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We are committed to achieving excellence with inclusivity
At Oklahoma State University, we place great value on the differences of our people. Diversity in action should empower individuals to think and act in ways that embrace and promote a more inclusive world. We identify diversity as a quality of life issue, as well as an important economic driver for the prosperity and well-being of the state, nation, and world.


The number of students of color earning a bachelor's degree since 2010

25National awards and recognitions

for university commitment to diversity and inclusion

Diversity at OSU

OSU is committed to excellence in diversity and inclusion

Our Mission

OSU is dedicated to cultivating and enriching the competitive advantages that diversity and inclusion provides all members of the University community.

DEI Task Force

The task force's ultimate goal is to help foster an environment where OSU students, faculty, staff all have equal opportunities to find success.

DEI Directory

A directory of a groups, councils, committees, associations, taskforces, etc. related to diversity, equity and inclusion across OSU.

Student Resources

From scholarship opportunities, community resources and employment opportunities, OSU has the resources to help you succeed.

Native American Student Resources

OSU is the most successful land-grant institution in the nation for Native American students. OSU’s Center for Sovereign Nations builds partnerships between OSU and tribal nations.

African American Student Resources

OSU is home to several African American student organizations which provide students the opportunity to lead, provide community service and promote cultural unity.

Asian American Student Resources

The Asian American Student Association's main purpose at Oklahoma State University is to spread and promote diversity through events and networking opportunities.

Hispanic/Latinx Student Resources

OSU hosts several campus traditions to honor Hispanic/Latinx culture and to foster the development of social and educational opportunities for Hispanic students on campus.

LGBTQ+ Students

OSU provides support for LGBTQ individuals, develops avenues for social cohesion, and addresses important national and local issues that affect the LGBTQ community as a whole.

Women's Resources

OSU provides scholarships, support for curricular development, and opportunities for its female students. With the help of faculty, staff, and collaborating student organizations, OSU also hosts several events geared to support and celebrate women’s programs. 

Student Veterans

The Office of Student Veteran Success at Oklahoma State University is here to aid active duty military, reservists, National Guardsmen, veterans and their families to be successful on campus.

Academic Colleges Resources

Our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts expand to multiple areas within our academic colleges.

International Student Services

The office of International Students and Scholars assists the university and its international community, facilitates the education and personal development of international students and scholars and assists with culture exchange and enrichment at OSU in Stillwater.

Student Accessibility Services

Committed to providing an inclusive environment that supports attainment of academic goals to professional goals for persons of all abilities. Academic support services can include classroom/testing accommodations, accessible textbooks, access to/assistance with assistive technology and other services.

First-Generation Student Resources

The Division of Institutional Diversity equips first-generation students with numerous resources for academic excellence.

System-Wide Resources

Part of our commitment to provide a supportive, welcoming environment, as well as elevating excellence in diversity and inclusion includes collaborating and strategizing with all of the institutions encompassed in the OSU System.

Events and Programs

Promoting awareness and education
The Office of Institutional Diversity hosts events and programs to enrich, enlighten and engage all members of the OSU community and advance OSU's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Diversity and Inclusion Workshops

In support of OSU’s efforts for a more diverse and inclusive campus, all OSU students and employees are encouraged to complete the Fostering and Promoting a Culture of Diversity & Inclusion at OSU module. 

Faculty and Staff Resources

We are committed to achieving excellence with inclusion
OSU Institutional Diversity is here to serve all who are apart of the Cowboy family. Our goal is to not only allow our students to be involved in various organizations, but those who work at OSU as well. 

Heritage Months

Celebrating as a family
At Oklahoma State University, we embrace and value all members of the Cowboy family. Each year, The Office of Multicultural Affairs partners with campus units and departments to coordinate a series of events, programs and meetings for all to celebrate the complex and vibrant heritages of our diverse communities. 
Contestant in Mr. and Miss Hispanic/Latinx OSU Scholarship Pageant


Master's student awarded admittance into AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program Master's student awarded admittance into AAMFT Minority Fellowship Program Nov 27

Marriage and family therapy student Harmony Nelson was accepted into the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Minority Youth Fellowship Program.

OSU-CHS receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Inspiring Programs in STEM Awards OSU-CHS receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Inspiring Programs in STEM Awards Aug 15

OSU Center for Health Sciences received three 2023 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine for Operation Orange, Native Pathways and Native Explorers.



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