Elevate the Value of Your Degree
Experience elevates the value of your degree: touch cadavers, build a car or airplane, invest in a portfolio, produce a movie, perform at Steinway Hall and start a business at OC.
Join one of our programs where you will be treated as an individual, challenged in your work and learn to innovate in new ways, all while pursuing a greater mission.
OC exceeds the goals in the most rigorous National Collegiate Honors Council model for Honors study: a core-based, cohort-centered program with core seminar classes led by the university’s teaching scholars.
Freshmen Interest Groups
Become the first to join a cohort of 15-20 first-year students, learning & living together! Confidently dive into the college experience by applying to be in a Freshmen Interest Group where you'll connect with people with common interests as you.
21 Academic Programs
52 Areas of Study
8 Graduate Degrees
Our Faculty by the Numbers
- 102 full-time faculty.
- 100 percent Christian.
- 14-to-1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio.
- 84 percent of classes contain fewer than 30 students.
Achieving Academic Excellence
Chief Academic Officer
“The long history of our students consistently receiving awards, placing nationally and earning spots in exclusive graduate schools reflects on our faculty who invest in individuals year after year. Together, we are deeply committed to effective education that raises student achievement and academic performance levels. At OC, you will learn alongside, and in dialogue with world-changing professors to prepare you for a future we haven’t even discovered yet.” -- Dr. Scott LaMascus, Chief Academic Office
Get the information and support you need.
Every college student can find a home at OC. You are wanted here and we are ready to support you with tutoring and academic coaching, challenge your high-level thinking to push the boundaries of academic advancement and provide the best education for every student in between.
Central to learning in the heart of campus, Beam Library is a resource for expert research assistance and a quiet place for reflection and study.
Let's find out what you were made for together. Then, let's get you there. Discover your calling and chart a path toward your life's work.
Accreditation & Institutional Review
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission with some programs carrying additional accreditation, things that confirm the high value of your degree.
The most important thing you can do as a college student is graduate! Our Student Success team helps make sure that happens.
A deep well of academic information in a pdf format that provides you with an overview of what to expect from the university and within each degree plan.