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Higher Education

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Colleges & Universities

Eight colleges and universities are within 1.5 hours driving distance from Ardmore. Murray State College offers local residents a variety of college degrees without leaving town.

Name of Higher Ed Institution Location Distance
*Murray State College has two campuses- Ardmore and Tishomingo
Murray State College in Ardmore* Ardmore, OK 0 miles
Murray State College in Tishomingo* Tishomingo, OK 31 miles
North Central Texas College Gainesville, TX 35 miles
Southeastern Oklahoma State University* Durant, OK 53 miles
East Central University Ada, OK 62 miles
Texas Women’s University Denton, TX 70 miles
University of North Texas Denton, TX 70 miles
Austin College Sherman, TX 75 miles
University of Oklahoma Norman, OK 87 miles

About the Murray State College

Murray State College, located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, and Tishomingo, Oklahoma, provides opportunities for student learning, personal growth, professional success and community enhancement. Murray State serves more than 3,000 students annually. The College offers associate degrees in science, arts and applied science.

On the Ardmore campus, students have a variety of degree options ranging from education to criminal justice and nursing. Our state-of-the-art building covers 49,000 square feet and includes four science laboratories, two nursing skills laboratories, and numerous multimedia and interactive television classrooms. This facility was built on property generously provided through private funding.

Murray State College

Learn more about the local education scholarships for graduating high school seniors.