Life in Oklahoma City
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus is one of only a few comprehensive health centers in the nation with seven health professions colleges – Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Graduate Studies – right in the heart of Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma City metro area has great educational opportunities, professional sports, a strong economy, a commitment to the arts, and one of the lowest costs of living in the United States. Read more about life in Oklahoma City.
The benefits of completing residency here at the University of Oklahoma do not end when you leave the hospital! Oklahoma offers something for everybody. The Oklahoma City Thunder NBA basketball team, Oklahoma City Dodgers Minor League Baseball team, Oklahoma City Energy Football Club, University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University provide plenty of sports entertainment to keep the city alive and excited throughout every season. There are ample opportunities for club sports and intramural sports offered through various social organizations in the city.
For those seeking arts and culture, there is the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Civic Center Music Hall, and the Lyric Theater. For those looking for family entertainment, the Oklahoma City Zoo is a top 10 zoo nationally and the nearby interactive Oklahoma Science Museum, Myriad Botanical Gardens, Scissortail Park, and River Sport in the Boathouse District offers an unforgettable experience.
Oklahoma City is also home to an incredible and diverse food scene including authentic Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, BBQ and is the location of Nonesuch which was named “America’s Best New Restaurant” in 2018.Trendy bars and restaurants are always popping up in various parts of the city and are great places to spend time outside of work. These luxuries are further complemented with Oklahoma’s rich outdoor life. Nearby lakes, rivers and hiking trails offer the pleasures of fishing, kayaking, hiking, biking and boating – all within city limits.
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