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#4 Best Public Universities in Oklahoma

SWOSU Admission Requirements

Weatherford, Oklahoma

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Chances of getting into Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
93%
Admission Difficulty for Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into SWOSU and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at SWOSU is 93%.  It ranks #18 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Southwestern Oklahoma State University is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,987 out of 2,132 applicants were admitted.

The school has very easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent (SAT 0/0 ACT 18/23). Southwestern Oklahoma State University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The SWOSU application fee is $0 and applications are due by Aug 8.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Southwestern Oklahoma State University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

SWOSU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Southwestern Oklahoma State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Southwestern Oklahoma State University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

SWOSU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
96%
ACT Scores for Southwestern Oklahoma State University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Southwestern Oklahoma State University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into SWOSU?

Admission data indicates that SWOSU 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 96 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Southwestern Oklahoma State University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >96%
20 to 23 Avg + 93%-96%
18 to 20 Avg - 90%-93%
16 to 18 Reach 85%-90%
Less than 16 Low <85%
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SWOSU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Southwestern Oklahoma State University?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into SWOSU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southwestern Oklahoma State University was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #10 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as SWOSU accepts 93% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southwestern Oklahoma State University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 11.28% Good
3.75 to 3.99 27.44% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 20.55% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 15.16% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 9.27% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 11.91% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 3.76% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 0.63% Reach
less than 1.00 0% Reach

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

74% of Southwestern Oklahoma State University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Southwestern Oklahoma State University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 22%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 74%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Southwestern Oklahoma State University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,323 809 2,132
Accepted 1,240 747 1,987
Acceptance Rate 94% 92% 93%
Enrolled 466 345 811
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 46% 41%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 8, 2022
Days left to Apply
40

Applicants have 40 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 8, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Southwestern Oklahoma State University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southwestern Oklahoma State University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Southwestern Oklahoma State University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southwestern Oklahoma State University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207865 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern Oklahoma State University.

FAQs

Does Southwestern Oklahoma State University prefer SAT or ACT?

96% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Southwestern Oklahoma State University?

93% of those who apply are granted admission to SWOSU. Admission competition is and the college has very easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Southwestern Oklahoma State University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 96% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.