Education

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Education

  • University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Phoenix
  • Moore Norman Technology Center

Norman Public Schools
Recognized at the state and national level for exceptional teachers and instruction programs, NPS had 11 National Merit Finalists in the 2014-2015 school year.

Students from NPS continually succeed in athletics, drama, competitive speech and debate, poetry, writing, studio art, band, orchestra and student newspaper. In fact, NEWSWEEK Magazine listed Norman North High School and Norman High School in the top 5% of high schools in the nation.

District Enrollment

Elementary 7,842
Middle School 3,452
High School 4,650
Total Students 15,944

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, region and nation. Created by the Oklahoma Territorial Legislature in 1890, OU has 21 colleges offering 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’s enrollment is more than 30,000 students and the university has more National Merit Scholars per capita than any other public university in America. Ranked in the top 10 universities in the nation by The Princeton Review, OU has 29 Rhodes Scholars and 51 Goldwater Scholarship recipients for math and science.

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 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) ATI Career Training Center
Oklahoma State University at OKC (Oklahoma City) Rose State College (Midwest City) DeVry University
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (Chickasha) Hillsdale Freewill Baptist College (Moore) Heritage Institute
St. Gregory’s University (Shawnee) ITT Technical Institute
Langston University (Langston) Keller Graduate School of Management
Oklahoma Christian University (Edmond) TechSkills
Oklahoma Baptist University (Shawnee) Vatterott College
Oklahoma City University (Oklahoma City) Wright Business School
Southern Nazarene University (Bethany)
East Central University (Ada)
Mid-America Christian University (Oklahoma City)