Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

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The OSSM main campus is located just off of NE 10th Street between North Lincoln Blvd. and the Broadway Extension (I-235 or U.S. 77) in Oklahoma City.  The mailing address is 1141 North Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73104

 OSSM Main Campus Entrance

From the Broadway Extension:

Coming south on the Broadway Extension, exit at 10th Street (signs will also say the Oklahoma Health Center).  Turn left at the traffic light at the end of the exit ramp.  This will take you over the Extension, through another light.  Go straight.  Before you get to the next main intersection (Lincoln Blvd.) you will see the OSSM main entrance on your left (across from Quiznos Deli and Chamber of Commerce).  The Shedrick Library is directly in front of you as you drive through the gates - the building with the curved facade.

From the Turner Turnpike:

Take the Turner Turnpike to I-44 west.  Exit to I-235 (Hwy 77/Broadway Extension) to downtown Oklahoma City and follow directions above.  Or take the Turner Turnpike to exit I-44 west to Lincoln Blvd.  Go south on Lincoln past the Oklahoma State Capitol and the Oklahoma Health Center.  Turn right on 10th Street and proceed to the entrance gate on the right.  The Shedrick Library is directly in front of you as you drive through the gates - the building with the curved facade.

From the South, Interstate 35:

Take I-35 N; Continue onto I-235 N; Take exit 1E for Harrison Ave toward Downtown; Keep left at the fork, follow signs for NE 10th St, Continue onto N Walnut Ave; Turn right onto NE 10th St. Entrance to OSSM will be on your left.  The Shedrick Library is directly in front of you as you drive through the gates - the building with the curved facade.   

From the West, Interstate 40:

Take I-40 E and I-235 N to N Lincoln Blvd. Take exit 1D from I-235 N. Continue on N Lincoln Blvd.At NE 10th Street turn left (west).  BancFirst is on the corner.  Entrance to OSSM is on the north (right) second street off of 10th Street.  The Shedrick Library is directly in front of you as you drive through the gates - the building with the curved facade. 

From the East, Interstate 40:

Take I-40 W and I-235 N to N Walnut Ave. Take exit 1E from I-235 N; Continue onto N Walnut Ave; Turn right onto NE 10th St. Entrance to OSSM will be on your left.  The Shedrick Library is directly in front of you as you drive through the gates - the building with the curved facade.  

 

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Is OSSM a private school?

No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature.  The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year.  OSSM is categorized as a state agency.  See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines. 

What is the tuition to attend OSSM?

There is no tuition for an Oklahoma resident student to attend the school.  Room and board are provided by the state.  Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.

Who can attend OSSM?

OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school.  Applications are due in March of the sophomore year.  OSSM now accepts nonresident and international students for paying tuition.

What high school is the only one in Oklahoma that teaches Geoscience courses?

OSSM

How have OSSM graduates helped Oklahoma's economy?

Of the 1,400+ OSSM graduates since 1992, more than half who have completed a degree and have entered the workforce are working in Oklahoma. Ten of those have started their own businesses in our state. An independent report credits OSSM with a $40 million economic impact in Oklahoma.