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COLLEGES & PROGRAMS

The University of Oklahoma enrolls over 30,000 students, has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members and has 21 colleges offering 166 majors at the baccalaureate level, 153 majors at the master’s level, 79 majors at the doctoral level, 36 majors at the doctoral professional level, and 34 graduate certificates.

Your support allows OU colleges and programs to meet immediate needs and pursue exciting opportunities that enhance our students' educational experiences. Private giving has drastically increased the amount of scholarships and fellowships available to bright, deserving students; allowed the university to attract and retain exemplary faculty through endowed professorships and chairs; and provided resources to offer curriculum and experiential learning opportunities that evolve with the pace of industry and society.

Use the links below to learn about opportunities to supports OU's colleges and programs.

OU faculty, staff and retirees can support student and campus initiatives through the Campus Campaign. Click here to learn more about Campus Campaign and to access the payroll deduction form.

Norman Campus

The University of Oklahoma College of Architecture prides itself on providing students with a dynamic professional education in architecture, construction science, interior design, landscape architecture and regional and city planning through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in interdisciplinary and collaborative settings emphasizing excellence in education, research and service to the community.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships & Study Abroad Support
  • Development of High-Performance Simulation Lab
  • Advance the Center for Middle Eastern Architecture and Culture (CMEAC)
  • Endowment - Service Learning for Study Abroad Programs

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Architecture.

As the largest and most diverse unit within the University, the College of Arts & Sciences educates students through undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the humanities, the social sciences, the sciences, and through its professional schools and interdisciplinary programs. The College also provides educational opportunities for students enrolled in other colleges of the University.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Study Abroad Travel Awards
  • Student Career Development

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Arts and Sciences.

The mission of the College of Atmospheric & Geographic Sciences is to provide a world-class academic experience that promotes innovation and research, leading to advanced education and exciting careers in geography, environmental sustainability, meteorology, climate, geographic information science, and global environmental concerns.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences.

The Michael F. Price College of Business ensures the global competitiveness of Oklahoma and the nation.

At Price College, we tackle the biggest business issues of our time by generating business insights and preparing the leaders to deploy and improve upon them.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Dean's Excellence Fund
  • Energy Management Program
  • MBA Program
  • Scholarships
  • JCPenney Leadership Program

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the Price College of Business.

The Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy provides an academic environment for the development of tomorrow's academic and industry leaders that contains the full breadth of the University of Oklahoma's educational experience while continuing to provide close ties to engineering fundamentals and the science base in geology and geophysics.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Individual scholarships, fellowships and graduate teaching assistantships
  • Group scholarships for field and laboratory education
  • Student participation in national and international competitions and conferences
  • Student organization support, convocation ceremonies and other milestone events
  • Funds for the maintenance and replacement of equipment in teaching labs

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy.

The mission of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education is to promote inquiry and practices that foster democratic life and that are fundamental to the interrelated activities of teaching, research and practice in the multi-disciplinary field of education.

Current giving priorities include:

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education.

The goal of the faculty, staff, and advisers of the Gallogly College of Engineering is to provide our students a transforming experience of learning, discovery, and innovation. Our vision is to produce graduates and knowledge sought first in tomorrow’s technology-driven world. This is being accomplished by attracting a talented and diverse college community and empowering them to transform quality of life through education, research and development.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Program Support

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the Gallogly College of Engineering.

The Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts, as part of the University of Oklahoma, recognizes the universal language of the Arts and the integral role of the Arts in the improvement of the human condition in a culturally diverse environment.  The Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts provides excellence in arts education, scholarship, and creative activities, and the nurture of its students by maintaining a university environment in which the highest professional standards are exemplified through its faculty.  The College promotes the Arts through statewide community-based outreach programs. As the Center for the Arts in the State of Oklahoma, the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts is dedicated to bringing recognition to the state within the national community.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Student Scholarships
  • Program Support
  • Facility Enhancements and Upgrades

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts.

The Honors College at the University of Oklahoma provides a supportive and challenging academic program for intellectually motivated undergraduate students. Offering an enriching interdisciplinary curriculum through its diverse programs, the Honors College supports students in a full range of academic pursuits. Carefully designed small classes, a collegial environment, and close advising prepare students for advanced study leading to the bachelor of arts, bachelor of science, or any other bachelors degree offered at the University. The Honors College at the University of Oklahoma seeks to inspire students to a lifetime of broad intellectual curiosity and continuing self-sustained inquiry and personal growth.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Presidential Teaching Fellows
  • Study Abroad Scholarships
  • High Honors 
  • Katharine J. Gross Scholarship

Contact Lisa Tucker to learn more about opportunities to support the Honors College.

The College of International Studies (CIS) was officially created in January 2011 as a reflection of President David Boren’s vision of advancing international educational opportunities for all OU students. Today CIS houses the Dean’s Staff, the academic Department of International and Area Studies, the Office of Education Abroad, the Office of International Student Services, the OU in Arezzo Study Center and a number of other international institutes and centers. Together, these various offices, departments and centers work to provide a range of opportunities for students to learn about the global community in which they live.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Study Abroad Travel Awards
  • Program Support

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of International Studies.

