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Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Stillwater, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate71%

Oklahoma State University Admissions

Oklahoma State University is moderately difficult to get into. The acceptance rate at Oklahoma State University is 71%. Last year, 19,117 students applied to Oklahoma State University and 13,503 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to Oklahoma State University, the fee for the application costs $40.

Oklahoma State University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Oklahoma State University's admissions stats.

Oklahoma State University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.6
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 27.7%
Mean SAT Score 1128
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 24.6%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 70.7%
Waitlist No

Oklahoma State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Oklahoma State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Oklahoma State University?

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

➡️ See a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Oklahoma State University Admissions

Transferring to Oklahoma State University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Oklahoma State University?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Oklahoma State University

What does Oklahoma State University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Academic GPA Considered

Make sure to check with Oklahoma State University for more information on admission factors.

Oklahoma State University Application Requirements

To apply to Oklahoma State University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Oklahoma State University'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)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

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

Students admitted to Oklahoma State University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.

Out of all students that were admitted, 74% submitted a class rank. At Oklahoma State University 27.7% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 54.2% were in the top 25% and 82.9% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Oklahoma State University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 11.91%
3.75 and 3.99 33.73%
3.50 and 3.74 21.91%
3.25 and 3.49 15.31%
3.00 and 3.24 9.89%
2.50 and 2.9 6.78%
2.00 and 2.49 0.37%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Oklahoma State University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Oklahoma State University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 24.6% of Oklahoma State University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 70.7% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Oklahoma State University?

To be competitive with other Oklahoma State University applicants, you should aim to earn between 1010 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Oklahoma State University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1010, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Oklahoma State University student is 1128.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Oklahoma State University students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Oklahoma State University students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

To be most competitive at Oklahoma State University, you should strive to earn between 20 and 27 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 27 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Oklahoma State University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 27, and three out of four students scored lower than 27 on the ACT.

A 20 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Oklahoma State University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 20.

More Information on Transferring to Oklahoma State University

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

Transfer students can enroll in Oklahoma State University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Oklahoma State University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Oklahoma State University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Oklahoma State University.

Does Oklahoma State University accept transfer credits?

✅ Oklahoma State University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Oklahoma State University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Oklahoma State University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

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

❌ No, Oklahoma State University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Oklahoma State University's acceptance rate?

✅ Oklahoma State University has an acceptance rate of 71%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Oklahoma State University?

❌ Oklahoma State University does not offer early decision.

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Oklahoma State University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Oklahoma State University? Oklahoma State University is a somewhat selective institution. The Oklahoma State University acceptance rate is 71%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.


Oklahoma State University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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.

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

Oklahoma State University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1010 - 1240


Math SAT Range

500 - 620


Reading SAT Range

510 - 630

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1240 and Above


1010 to 1240


1010 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Oklahoma State University students is 1128. 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 1010 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1010 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Oklahoma State University.

Oklahoma State University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Oklahoma State University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.61. 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.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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