Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

Oklahoma State University

Stillwater, OK

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Getting down to business

Oklahoma State University’s hands-on approach gives Business students a leg up on the competition.

For students who value interpersonal connection and a student-focused approach, Oklahoma State University is the place for you.

In the Spears School of Business, students experience firsthand the “Power of Personal” motto.With a 23:1 student-faculty ratio, our tight-knit community of students and faculty provides a place for students to belong and a platform for them to succeed.

At Spears, professional growth and personal connections go hand-in-hand—and the results speak for themselves. Opportunities for networking with recruiters and companies can be found in our 30 student organizations in the School of Business, as well as through hands-on teaching projects like the Student Managed Investment Fund in the Department of Finance and Taylor’s Restaurant or Planet Orange in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.

With nine departments and 10 different majors, Spears has plenty of options for students to find and pursue their passions while laying the groundwork for a successful career. 94% of job-seeking seniors are employed within three months of graduation, as career readiness initiatives are built into the business curriculum.

Ranked 79th out of more than 500 Business programs in 2020 by U.S. News & World Report, Spears has a legacy that stretches back more than a century—but its facilities are brand new. Completed in 2018, the new Business building is furnished with state-of-the-art classrooms and amenities. Additionally, in carrying on the Cowboy Spirit of hard work and excellence, Spears ranked #1 in the Big 12 and tied for 12th overall in the aggregate publication rankings of the eight top-tier journals in Management in 2019, according to the Texas A&M University and the University of Georgia (TAMUGA) Rankings.



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One of the best higher educational institutions in the western United States | The Princeton Review


One of the nation’s top schools for preparing graduates for success | The Wall Street Journal

Spears School of Business

In the Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business, students don’t just learn from books and lectures—they get to practice it themselves. With hands-on projects like the Student Managed Investment Fund, where students have the opportunity to manage a million-dollar portfolio of financial assets, OSU offers one-of-a-kind experiences aimed at preparing students for not just the tests they’ll take in the classroom but the tests they’ll face in the world of business.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “My time in the Spears School of Business has been pivotal to my professional development, education, and networking. I had an internship that led to a job offer before starting my senior year, and I feel exceedingly prepared to begin my career.”

    • Cameron Jantsch ’21
  • “The Eastin Center for Career Readiness in the Spears School of Business helped me get my first internship with Frito Lay. They reviewed my résumé before the Business Career Fair and facilitated a mock interview to help me prepare, which made the real interview process feel easy. It made all the difference in setting me apart from other applicants.”

    • Sean Tolbert ’21