The mission of the Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication is to educate producers and consumers of existing and emerging forms of public communication, and to instill in them the value of freedom of expression, intellectual and cultural diversity, critical thinking, creativity, ethics, professional skills, and social responsibility.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Journalism Second Century Scholarship Fund
  • International Study Scholarships
  • Increasing Existing Endowments

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support Gaylord College.

The University of Oklahoma College of Law, as part of the Oklahoma Law Center, seeks to provide a dynamic intellectual community dedicated to teaching and learning, research and service in the pursuit of law and justice as its students incorporate their legal training in preparation for the practice of law, judicial service and other leadership positions in Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Program Expansion
  • Unrestricted Funds

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Law.

Health Sciences Center

The mission of the College of Allied Health is to empower life by maximizing human potential through allied health interprofessional education, research, care and community engagement.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Oklahoma Autism Network
  • Clinical Space and Community Outreach
  • Clinical Equipment
  • Service Dog Program Support and Expansion

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Allied Health.

The mission of the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is to improve the health of Oklahomans and shape the future of dentistry by developing highly qualified dental practitioners and scientists through excellence in education, patient care, research, community service, faculty and facilities.

Current giving priorities include:

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Dentistry.

The Harold Hamm Diabetes Center was established by the University of Oklahoma in the College of Medicine with the goal of promoting the well-being of all people with or at high risk for diabetes in Oklahoma regardless of ethnic background or financial status.

The mission of the Center is to be a world leader inspiring innovative, creative diabetes research focused on progress toward a cure, education of healthcare professionals and families with diabetes, optimal care for people with diabetes, and effective strategies for the prevention of diabetes.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Seed Research Grants
  • Endowed Chairs and Professorships
  • Endowed Fellowships
  • Endowed Lectureships
  • Capital Enhancement Fund
  • Research Enrichment Fund
  • Patient Care Enrichment Fund
  • Diabetes Prevention Fund

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support Harold Hamm Diabetes Center.

At OU Medicine, our mission is leading health care. Our vision is to be the premiere enterprise for advancing health care, medical education and research for the community, state and region. Through our combined efforts we strive to improve the lives of all people.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Second Century Scholarship Campaign
  • Clinical Skills Education and Testing Center
  • Cancer and Diabetes Research and Care

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Medicine.

An Oklahoma tradition with a global reach, Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing at the University of Oklahoma is a nationally-recognized college offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral level programs to professional nurses from throughout the world. Founded in 1911, the OU College of Nursing is the state's largest nursing program and is dedicated to continuing the leadership and academic excellence that have become synonymous with OU.

The College of Nursing offers full-time, part-time and distance education through its Oklahoma City, Lawton and Tulsa locations, as well as distance learning throughout the state. Led by a diverse, exceptional faculty, our educational programs are devoted to shaping nurses and nurse leaders who are impacting health care in Oklahoma and beyond.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Nursing Enrichment Fund
  • Faculty Endowments and Research Support
  • Establish Permanent Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Nursing and Women's Health

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Nursing.

The Stephenson Cancer Center is located at the Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Campus in Oklahoma City. The mission of the cancer center is to improve and extend the lives of cancer patients through providing patient-centered, comprehensive care; conducting innovative basic, translational, and clinical research; raising the level of cancer awareness and prevention among individuals and populations; educating the next generation of cancer health care professionals; and serving as a statewide resource for patients, researchers, health professionals, and communities.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Endowed Research Chairs
  • Endowed Physician Chairs
  • Patient and Family Services Endowment
  • Supportive Care Clinic
  • Endowed Research Program Funds
  • Endowed Clinical Program Funds

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support Stephenson Cancer Center.

The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy is committed to the education of professional and graduate students who, upon graduation, can meet the public need for safe and effective pharmaceutical care. Students and faculty generate and disseminate knowledge contributing to the education and continual professional growth of pharmacists, educators, scientists, and other healthcare professionals. The characteristics of quality instruction, basic and applied research, community and professional service, and extensive instruction in all types of pharmacy practice settings contribute to making the College of Pharmacy programs rewarding and satisfying experiences.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Program Support
  • Facility Upgrades and Expansion

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Pharmacy.

The mission of the College of Public Health is to protect and improve the health of the people of Oklahoma, the United States, and other nations through education, public health workforce development and cutting-edge research; translation of research and scholarship into public health practice and service; and the development and advocacy of evidence-based health management and policy.

Current giving priorities include:

  • Scholarships
  • Classroom Improvements

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support the College of Public Health.

OU-Tulsa

OU-Tulsa serves the surrounding community through interdisciplinary education, research and service initiatives aimed at improving health and social networks for underserved populations.

OU-Tulsa offers more than 30 graduate level and selected bachelor’s degree completion programs in the Colleges of Allied Health, Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering, Liberal Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Medicine. Ours is the only campus in the state where these various disciplines are in one location, offering many opportunities for interdisciplinary research and study.

Current giving priorities include:

  • OU School of Community Medicine Scholarships
  • OU Physicians (Bedlam) Community Health Clinics
  • OU-Tulsa Annual Fund

Click here to learn more about opportunities to support OU-Tulsa.