Vision and Mission of Graduate College

Vision

The Graduate College of Oklahoma State University strives to be a leader in graduate education best practices. The Graduate College facilitates the success of graduate faculty and graduate students and ensures the quality and integrity of graduate degrees, enhancing the University's reputation as a premier land-grant university. The Graduate College prepares the diverse, creative, intellectual leaders, who will contribute positively to our global educational, cultural, economic and social environments.

Mission

The Graduate College of Oklahoma State University fosters an intellectual environment that leads to the creation, acquisition, and dissemination of knowledge; nationally and internationally recognized graduate programs; the success of the research enterprise, and the recruitment and retention of outstanding, diverse graduate students and faculty. Through a service-oriented, shared-governance approach, the Graduate College provides central support for the recruitment, admission, matriculation, graduation and placement of graduate students. Promoting excellence in graduate education best practices, the Graduate College stewards institutional graduate resources and is an integral part of the Oklahoma State University.