Would you like to study at one of the graduate schools in Oklahoma? A major producer of natural gas, oil, and agricultural products, Oklahoma relies on an economic base of aviation, energy, telecommunications, and biotechnology. If your graduate degree falls into one of those fields, it could be a smart place to pursue your degree.
Oklahoma has a population of 3,878,051 as of a 2014 estimate, which is a 3.4% change from 2010. 23.5% of residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $45,339. The largest cities in the state include Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow, Edmond, Moore, Midwest City, Enid and Stillwater. i
With small mountain ranges, prairie, mesas, and eastern forests, most of Oklahoma lies in the Great Plains and the U.S. Interior Highlands. Tourist attractions in Oklahoma include the National Cowboy Hall of Fame, the Will Rogers Memorial, the Cherokee Cultural Center with a restored Cherokee village, pari-mutuel horse racing at Remington Park, and Blue Ribbon Downs. Oklahoma is located on a confluence of three major American cultural regions and historically served as a route for cattle drives, a destination for southern settlers, and a government-sanctioned territory for Native Americans.ii
Take a trip to the Sooner State and be sure to check out the graduate programs and schools below.