Week Set for Sept. 20-24

High school seniors across the state have the unique opportunity to submit college admission applications with support from knowledgeable volunteers during Oklahoma College Application Week, Sept. 20-24.

September 14, 2021 - Grant Award Connects Two Additional Campuses to Oklahoma's Research Network

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and OneNet a $414,595 Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant to connect two more campuses to the OneOklahoma Friction Free Network (OFFN).

September 13, 2021 - State System of Higher Education’s Assessment, Course Delivery Reforms Continue Moving the Needle to Decrease Remediation Rates

Assessment and course placement reforms in Oklahoma public higher education are moving the needle to decrease remediation rates in our state.

September 10, 2021 - Chancellor Glen D. Johnson Named Chancellor Emeritus

Chancellor Glen D. Johnson was recognized as chancellor emeritus during yesterday’s meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.


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State System COVID-19 FAQs (PDF, 169k)

Campus Response to COVID-19 (last updated 4/5/21) (PDF, 407k)

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Administrative Rules (proposed changes)

2020 Chancellor Hans Brisch Scholars Announced

2019 Economic Impact Study (RegionTrack Report) (external PDF)

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Remediation Rates by High School.