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About Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma is a public, state school in an suburban setting in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma was founded in 1890 and now enrolls around 30,893 students a year, including 22,188 undergrads.

Oklahoma offers housing for up to 0 students. Most students live off campus,.

As of 2021, the total market value of Oklahoma's endowment was $1.105 billion The institution spends around $10,604 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 19.3 undergraduate students for every full-time Oklahoma professor.

2021 Oklahoma Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 83%
Average GPA 3.6
In-State Tuition $4,788
Out-of-State $20,169

Oklahoma Regular Decision Deadline 2022

February 1 is the final deadline to submit an application for Fall. All regular decision applicants will receive an admissions decision by September 1.

Oklahoma Early Admission

University of Oklahoma does not offer early decision but does offer early action.

Mark Your Calendar!

The deadline to apply early to Oklahoma is on November 1, 2021, which is coming up soon!

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Oklahoma Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Oklahoma. Around 83% of applicants get into Oklahoma each year. Out of 15,451 applications received in 2021, 12,883 students were offered admission.

Oklahoma Waitlist 2021

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

How Do I Get Into University of Oklahoma?

Oklahoma is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Oklahoma, applicants must submit the following items.

Oklahoma Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements 15 specified curricular units
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1-3
Transcript of High School Record

Oklahoma Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Oklahoma is 3.6 on a 4.0 scale.

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

Does Oklahoma Require the ACT or SAT?

Oklahoma is test optional. 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, 34% submitted the SAT. 66% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Oklahoma

Yes! Oklahoma provides on-campus housing for students.

Oklahoma students are active in the school's Campus Activities Council Soonerthon, Campus Activities Council Homecoming and Engineers Club. Campus Activities Council Homecoming, The Big Event, and and Campus Activities Council Soonerthon are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

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

Financial Aid at Oklahoma

Oklahoma meets 78.9% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $14,643 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! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Oklahoma a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a college is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Oklahoma

About 87% of students who start at Oklahoma come back the next year. Out of the 3,861 students who started at Oklahoma as first-time freshman, 1,772 graduate within four years.

Oklahoma's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 72%. 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 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, 40% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

Recent grads have an average starting salary of $54,315 a year. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $31,823 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Oklahoma sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Oklahoma a good school for you?

Applying to Oklahoma for Fall 2022?

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Where is Oklahoma?

Oklahoma is located in the suburban setting of Norman, Oklahoma, less than an hour from Oklahoma City.

If you want to see Oklahoma for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 35 to Norman, 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 and Norman are like without leaving home.

Considering Colleges in Oklahoma?

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College Info

660 Parrington Oval Norman, OK 73019-0390

Campus Setting: Suburban

Oklahoma Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oklahoma is Feb 1.

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

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


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Oklahoma ACT Scores


ACT Range

23 - 29

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Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1280


Math SAT Range

540 - 650


Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

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Wondering what life at Oklahoma is like? There are approximately 30,893 students enrolled at Oklahoma, including 22,188 undergraduate students and 8,705 graduate students. 87% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from OK and 35% percent of students are from other states.


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