Chances of getting into University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
77.7%
Admission Difficulty for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into OU and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #16 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 12,283 out of 15,811 applicants were admitted making University of Oklahoma Norman Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 33 percent. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 36% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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OU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1140-1350
Applicants Submitting SAT
34%
SAT Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 680
SAT Composite 75th 1350
Average SAT Score 1250

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Oklahoma Norman Campus?

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus typically requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1250 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 34 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1350 and Above Good >86%
1245 to 1350 Avg + 78%-86%
1140 to 1245 Avg - 68%-78%
1035 to 1140 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 1035 Low <55%
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OU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
84%
ACT Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
ACT Scores for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 26

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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 84 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Oklahoma Norman Campus.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >86%
26 to 29 Avg + 78%-86%
23 to 26 Avg - 68%-78%
20 to 23 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 20 Low <55%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.59
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.59 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as OU accepts 78% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Oklahoma Norman Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 39% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 11% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 5% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

64% of University of Oklahoma Norman Campus freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Oklahoma Norman Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 33%
Top 25% of class 64%
Top 50% of class 92%
Bottom 50% of class 8%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,746 7,065 15,811
Accepted 6,784 5,499 12,283
Acceptance Rate 78% 78% 78%
Enrolled 2,403 1,982 4,385
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 35% 36% 36%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Oklahoma Norman Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
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=207500 IPEDS survey data for University of Oklahoma Norman Campus.

Frequently Asked Questions

34% of students submit their SAT scores to OU. 84% 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 very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1140 and 1350. 34% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 23 and 29. 84% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.