Norman Public Schools
Recognized at the state and national level for exceptional teachers and instruction programs, Norman Public Schools had 14 National Merit Finalists in the 2018-2019 school year. Students from Norman Public Schools continually succeed in athletics, drama, competitive speech and debate, poetry, writing, studio art, band, orchestra, and student newspaper.
University of Oklahoma
Known as a major, national research university, the University of Oklahoma serves the educational, cultural, and economic needs of Norman, the state, the region, and the nation. Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,800 full-time faculty members. The University of Oklahoma has 21 colleges that offer 171 majors at the baccalaureate level, 152 majors at the master’s level, 79 majors at the doctoral level, 32 majors at the first professional level, and 35 graduate certificates. OU also has 29 Rhodes Scholars and 51 Goldwater Scholarship recipients for math and science and more National Merit Scholars per capita than any other public university in America. In 2019, The Princeton Review ranked OU second in schools with the happiest students.
Moore Norman Technology Center
Norman is home to one of Oklahoma’s premier technical training centers, Moore Norman Technology Center (MNTC). MNTC offers courses in a number of training programs and an active and progressive Business Training and Development Department that includes programs such as Small Business Management, Management Development, Quality Management Systems (ISO 9000/QS 9000), Environmental Technology Center, Customized Industry Training and Computer Training, as well as a variety of short-term courses that can stimulate one’s creative interests.
Other Higher Education Institutions in the Area
|Four-Year Institutions:||Two-Year Institutions:||Career/Technical Colleges (Oklahoma City Area)|
|The University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond)||Oklahoma City Community College (Oklahoma City)||Vatterott College|
|Oklahoma State University at OKC (Oklahoma City)||Rose State College (Midwest City)||DeVry University|
|University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (Chickasha)||Redlands Community College (El Reno)||Techlahoma|
|Mid-America Christian University (Oklahoma City)||Metro Technology Centers|
|Langston University (Langston)||Francis Tuttle Technology Center|
|Oklahoma Christian University (Edmond)|
|Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee)|
|Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City)|
|Southern Nazarene University (Bethany)|
|East Central University (Ada)|
|Randall University (Moore)|