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.
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.
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.
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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.
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. Our range of services includes women's exams, diagnosis and treatment of common ailments, sexually transmitted infections (STI) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) testing, flu shots, and preventative education. No appointment necessary. All services are confidential and at no charge to students.
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...