Located 15 miles east of Guthrie, Langston is a community rich in cultural pride,
heritage and tradition. It is the home of Langston University, which offers a
variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Langston University
is well known for their E. (Kika) de la Garza Institute Research Center which
attracts researchers from nations around the world.
Langston University, founded in 1897, just eight years after the Land Run, is the
state's only historically black institution of higher education. LU is committed to
academic excellence and pioneering research especially in the area of goat
farming. Our faculty and diverse student body are fortunate to enjoy small
classes, a lively student-centered campus and a superior level of education
embodied in a wide variety of associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral
degree programs. Langston University is proud of its 13,000 alumni, its rich
history and its dedication to preparing men and women to be 21 century leaders
in a global marketplace.
|Goat research conducted at
E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for
Goat Research focuses
on nutritional research
for Angora, Meat and
The facility includes a
150 goat dairy, a creamery,
lab/office buildings and
a field demonstration
building where Oklahoma
Angora Buck evaluation is
conducted each year.
In addition there are special
labs for milk analysis,
fiber analysis and health
issues found in goat populations.
Home of Langston
and the Goat
Institute go to:
The Indian Meridian Monument in Langston commemorates the
surveying of the meridian in 1870 which locates the division line
between Oklahoma and Indian Territories. Today, this monument
is the reference point for all surveys in the state of Oklahoma.
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