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Langston University

Guthrie, Oklahoma, United States
Langston University is the only historically black college or university (HBCU) in the state of Oklahoma. In 1897, our institution opened its door with 41 students on a single campus; today our community of approximately 3,000 students on three unique campuses provides a robust education that prepares students for leadership in the career of their choosing.

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Education & Training (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

Founded in 1897, Langston University is comprised of three campuses located in Langston, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. The Langston campus offers programs such as biology, chemistry, nursing, urban education, international studies, goat research, physical therapy (a doctoral program) and biotechnology.

Education

Studies are divided into six colleges: Agriculture and Applied Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Behavioral Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions, and Physical Therapy. Summer programs and graduate education are also available.

Research

The University has research capabilities in several distinct areas within the biological and zoological sciences with the Science Research Institute, E. Kika de la Garza American Institute for Goat Research, Aquaculture Pond Research, Super-computing, Informatics research, human performance research, and health and wellness research. Langston University has the capabilities for conducting disability, rehabilitation, and health research and training early career minority investigators in the field of disability rehabilitation research.

Career

The Office of Career Services dedicates its time to educating, advising, and connecting our students to undergraduate and post-graduation career and professional development experiences. Our office is here to assist current and former students as they identify, explore, select and enter into career programs, experiential learning opportunities, and full-time employment. In addition to providing individualized counseling, the Office of Career Services also organizes campus-wide recruitment events, career development seminars, and professional development workshops.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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Services

Student services

The Langston University Center for International Development (LUCID) is an educational unit which facilitates, coordinates and monitors all international affairs of the University.

Study abroad opportunities and activities are a major component of LUCID. The development, planning, administration and implementation of study abroad and international activities are a part of LUCID. Short-term and long-term study abroad activities for students, scholarships, fellowships, and issues related to international students who are studying at Langston are conducted at the Center.

Housing services

The Living Learning Community is a group of students with shared interests, living in residential facility reserved exclusively for them and taking at least one of their classes together. Based on disciplinary and interdisciplinary themes, LLC creates intentional links between academic, social, and residential experiences. Benefits include:

  • Living with students who share similar interests, passions and challenges
  • Convenient, natural study groups
  • Special on campus programming
  • Unique field trips off campus
  • Targeted academic enrichment
  • Networking opportunities with faculty, staff and alumni, community leaders
  • A dedicated LLC and residential tutor
  • Learning Community specific events

Library services

Langston University houses four libraries, the G. Lamar Harrison Library, the Melvin B. Tolson Black Heritage Center, the LU-OKC Library, and the LU-Tulsa Library.

Medical services

The Langston University Health Clinic provides a range of immediate medical needs for LU students. The Health Clinic is staffed by a nurse practitioner and a licensed nurse who can professionally diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications as needed.

Student Life

Campus life

Our OKC campus provides an adult learning environment offering the flexibility of day, evening and weekend classes.

Sports facilities

Fitness Programs

  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Fitness Boot Camp

Intramurals

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Dodgeball

Student clubs

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
  • Overcoming Stigmas
  • Communication Club
  • Cultural Men of Business
  • Delta Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Sigma Honorary Band Sorority Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I've really enjoyed my time at Langston University. It is a very small college, which means the professors all know my name, and are all willing to help if there's something I'm not understanding. My classmates have all been very welcoming too, which is a relief because, as a "non-traditional student" I'm a little older than most of them. I'm in the Agriculture program at...

Guthrie, Oklahoma, United States

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