Oklahoma
Postsecondary Admission Requirements

Post

Four-Year Institutions

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education require applicants to complete a 15-unit pre-college curriculum. Institutions admit applicants through a combination of performance measures, including high school GPA, class rank, and ACT/SAT scores. Institutions may make exceptions to minimum standards for up to 8 percent of first-time freshmen class or 50 students, whichever number is greater.

Required High School Curriculum

Subject

Units

Course Requirements

English

4

Courses should integrate a writing component

Math

3

Units chosen from Algebra I, geometry, Algebra II, trigonometry, math analysis, pre-calculus, and statistics

Science

3

Three laboratory sciences (e.g., biology, chemistry, physics)

History & Citizenship

3

One unit of American history and two additional units chosen from history, economics, geography and government  

Other

2

Options include courses in additional core subjects (including Advanced Placement), computer science and foreign language

Total

15

 

Note: The Regents recommend additional units in fine arts (two), lab science and math (one each).

Minimum Performance Requirements for First-Time Students

Institution or Type

Option 1: Standardized

Option 2: GPA and Class Rank

Option 3: GPA in Pre-College Core

University of Oklahoma

24 ACT/1090 SAT

3.0 or Top 50% Rank

GPA: 3.0

Class Rank: Top 25%

N/A

Oklahoma State University

24 ACT/1090 SAT

GPA: 3.0

Class Rank: Top 33%

GPA: 3.0

21 ACT/980 SAT

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

24 ACT/1090 SAT

3.0 or Top 50% Rank

GPA: 3.0

Class Rank: Top 25%

GPA: 3.0

22 ACT/1020 SAT

Regional Universities

20 ACT/940 SAT

GPA: 2.7

Class Rank: Top 50%

GPA 2.7

Two-Year and/or Technical Colleges

Applicants must possess high school diplomas or GED credentials. Students who plan to enter a degree or certificate program must complete the 15-unit, pre-college curriculum requirements and present scores from ACT or a similar assessment.