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Studying in Oklahoma will offer international students the opportunity to keep costs low while enjoying beautiful and diverse scenery in this great state.

Studying in Oklahoma will offer international students the opportunity to keep costs low while enjoying beautiful and diverse scenery in this great state. 

Population: 3.687.050 

Oklahoma City is a huge city with several district articles containing sightseeing, restaurant, nightlife and accommodation listings .Oklahoma City is the largest city in the state, as well as its political, cultural, and economic engine. The city is the nation's third largest city in land area.

Oklahoma City frequently rounds out “Top 10” lists of cities ranked by affordability. This being the case, the affordability of life in Oklahoma is a boon to those studying there, and students in “the Sooner State” are sure to see similarly modest prices associated with their educations.

The public university system is extensive, with over 20 campuses throughout the state.

Oklahoma's climate ranges from humid subtropical in the east to semi-arid in the west. Summers are long,  very hot and rather humid, but from mid-June onward, are relatively dry, with less-severe and less-frequent showers compared to April and June period.

July has a normal mean temperature of 28.3 °C. Winters are shorter and less severe than those of the more northern Plains states. Winters are typically cool, relatively dry, and somewhat brief, albeit highly variable. January has a normal mean temperature of 4.0 °C.

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) is a multi-modal transportation agency whose mission "is to provide a safe, economical and effective transportation network for the people, commerce and communities of Oklahoma." ODOT is not an operator of public transportation services, but through its administration of these programs, financial and technical assistance is provided to Oklahoma's public transportation providers.

Public transportation is a critical element of Oklahoma’s transportation network. For the elderly and for those with disabilities, it is sometimes their only available means of mobility. In Oklahoma, support for public transportation services comes as federal and state grants. 

METRO Transit is the public transit provider with its new bus terminal downtown at NW 5th Street and Hudson Avenue. Metro has numerous routes, most of them being in the central inner city areas and commuter routes from Edmond and Norman to downtown. 

One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 1.75 $    

Monthly Pass (Regular Price): 50.00 $

Bricktown Entertainment District: Known as Oklahoma City’s hottest destination for crowd-pleasing entertainment, rousing nightlife and fashionable dining, the popular Bricktown Entertainment District serves up endless action within the city’s revitalized downtown warehouse district.  

National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum: This internationally renowned museum, home to the prestigious Prix de West art exhibition, inspires visitors with an astonishing array of Western art, American Indian and frontier artifacts, galleries filled with Western firearms and even a fully constructed turn-of-the-century cattle town. 

Oklahoma City Zoo: Rated one of the top three family-friendly zoos in the nation. Explore the zoo’s grand elephant habitat and snap a shot of the Asian elephant calf Malee, or hone your instincts while watching tigers and lions gracefully stalk through their habitats.  

Myriad Botanical Gardens & Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory: Is an urban paradise that attracts locals and out-of-towners alike.  Visitors to the Myriad Botanical Gardens are treated to a vast green space complete with tranquil streams, an interactive playground area for the kids, and live music from the gardens’ contemporary band shell.

Historic Stockyards City: Boot-scoot it over to Oklahoma City’s Historic Stockyards City, one of the largest livestock markets in the world, to immerse yourself in authentic cowboy culture.  

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