Bacone College, formerly Bacone Indian University, is a private liberal arts college in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Founded in 1880 as the Indian University by Almon C. Bacone, Bacone College is the oldest continuously operated institution of higher education in Oklahoma. The college has strong historic ties to several tribal nations, including the Muscogee Nation and the Cherokees, and also to the American Baptist Churches USA.
Bacone College is a member of the Higher Learning Commission, the Oklahoma Independent College Foundation and Universities, the Joint Review Commission for Radiography Education, the National League for Nursing, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, and an affiliate member of the Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Its current president is Dr. Ferlin Clark, a citizen of the Navajo Nation and graduate of University of Arizona.