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Colleges / Oklahoma Baptist University

Oklahoma Baptist University

Shawnee, OK 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate51%

Oklahoma Baptist University Admissions

It is moderately difficult to get into Oklahoma Baptist University. The acceptance rate at Oklahoma Baptist University is 51%. Out of 2,996 applications received in 2023, 1,514 students were offered admission.

Reach out to Oklahoma Baptist University's admissions department to confirm any application fees and information.

Oklahoma Baptist University Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Oklahoma Baptist University's admissions stats.

Oklahoma Baptist University 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.8
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 22%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 90%
Waitlist No

Oklahoma Baptist University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Oklahoma Baptist University.

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

Want to Apply Early to Oklahoma Baptist University?

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

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

More on Oklahoma Baptist University Admissions

Is Oklahoma Baptist University Challenging To Get Into?

Getting into Oklahoma Baptist University is moderately difficult. Oklahoma Baptist University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, Oklahoma Baptist University accepted 51% of all applicants, approximately 1,514 from the 2,996 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Oklahoma Baptist University, 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.

Transferring to Oklahoma Baptist University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Oklahoma Baptist University

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

What's Most Important for Getting Into Oklahoma Baptist 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 are most important in the admissions process. 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 areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Oklahoma Baptist University

What does Oklahoma Baptist 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 Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Extracurricular Activities Considered

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

Oklahoma Baptist University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Oklahoma Baptist University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Oklahoma Baptist 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) 3.0
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

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

Students admitted to Oklahoma Baptist University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.8. Oklahoma Baptist University considers weighted GPA scores from incomging students.

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

Oklahoma Baptist University 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 2022, 22% of Oklahoma Baptist University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 90% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Oklahoma Baptist University students scored 590 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Oklahoma Baptist University students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.

To be most competitive at Oklahoma Baptist University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Oklahoma Baptist University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Oklahoma Baptist University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.

More Information on Transferring to Oklahoma Baptist University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Oklahoma Baptist University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is August 1. Applicants should hear back by September 1.

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

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

Oklahoma Baptist University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Oklahoma Baptist University?

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

Does Oklahoma Baptist University accept transfer credits?

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

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

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

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

❌ No, Oklahoma Baptist University 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 may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Oklahoma Baptist University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Oklahoma Baptist University is 51%.

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

❌ Oklahoma Baptist University does not offer early decision.

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Oklahoma Baptist University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Oklahoma Baptist University? Oklahoma Baptist University is a somewhat selective institution. The Oklahoma Baptist University acceptance rate is 51%. This means that the institution accepts 50 out of every 100 applicants.


Oklahoma Baptist University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Oklahoma Baptist University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Oklahoma Baptist University is Aug 1.

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

Oklahoma Baptist University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

490 - 590


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

Oklahoma Baptist University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Oklahoma Baptist University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.85. 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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