About RSU

Prep HallRogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area.

RSU is recognized for high-quality academic programs, a nurturing scholastic atmosphere, distance learning options, and high-technology learning environment.

RSU offers a variety of bachelor's and associates degrees to assist our students in achieving their personal and professional goals.

In addition, the university provides students with a vibrant campus life and active student organizations to foster their development both inside and outside of the classroom.

The university operates three full-service campuses in Claremore, Bartlesville, and Pryor and provides innovative distance learning options for students through its RSU Online program, RSU Public Television, and other delivery methods.

RSU is governed by the Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma within a state system coordinated by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.  As a university, we are committed to the preservation, transmission, and advancement of knowledge.

Our Mission

Our mission is to ensure students develop the skills and knowledge required to achieve professional and personal goals in dynamic local and global communities.

Our commitments, which support the RSU mission, are as follows:

  1. To provide quality associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree opportunities and educational experiences which foster student excellence in oral and written communications, scientific reasoning, and critical and creative thinking. 
  2. To promote an atmosphere of academic and intellectual freedom and respect for diverse expression in an environment of physical safety that is supportive of teaching and learning.
  3. To provide a general liberal arts education that supports specialized academic programs and prepares students for lifelong learning and service in a diverse society.
  4. To provide students with a diverse, innovative faculty dedicated to excellence in teaching, scholarly pursuits, and continuous improvement of programs.
  5. To provide University-wide student services, activities, and resources that complement academic programs.
  6. To support and strengthen student, faculty, and administrative structures that promote shared governance of the institution.
  7. To promote and encourage student, faculty, staff, and community interaction in a positive academic climate that creates opportunities for cultural, intellectual, and personal enrichment for the University and the communities it serves.