Impact

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How We Do It
How We Do It

By offering hundreds of majors, including programs that are among the most innovative in the nation.

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Education around the state
Education around the state

Nearly 40,000 students are enrolled at a RUSO institution.

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RUSO builds buying power
RUSO builds buying power

The RUSO 2010-11 graduating class will earn more than $20 billion in income over their lifetime.

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High-quality education
High-quality education

Our four-year institutions offer degrees ranging from education and pharmacy to forensic science, optometry and aviation.

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Solid investment
Solid investment

The estimated return on investment for public higher education is $4.72 for every $1.00 of state funding.

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Educating tomorrow's leaders
Educating tomorrow's leaders

38% of all Oklahoma college graduates are from a regional university.

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Economic Impact
Economic Impact

Public higher education’s impact on Oklahoma’s economy is $9.22 billion annually and supports more than 85,000 Oklahoma jobs

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Accessible education
Accessible education

In addition to campuses and satellite locations around the state, RUSO campuses have or are in the process of placing nearly 80 complete degree programs online.

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Low student debt
Low student debt

Nearly 43 percent of regional university students graduate without any college debt—the eighth lowest debt average in the nation.

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Building Oklahoma's Workforce
Building Oklahoma's Workforce

The largest industries in Oklahoma are being addressed by regional institutions.

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Affordable Education
Affordable Education

In 2013, the average annual cost of attendance at a regional system university was $11,637 compared to $23,200 nationally as reported by CNN Money.

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Pioneer Spirit
Pioneer Spirit

RUSO universities began at or near statehood for teacher preparation.

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