We reach communities statewide and allow many to get a degree close to home.
More than 45,000 students enrolled at RUSO universities
Campuses and satellite locations around the state
Online degree programs in addition to in-person classes and hands-on learning
57% of students come from rural communities
A college education impacts generational success as well as immediate earnings.
49% of RUSO students come from a family with an income of less than $40k
People with college degrees will earn $1.1 million more over their lifetime
Smaller communities benefit especially from RUSO graduates' higher average income
RUSO institutions offer positive economic ROI across the state of Oklahoma.
RUSO's annual economic impact on Oklahoma’s economy is more than $1.3 billion
The return on investment for RUSO is $9.55 for every $1.00 of state funding
Nearly 40% of all undergraduate degrees in Oklahoma come from RUSO institutions.
92% of RUSO graduates are employed in Oklahoma one year after graduation
Our four-year institutions offer degrees ranging from education, pharmacy, forensic science, optometry and aviation.
In 2019/2020, the avg. annual cost of attendance for RUSO commuters was $9,101. For campus residents the average cost was $15,047 - significantly lower than the national average.
Nearly half of RUSO students graduate without college debt. For those who do incur debt, the average is $18,473, which is $11,400 less than national average.