Chances of getting into University of Oklahoma Norman Campus
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into OU and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #13 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 11,529 out of 15,579 applicants were admitted making OU a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 27 percent. University of Oklahoma Norman Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 39% 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
Applicants Submitting SAT28%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||630|
|SAT Math 25th||590|
|SAT Composite 25th||1220|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||720|
|SAT Composite 75th||1430|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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 22 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1220 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 1110. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 28 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|
|1430 and Above||Good||>83%|
|1325 to 1430||Avg +||74%-83%|
|1220 to 1325||Avg -||63%-74%|
|1115 to 1220||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 1115||Low||<50%|
OU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT88%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||23|
|ACT Math 25th||22|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||30|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|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 #2 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 88 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Oklahoma Norman Campus.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|29 and Above||Good||>83%|
|26 to 29||Avg +||74%-83%|
|23 to 26||Avg -||63%-74%|
|20 to 23||Reach||50%-63%|
|Less than 20||Low||<50%|
Avg. High School GPA3.59
Typical High School GradesB+
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 GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as OU accepts 74% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|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|
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||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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||37%||41%||39%|
Applications were DueFeb 1, 2019
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Oklahoma Norman Campus and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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|
|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.