BIG CITY AMENITIES, COLLEGE TOWN CHEER, AND SMALL TOWN CHARM
Norman is the third largest city in the State of Oklahoma with nearly 125,000 residents. Norman is best known as the home of the University of Oklahoma, one of the preeminent research universities in the country. As a university community, Norman supports a vibrant arts and culture scene and values a strong educational foundation. Norman is also home to a growing research community including the National Weather Center and other public and private agencies.
Located along the vibrant Interstate 35 Corridor, Norman forms the southern edge of the Oklahoma City metropolitan area (approximately 1.4 million residents). Six major interstate exits on I-35, state highways 9 and 77, an Amtrak station in our historic downtown, and the University's Max Westheimer Airport provide easy access into Norman. Norman is a short 20 minute commute to both the Will Rogers World Airport and Downtown Oklahoma City, making it convenient for both travelers and local commuters.
HOME OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
The University of Oklahoma is Norman's largest employer and its impact on the community is far-reaching. University-related cultural and sporting events draw thousands of visitors to Norman and with over 28,000 students and nearly 13,000 employees; the University of plays a major role in the economics of Norman.
QUICK OU FACTS:
Fall 2018 Enrollment at the Norman Campus totaled 28,582.
OU is the only Big 12 university to be selected as having one of America’s 25 most beautiful campuses.
The recently expanded Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium, home of the Sooner football team, has 83,421 seats.