Langston University is an institution of higher learning located in the city of Langston, Oklahoma. It is the only historically black school in the entire state and the westernmost in the entire United States. A student living in the area will find that the school offers a wide variety of academics and extracurricular activities with which to stay occupied for quite some time. Those thinking of attending will be happy to know that Langston University also has several different degree programs to accommodate students of all persuasions.
The school currently offers a number of associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Specifically, it is well-known for its agricultural research program, hosting the E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research. Langston University also features an open-door admission policy, which means the only criteria for attending are that one have a high school diploma or GED. At the moment, the school has about 3,000 students attending.
Langston University earned a fair amount of notoriety after being featured on the second season of the television show College Hill, a reality series that followed the lives of several students attending. It also prides itself on having a nationally recognized choral program - the 150-member choir frequently performs for football games, parades and government ceremonies.
The city of Langston is relatively small, though there are certainly plenty of good restaurants and bars worth visiting for those living in an off campus apartment. However, a student living in the area interested in a night on the town will be happy to know that Oklahoma City is 45 miles to the south, making a visit fairly easy to plan.
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