Greater Oklahoma City is in the geographic center of North America equidistant from the east and west coasts and major trade partners of Canada and Mexico. The ten county region is at the crossroads of the U.S., sitting at the heart of three major national highways on the NAFTA corridor.
There's a reason Greater Oklahoma City is such a great place for business: Location. The ten county region is positioned within a day's drive of the rapidly-growing south-central region (OK, TX, AR, LA) projected to grow more than 44% during the next 25 years.
Forbes released its sixth annual scorecard of "Best States for Business" and Oklahoma came in an impressive 13th. The publication highlighted Oklahoma as a state moving up due to our improved job and economic outlook. Oklahoma scored its highest ranking is business cost and economic climate ranking. Oklahoma City has routinely had one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation the last couple of years.
(December 8, 2011)
Oklahoma City University has been ranked among the best colleges to work for in the nation for the second consecutive year, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education's "2009 Great Colleges to Work For" report.
OCU was the only college in the state listed on The Chronicle's new honor roll, which recognizes the Top 10 small, medium and large universities nationally.
OCU was among the Top 10 universities in 20 workplace categories analyzed by The Chronicle for best practices and policies, including those affecting compensation and benefits, faculty-administration relations and confidence in senior leadership.
The Chronicle's "Great Colleges to Work For" program studied 247 colleges nationwide, listing the top 10 alphabetically in each group. OCU competed with medium-sized colleges in 28 recognition categories.