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Langston University, also known as LU, is located in Langston, Oklahoma, United States. It was established in 1897 and is the state's only historically black university. It was originally known as the Oklahoma Colored Agricultural and Normal University. Later, it was named Langston University after John Mercer Langston, a civil rights pioneer. Students are offered associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral degrees through the following academic divisions:

The athletic teams of Langston University are referred to as the Lions and the Lady Lions. Students participate in sports such as basketball, football, track and field, softball, and cross country.

Profile of Langston University

Students attend Langston in Langston, OK, a rural area. The school is a public institution. Langston degrees go up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in security and law enforcement.

Langston Selectivity

Applicants to Langston appreciate its open admissions policy.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

There are 2, 823 students at Langston . The school has a large minority student population.

Student Life

Langston has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Langston offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Central States Football League and Red River Athletic Conference.

Langston Tuition and Affordability

Langston is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

Langston Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management39business management
Education and Teaching34education, elementary school teaching, teacher education and development, secondary teaching, special ed
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25registered nursing
Liberal Arts24liberal arts and sciences, sociology, social studies
Therapy and Counselling15psychology, physical therapy
Security and Law Enforcement14corrections
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10vocational Counselling
Engineering Technician5engineering technician
Medical administration5health care facilities management
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science
Family and Social Work3family and consumer science, child development
Agricultural Science and Management2agriculture
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Mechanics and Repair1avionics maintenance

Contact: Langston

Langston University

102 Page Hall

Langston, OK 73050

General Phone: (405) 466-3428

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