Oklahoma City University is a private, not-for-profit liberal arts and sciences institution. A diverse school with diverse programs, the university offers more than 70 undergraduate majors, 20 graduate degrees, and advanced degree programs for working adults. Oklahoma City University has a student population of about 3,000 and a strong student-to-faculty ratio for its size. The university has an affiliation with the United Methodist Church.
The distance education department offers undergraduate courses and graduate programs completely online. These programs are centered on live streaming technology, allowing remote students to interact with classes in real time. In addition, lectures are recorded for asynchronous viewing.