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"As a Christian community of scholars, we model the hospitality of grace, the pursuit of truth, and the practice of discipleship"
-from the SNU Mission Statement
Campus Community at SNU

SNU's transformative mission doesn't stop at the classroom door. Each area listed here contributes to that mission as part of a community engaging students with each other and with the world around them.

Campus Community


Our Nazarene Heritage

Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to training people for service to God and their fellow man. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read More