The OU School of Meteorology's Summer Visitation Days for prospective undergraduate students will be held on June 27th and July 25th. Students will need to arrive to campus by 8:30 a.m. on the day of their appointment. Click here to request a day.


Welcome to the website for the School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma. The School is most well known for international leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar research. However, our expertise also includes atmospheric chemistry, monsoon circulations, polar studies, boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, dynamics and cloud physics. Our co-location in the National Weather Center with various federal and state partners along with nearby private sector firms allows our students to gain valuable experience and a broad prospective on the state of the atmospheric sciences.

Prospective Students

ImgThe School of Meteorology at the University of Oklahoma is the largest such program in the nation, with more than 300 undergraduate and 110 graduate students. It is ranked in the top ten of all atmospheric sciences graduate programs in the nation by the Chronicles of Higher Education.

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Current Students

Read detailed information about the degrees offered at the School of Meteorology, admission practices and other important policies related to the SoM programs.

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Student Spotlight

Student Img David J. Shellberg Scholarship & Barry Goldwater Scholarship for Excellence in Education Recepient

Meteorology major Benjamin Toms, Class of 2016, is the winner of this year’s David James Shellberg Scholarship for his paper “Development of a Black Ice Prediction Model for Emergency Preparedness and Response.”   This $500 scholarship is presented each year to a student… Read More

Research

The School of Meteorology is most well known for national leadership in the areas of severe storms, mesoscale dynamics, convective-scale modeling and radar studies. We are much more than severe weather research at SoM, covering such research areas as boundary layer and urban meteorology, climate, data assimilation, tropical meteorology, lightning, cloud physics, dynamics, and even polar studies.

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News

News Img Petra Klein promoted to Professor

The School of Meteorology is pleased to announce that Dr. Petra Klein has been promoted to full professor! Dr. Klein is a true asset to the School, and we are glad to have her.

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News Img School of Meteorology to host Summer Visitation Days for high school students

This summer, the SoM will host two Summer Visitation Days for students interested in majoring in Meteorology at OU. These days will be targeted toward rising sophomores and juniors, but students of other grades are welcome to attend. Attending a visitation day… Read More


Dr. Xuguang Wang and PECAN project featured in NSF article



Many may already be familiar with the PECAN project, and we’re thrilled to see the attention it’s getting at the national level!

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