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Colleges / Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Weatherford, OK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate93%
Acceptance Rate93%

Southwestern Admissions

Reach out to Southwestern Oklahoma State University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Southwestern Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Southwestern's admissions stats.

Southwestern 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 20%
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 83%
Waitlist No

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Info Not Available –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Southwestern?

Southwestern Oklahoma State University may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with Southwestern directly for more information about early applications.

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

More on Southwestern Oklahoma State University Admissions

Transferring to Southwestern Oklahoma State University

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Southwestern

Southwestern has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Southwestern?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When assembling 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 stand out.

Admissions Factors at Southwestern

What does Southwestern 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
Academic GPA Very Important
Class Rank Very Important

Make sure to check with Southwestern for more information on admission factors.

Southwestern 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Southwestern, all applicants 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)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
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(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Southwestern?

Students admitted to Southwestern have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 88% submitted a class rank. At Southwestern 20% 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%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

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

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 10.49%
3.75 and 3.99 29.48%
3.50 and 3.74 22.95%
3.25 and 3.49 14.13%
3.00 and 3.24 10.03%
2.50 and 2.9 9.73%
2.00 and 2.49 2.58%

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 Southwestern directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights 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

Southwestern considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Southwestern 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. 83% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Southwestern?

What is a Good ACT Score for Southwestern?

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More Information on Transferring to Southwestern Oklahoma State University

For transfer students, it is not 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

Southwestern Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Southwestern?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Southwestern.

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.

What is Southwestern's acceptance rate?

✅ Southwestern has an acceptance rate of 93%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Southwestern?

🟨 Southwestern may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

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Southwestern Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


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 92 out of every 100 applicants.


Southwestern Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

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

Southwestern ACT Scores


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Southwestern SAT Scores


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Southwestern GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Southwestern, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.53. 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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