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Northwestern Oklahoma State Admissions

If you want to apply to Northwestern Oklahoma State, the application fee is $15.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.

Northwestern Oklahoma State Admissions Stats at a Glance

Northwestern Oklahoma State 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 13%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 61%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 19%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Northwestern Oklahoma State?

Northwestern Oklahoma State University does not offer early decision or early action.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

Is Northwestern Oklahoma State Hard To Get Into?

Northwestern Oklahoma State is a moderately difficult school to get into. Northwestern Oklahoma State evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Northwestern Oklahoma State **accepted .

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Northwestern Oklahoma State, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

What's Most Important to Get In to Northwestern Oklahoma State?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Northwestern Oklahoma State

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Important
Alumni/ae Relations Not Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Important
Work Experience Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities Not Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Not Considered
Application Essay Considered
First Generation Not Considered
Interview Not Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Not Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Not Considered
State Residency Not Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Important
Volunteer Work Not Considered

Northwestern Oklahoma State Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Northwestern Oklahoma State must submit the following items. Double check with Northwestern Oklahoma State's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.7
Letter(s) of Recommendation 3
Transcript of High School Record

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Northwestern Oklahoma State?

Students admitted to Northwestern Oklahoma State have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 92% submitted a class rank. At Northwestern Oklahoma State 13% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 32% were in the top 25% and 63% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

At Northwestern Oklahoma State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges
4.0 GPA 92%
3.75 and 3.99 25%
3.50 and 3.74 17%
3.25 and 3.49 23%
3.00 and 3.24 11%
2.50 and 2.9 13%
2.00 and 2.49 3%

Northwestern Oklahoma State considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Northwestern Oklahoma State does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 61% of Northwestern Oklahoma State's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 19% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a Good SAT Score for Northwestern Oklahoma State?

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Northwestern Oklahoma State students scored 530 or higher and 75% of students scored 430 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Northwestern Oklahoma State students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 430 or higher.

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What's a Good ACT Score for Northwestern Oklahoma State?

To be most competitive at Northwestern Oklahoma State, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Northwestern Oklahoma State's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Northwestern Oklahoma State students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

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Transferring to Northwestern Oklahoma State University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Northwestern Oklahoma State. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Northwestern Oklahoma State during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term

Northwestern Oklahoma State Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Northwestern Oklahoma State?

Students who are admitted to Northwestern Oklahoma State must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Northwestern Oklahoma State accept transfer credits?

Northwestern Oklahoma State accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Northwestern Oklahoma State accepts:

  • CLEP subject tests
  • DSST/DANTES
  • ACE recommendations for credit

Does Northwestern Oklahoma State accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Northwestern Oklahoma State accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Northwestern Oklahoma State?

Northwestern Oklahoma State is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

Want To Learn More About Northwestern Oklahoma State?

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Northwestern Oklahoma State Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

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Northwestern Oklahoma State Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Northwestern Oklahoma State is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Northwestern Oklahoma State is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Northwestern Oklahoma State ACT Scores

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ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

22 and Above

Good

17 to 22

Avg

17 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Northwestern Oklahoma State is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Northwestern Oklahoma State. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Northwestern Oklahoma State SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

410 - 530

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Reading SAT Range

430 - 570

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Northwestern Oklahoma State GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.42

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Northwestern Oklahoma State, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.42. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,833

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

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Tuition and Fees

In State

$7,246

Out-of-State

$14,363

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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