Oklahoma Wesleyan University (http://www.okwu.edu) is an evangelical Christian university of the Wesleyan Church located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University was founded by the Wesleyan Church to provide higher education within a Christian environment for Wesleyan youth. Bartlesville Wesleyan College, its predecessor, was founded on the campus in Bartlesville, Oklahoma from a series of mergers of several schools. In August of 2001 Bartlesville Wesleyan College became Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
Bartlesville Wesleyan College (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/bwc.php)
Miltonvale Wesleyan College (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/miltonvale.php)
Central Pilgrim College (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/centralpilgrim.php)
Holiness Evangelistic Institute (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/holinessevangelistic.php)
Pilgrim Bible College (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/pilgrimbible.php)
Colorado Springs Bible College (http://www.okwu.edu/alumni/antecedents/coloradosprings.php)
Timeline of OWU
Miltonvale Wesleyan College is founded in Miltonvale, Kansas.
Colorado Springs Bible College is founded in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Pilgrim Bible College is founded in Pasadena, California.
Holiness Evangelistic Institute is founded in El Monte, California.
Colorado Springs Bible College, Pilgrim Bible College and Holiness Evangelistic Institute merge to become Central Pilgrim College in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.
The Pilgrim Holiness Church and Wesleyan Methodist Church merge to become the Wesleyan Church. Central Pilgrim College becomes Bartlesville Wesleyan College.
Miltonvale Wesleyan College and Bartlesville Wesleyan College merge and retain the Bartlesville Wesleyan College name.
Bartlesville Wesleyan College becomes Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
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