"Northeastern State University" Tahlequah Things to Do Tip by Stephen-KarenConn

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Northeastern State University, originally founded by the Cherokee Nation as the Tahlequah Female Seminary, in 1891, is the oldest institution of higher learning in Oklahoma and one of the oldest west of the Mississippi River. It offers degrees in 69 areas of study, and boasts the highest Native American enrollment of any university in America.

Being a university town means that Tahlequah has an abundance of cultural and athletic events and continuing education opportunities. The university also gives access to genealogical research collections specific to Native American and regional history.

The main campus of Northeastern is in Tahlequah, with branch campuses in Broken Arrow and Muskogee.

Address: 600 N. Grand Avenue, Tahlequah, OK 74464
Directions: Just north, and within walking distance, of downtown Tahlequah
Phone: 1-800-722-9614
Website: http://www.nsuok.edu/

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Dec 21, 2006
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