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About Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University is a public, state school that was founded in 1890. It is moderately difficult to get into Oklahoma State University. The institution enrolls around 24,405 students a year, including 20,307 undergrads.

Oklahoma State University does not offer early action and does not offer early decision.

Oklahoma State University Acceptance Rate 2021

The acceptance rate at Oklahoma State University is 67%. Out of 17,164 applications received in 2021, 11,515 students were offered admission .

Oklahoma State University Application Deadlines

Early Admissions at Oklahoma State University

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

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 67%
Average GPA 3.6
Mean ACT score 25
Mean SAT score 1142
In-State Tuition $5,356
Out-of-State $20,877

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Oklahoma State University.

Financial Aid at Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University meets 73.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,692 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University offers housing for up to 5,921 students.

Most Oklahoma State University students live off campus.

OSU Homecoming, Welcome Week, and and Remember the Ten Run are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Oklahoma State University.

What GPA Do I Need For Oklahoma State University?

Oklahoma State University is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities, recommendations and essays. Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.6 out of 4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Oklahoma State University is 1142. The mean ACT scores is 25.

Is Oklahoma State University Test Optional?

Oklahoma State University 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.

Out of all applicants, 33% submitted the SAT. 87% submitted the ACT.

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Oklahoma State University Waitlist 2021

Oklahoma State University reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Oklahoma State University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Oklahoma State University

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Oklahoma State University, around 85% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 3,862 students who started at Oklahoma State University as first-time freshman, 1,688 graduate within four years.

Oklahoma State University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 64%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Oklahoma State University Grads

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 60 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $52,443 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $26,086 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Oklahoma State University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Oklahoma State University a good school for you?

What is Oklahoma State University's Endowment?

Oklahoma State University's endowment was valued at $871,603,381 in 2021. For each full-time student, Oklahoma State University spends about $9,367.

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Where is Oklahoma State University Located?

Oklahoma State University is located in the small town setting of Stillwater, Oklahoma, less than an hour from Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

If you want to see Oklahoma State University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Stillwater, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Will Rogers World.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Oklahoma State University and Stillwater are like without leaving home.

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College Info

219 Student Union Stillwater, OK 74078

Campus Setting: Small Town

Oklahoma State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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

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

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Oklahoma State University ACT Scores


ACT Range

21 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Oklahoma State University is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Oklahoma State University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Oklahoma State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1240


Math SAT Range

510 - 620


Reading SAT Range

510 - 630

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Oklahoma State University students is 1142. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Oklahoma State University, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Oklahoma State University.

Oklahoma State University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Oklahoma State University is like? There are approximately 24,405 students enrolled at Oklahoma State University, including 20,307 undergraduate students and 4,098 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 72% percent are from OK and 28% percent of students are from other states.


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