The oldest higher learning institution in Oklahoma, Northeastern State University is a public university. The fields of study at the University are psychology, accounting, criminal justice, cell, and molecular biology; nursing, business administration, health, and human performance, and elementary education. NSU offers 69 undergraduate degrees, 18 graduate degrees, and 13 pre-professional programs in five colleges. There is also a distance-learning program, by which students who cannot attend the university due to any obligations can complete courses via the internet. The university offers a lot of scholarships and financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1.