If you want to apply to Southwestern, the application fee costs $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
Southwestern 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.
Southwestern is aslightly difficult school to get into. Southwestern has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, Southwestern accepted 93% of all applicants., around 1,987 of the 2,132 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Southwestern, MIN
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important 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 strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Southwestern must submit the following items. Double check with Southwestern's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale)||2.7|
|Other Requirements||√||minimum ACT score of 20 (940 SAT) or rank in the upper 50% of high school graduating class or have a high school GPA of 2.7 in the 15-unit core curriculum|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Southwestern have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 81% submitted a class rank. At Southwestern 22% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 74% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Southwestern Oklahoma State University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||27.44%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20.55%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.16%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.27%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11.91%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3.76%|
|Southwestern does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.|
Southwestern is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not. 96% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Southwestern, you should strive to earn between 18 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Southwestern's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Southwestern students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Southwestern.Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Southwestern during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Southwestern?
Students who are admitted to Southwestern must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Southwestern accept transfer credits?
Southwestern accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Southwestern accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Southwestern does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits
Do I have to submit test scores to Southwestern?
Southwestern. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Southwestern? Southwestern is a less selective institution. The Southwestern acceptance rate is 93%. This means that the institution accepts 93 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Southwestern is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Southwestern is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Southwestern is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Southwestern. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Southwestern, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.5. 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.
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