Welcome to SNU


About Us

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university-a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 44-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and to one another. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world.

Visit Our Campus

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The Commons is the hub for student life on campus featuring dining options, student health center, and Student Development offices.

Designed by an SNU Alumnus, this building is home to Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Science majors.

Complete with its own coffee shop, the SNU Library is filled with educational resources as well as individual and group study areas.

Good News


Southern Nazarene University

SNU Announces New Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Healthcare Administration

SNU is excited to announce a new online bachelor’s degree program in the field of healthcare administration. Applications for prospective students are now open, with

Smith Named as New Head Women’s Soccer Coach

BETHANY, Okla.—A new era begins for the Southern Nazarene Women’s Soccer program as the University has announced the hiring of Josh Smith as the new head coach,

SNU Awards Doctoral Degrees to its First-Ever EdD Graduates

Last weekend, Southern Nazarene University awarded doctoral degrees to the University’s first cohort of the EdD in Administration and Leadership program. Fifteen graduates received their

About SNU and their Accreditations

SNU is regionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, which is the gold standard for accrediting universities in our region. We are deeply committed to exceeding industry standards, and we also boast several national accreditations.

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