OU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Ottawa University Ottawa
|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into OU and can I get accepted? The school has a 80% acceptance rate ranking it #14 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 893 out of 1,110 applicants were admitted making Ottawa University Ottawa an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 63 percent. Ottawa University Ottawa typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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OU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT8%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||500|
|SAT Composite 25th||980|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||610|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1150|
|Average SAT Score||1070|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Ottawa University Ottawa?
Ottawa University Ottawa typically requires applicants to be in the top 64 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 980 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 890. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1070 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1150 and Above||Good||>87%|
|1065 to 1150||Avg +||80%-87%|
|980 to 1065||Avg -||70%-80%|
|895 to 980||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 895||Low||<58%|
OU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT92%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||16|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||20|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into OU?
Admission data indicates that OU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #16 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ottawa University Ottawa.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>87%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||80%-87%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||70%-80%|
|16 to 18||Reach||58%-70%|
|Less than 16||Low||<58%|
Avg. High School GPA3.15*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Ottawa University Ottawa. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Ottawa University Ottawa was 3.15 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Kansas for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.15 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as OU accepts 80% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||22%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Ottawa University Ottawa and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155627 IPEDS survey data for Ottawa University Ottawa.