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Your Story.
God's Purpose.

At OC, you'll receive a world-class education rooted in Christian values, empowering you to become a passionate, compassionate contributor to your community. Our holistic approach to education extends beyond academic excellence, fostering spiritual growth and career development, preparing you to lead a life aligned with GOD'S PURPOSE.

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Leading-edge education. Enduring values.

Established in 1950 as Central Christian College in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, OC has evolved from a junior college with 97 students to an internationally recognized university with a vibrant campus in Oklahoma City, home to over 2,000 students. Rooted in strong ties with the churches of Christ, OC's mission remains steadfast: to educate, mentor and inspire learners to fulfill their God-given potential.

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Leadership centered in Christ.

At the helm of OC stands a dedicated administration guided by faith and a commitment to serve. Their passion for cultivating a compassionate environment is evident in their tireless efforts to make your OC experience truly transformative. With a blend of seasoned OC graduates and individuals who have wholeheartedly embraced OC as their home, our administration is committed to providing you with an exceptional education and nurturing your spiritual growth. Their unwavering dedication to God and service forms the foundation of our unique identity.

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Faculty & Staff

World-class faculty and caring staff.

OC's faculty and staff are driven by a deep-seated commitment to help you achieve your full potential, extending beyond academic success to personal growth and life fulfillment. Guided by their faith in God and a genuine desire to serve, they provide steadfast support throughout your journey, fostering resilience, strengthening faith, and empowering you to become beacons of light in the world.

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University Profile

Write your next chapter in the heart of Oklahoma.


You’ll love it here.

OC boasts an ideal location within a vibrant metropolitan area, offering students convenient access to a wealth of opportunities for employment, internships, cultural immersion, and entertainment. On our tranquil campus, you'll discover a nurturing and secure environment conducive to learning, spiritual growth, personal relaxation, and holistic development.

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  • 2,750
  • 200
    Acres of living and learning facilities
  • 91
  • 16:1
    Student:Faculty Ratio
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Something for everyone.

OC presents an abundance of enriching experiences beyond the classroom, both on and off campus. Immerse yourself in the vibrant arts scene by attending a captivating performance at The Criterion. Embrace the beauty of nature with a serene visit to the expansive Stinchcomb Wildlife Refuge. And delight your taste buds with an unforgettable culinary adventure in Bricktown, the city's revitalized warehouse district.


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Explore Career Opportunities at OC.

Our mission is to transform lives for Christian faith, scholarship and service. We are seeking passionate, energetic people to join us in reaching this ambitious goal.

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Talons up, Eagles!

With every achievement, every discovery, every advancement and every impactful contribution to your community, you reflect the very essence of OC. You are the embodiment of our mission, and we are immensely proud of the remarkable individuals you have become.