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University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering - 2017

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College Description

Engineering College Description and Special Characteristics

The University of Oklahoma's (OU) Gallogly College of Engineering is committed to excellence and strives foster creativity, innovation and professionalism through dynamic research, development and learning experiences. Our faculty members promote Oklahoma's economy through research, instruction, public service and technology transfer. Half of all incoming freshman students enrolled in the fall 2016 semester received a scholarship through one of the following programs: Distinguished Freshman Scholarship, Tomorrow's Engineers or National Scholars. The fall 2016 undergraduate enrollment is at a record high with nearly 3,507 students including 376 National Merit Scholars and more than 600 students participating in the Honors Program. The student body is diverse, including 24% underrepresented minorities and 24% women, which is well above the national norms of approximately 18% in these categories. We highly value experiential learning and professional development, and we consistently rank highly in nearly all national competition teams, including the Sooner Racing Team, Electric Vehicle, Design-Build-Fly and Concrete Canoe. Most recently, our Sooner Rover team won in every category the 6th Annual RASC-AL Robo-Ops Challenge sponsored by NASA. In addition to the technical strength of our programs, we foster collaboration, teamwork and the ability to communicate effectively. Overall, the fall 2016 engineering freshman class had an average ACT/SAT combined score of 28.4.

The College has numerous education abroad options via its International and Global Opportunities program which extends summer, semester, and/or year-long experiences. Additionally, students benefit from the career counseling and guidance, career fairs, and job search and placement opportunities provided by the University's Career Services department. The Honors College provides students who excel academically the opportunity to develop their intellectual potential to the fullest, utilizing the best research and teaching faculty from all undergraduate colleges of the University. Special honors courses are offered at both the upper and lower-division levels.

The courses are limited to approximately nineteen students with enrollment restricted to members of the Honors College.