OU Admission RequirementsOttawa, Kansas
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 78% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Kansas for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 279 out of 357 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 69 percent. Ottawa University Ottawa typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 87% chose to enroll. This indicates that admission to the school is highly desirable and it may be a primary choice for many students.
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OU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT21%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||470|
|SAT Composite 25th||950|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||570|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1120|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
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 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 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 860. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Kansas for highest average SAT composite score. 21 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|
|1120 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1035 to 1120||Avg +||78%-86%|
|950 to 1035||Avg -||68%-78%|
|865 to 950||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 865||Low||<55%|
OU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT61%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||16|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||20|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||19|
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 19 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #19 in Kansas for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 61 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Ottawa University Ottawa.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>86%|
|19 to 21||Avg +||78%-86%|
|17 to 19||Avg -||68%-78%|
|15 to 17||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 15||Low||<55%|
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 78% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||86%||88%||87%|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
21% of students submit their SAT scores to OU. 61% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to OU. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1120. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.