Osmaniye Vocational School which was firstly established in a building that belongs to the Municipality of Osmaniye in 1976, interconnected to the Ministry of National Education, later in 04.11.1981, with the adoption of the 2547 numbered Higher Education law, it was affiliated to Çukurova University. Connected to Çukurova University, Osmaniye Vocational School gained current campus area, Fakıuşağı Village, which is 5km away from the city center, through an allocation by Treasury on December 22, 1984.
As a result of an application containing the development of the campus area and state of the physical facilities, Faculty of Engineering, affiliating to Çukurova University has been established on June 23, 2006 with the 2006/10546 numbered Council of Ministers Decision which has been published in the 26207 numbered Official Gazette. With the 84th additional item of the 5662 numbered law which has been published in the 29.05.2009 dated and the 26536 numbered Official Gazette, Osmaniye Korkut Ata University has been founded.
The units at Osmaniye Korkut Ata University are located in the districts of Kadirli, Bahçe, Düziçi and Erzin together with Karacaoğlan central campus located in the Fakıuşağı Village. Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science and Literature, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Fine Arts, Faculty of Theology, Medical Colleges, School of Foreign Languages and Osmaniye Vocational School are situated in the central campus while Kadirli, Bahçe, Düziçi and Erzin Vocational Schools are involved in the districts. Besides, School of Applied Sciences is also available in the district of Kadirli.