If you want to apply to Oklahoma, the regular decision application deadline is February 1 and the application fee costs $40.
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.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than September 1.
|Oklahoma 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.6|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||31.2%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||34%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||66%|
University of Oklahoma does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is November 1, which is coming up fast!
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.
Oklahoma is a moderately difficult school to get into. Oklahoma evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, Oklahoma accepted 83% of students, around 12,883 of the 15,451 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Oklahoma, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to honors college program is program extremely difficult.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
In 2021, Oklahoma waitlisted 2,161 students. Of those, 2,161 eventually got off the waitlist.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you shine.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
To apply, all applicants to Oklahoma must submit the following items. Double check with Oklahoma's admissions department to confirm all application materials and 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||√|
Students admitted to Oklahoma have an average unweighted GPA of 3.6.
Out of all students that were admitted, 62.1% submitted a class rank. At Oklahoma 31.2% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 62.2% were in the top 25% and 91.2% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Oklahoma, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||32.9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||25.1%|
|3.25 and 3.49||16.4%|
|3.00 and 3.24||9.3%|
|2.50 and 2.9||4.1%|
|2.00 and 2.49||0.2%|
Oklahoma does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Oklahoma has 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.
In 2021, 34% of Oklahoma's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 66% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Oklahoma applicants, you should strive to earn between 1110 and 1280 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Oklahoma 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1280 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Oklahoma students scored 650 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Oklahoma students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Oklahoma, you should strive to earn between 23 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Oklahoma's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Oklahoma students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Oklahoma. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Oklahoma during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Oklahoma?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Oklahoma.
Does Oklahoma accept transfer credits?
Oklahoma accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Oklahoma accepts:
Does Oklahoma accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Oklahoma accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Oklahoma?
No, Oklahoma is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Oklahoma's acceptance rate?
Oklahoma's acceptance rate is 83%.
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How hard is it to get into Oklahoma? Oklahoma is a somewhat selective institution. The Oklahoma acceptance rate is 83%. This means that the institution accepts 83 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Oklahoma, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.63. 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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