Colleges in Oklahoma
Oil is a large industry in Oklahoma and several colleges and universities in Oklahoma host innovative and respected engineering degree programs. Oklahoma is home to a mix of public and private large research universities, midsize colleges and small liberal arts schools. Oklahoma City is the state capital and most colleges and universities are located in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City metropolitan areas. Residents of Oklahoma can attend select colleges and universities in nearby states, including Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana, through the Academic Common Market and pay in-state tuition; however, students must complete an approved degree program.