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Langston University

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (3)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)
Humanities (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



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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Housing services

  • 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.

ICT services

  • Student Login
  • Web Mail
  • D2L
  • Help Desk

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. 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.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Student Organizations
  • Langstone Athletics
  • Dining
  • Housing

Sports facilities

Fitness Programs

  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Fitness Boot Camp


  • 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


  • The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
  • The Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (Bachelor of Business Administration) (ACBSP)
  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
  • Office of Educational Quality and Accountability
  • Oklahoma State Department of Education 
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • The Council on Rehabilitation Education (CORE)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

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...