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


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BNC/SNU Alumni Players Association – Senior Send off

As this year’s class of student-athletes prepare for graduation, they begin to look at what life might be like beyond the court. For three men’s

“Joy Walk” on May 15 Celebrates SNU Lab School’s 50th Anniversary!

The SNU School of Education’s annual “Joy Walk” outdoor fundraiser benefiting SNU Lab School takes place on Sunday, May 15 on the SNU campus, located


Southern Nazarene University and the SNU School of Education wish to congratulate the following SNU graduates for their recent honor of being recognized as “Super

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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