Welcome From President Jackson | Langston University

Welcome From President Jackson

The Office of the President coordinates activities that allow a complex and unique system to operate efficiently as one university, furthering its public interest, research and extension, and academic missions. It oversees and manages programs that serve the entire university system, allowing campuses to capture the savings and efficiencies that come from centralized operations.
Ruth Ray Jackson, Ph.D.
Welcome to Langston University! As you explore our website, you will discover that LU is a great university with a strong commitment to providing our students with an exceptional education both inside and outside of the classroom. Our highest priority is the wellness of our students, we use unique strategies and initiatives to cultivate student development and increase student success. Langston University is one of Oklahoma’s premier regional institutions and it's the only historically black university in the state!

We offer programs on three campuses, Langston, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. Our locations provide a nurturing environment which is a key ingredient in the development of our students. Students at Langston University interact with superb faculty who challenge students to grow each day. Our academic programs are delivered through six schools – Agriculture, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Behavioral Sciences, Nursing and Health Professions, and Physical Therapy.

We are proud of our rich history and storied legacy; our dynamic faculty and passionate students give hope to a bright and promising future. Please continue to browse the rest of our website, and gain a sense of the tradition of our unique institution. If you haven’t already done so, I invite you to visit one of our campuses where there is much more to experience. If you are a prospective student, please consider joining our family and becoming a part of LU’s tradition of excellence. There are nearly 20,000 alumni around the world who are testaments to the benefits of the Langston University Experience!

Go Lions!


Ruth Ray Jackson, Ph.D.