University of Oklahoma facts for kids
|The University of Oklahoma|
|Motto||Civi et reipublicae (Latin)|
|Motto in English||For the citizen and for the state|
|President||David L. Boren|
|Provost||Nancy L. Mergler|
|OU Board of Regents||Leslie Rainbolt-Forbes, Chairwoman|
|Location||Norman, Oklahoma, United States|
3,000 acres (12.1 km2) including north research park
|Colors||Crimson & Cream|
|Mascot||Boomer and Sooner|
|Affiliations||Big 12 Conference|
The University of Oklahoma, abbreviated OU, is a public university in the Norman, Oklahoma, United States. It has about 27,000 students enrolled, and it was started in 1890. David Boren is president of the university.
Oklahoma's athletics teams are called the Sooners. Oklahoma has 19 varsity teams, almost all of which compete in the Big 12 Conference. In men's gymnastics, a sport that the Big 12 does not sponsor, Oklahoma is a member of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation.
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