Oklahoma City University Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Oklahoma City University regarding its recent data breach. The Oklahoma City University data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information belonging to over 27,000 individuals.


Oklahoma City University is a coeducational private university located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Organized into eight colleges and schools and one Methodist seminary, Oklahoma City University offers a wide variety of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in liberal arts, fine arts, sciences, and business. Founded in 1904, Oklahoma City University started as a Christian Methodist university with approximately 100 students. Today, Oklahoma City University maintains its Methodist values while its enrollment has grown to more than 1,700 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students. Oklahoma City University has a 79% acceptance rate and a 63% graduation rate with an average tuition of $23,000.


On July 23, 2022, Oklahoma City University discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Oklahoma City University determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On March 20, 2023, Oklahoma City University began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Driver’s license number
  • Address
  • Passport number

If you received a breach notification letter from Oklahoma City University:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Oklahoma City University data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Oklahoma City University;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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