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.

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Virtual Campus Tours

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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 Welcomes Back 2020 Graduates

Dr. Tim Eades, University Provost, announced in July that the university desires to welcome back 2020 graduates to the commencement taking place on Saturday, December

SNU Releases Career Roadmap for MBA Graduates

SNU’s College of Professional and Graduate Studies released “The Ultimate Career Roadmap for MBA Graduates.” The report offers guidance on the benefits of obtaining an

SNU Students Strengthen Oklahoma Vaccination Efforts

Southern Nazarene University has been selected to participate in IFYC’s 2021 community project to strengthen the vaccination effort and save lives by increasing access to

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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