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USAO Admission Requirements

Chickasha, Oklahoma

Chances of getting into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53%
Admission Difficulty for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into USAO and can I get accepted? The school has a 53% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 829 out of 1,563 applicants were admitted making USAO a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 26% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at USAO, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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USAO SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
820-1010
Applicants Submitting SAT
8%
SAT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 400
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 820
SAT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 500
SAT Math 75th 510
SAT Composite 75th 1010
Average SAT Score 920

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma typically requires applicants to be in the top 88 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 820 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 720. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 920 out of 1600. The school ranks #13 in Oklahoma for highest average SAT composite score. 8 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1010 and Above Good >66%
915 to 1010 Avg + 53%-66%
820 to 915 Avg - 40%-53%
725 to 820 Reach 28%-40%
Less than 725 Low <28%
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USAO ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
92%
ACT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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

Admission data indicates that USAO regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >68%
21 to 24 Avg + 53%-68%
19 to 21 Avg - 42%-53%
17 to 19 Reach 33%-42%
Less than 17 Low <33%
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USAO GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.43
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into USAO. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as USAO accepts 53% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 20% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 10% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

66% of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 43%
Top 50% of class 66%
Bottom 50% of class 34%
Bottom 25% of class 6%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,102 461 1,563
Accepted 588 241 829
Acceptance Rate 53% 52% 53%
Enrolled 159 56 215
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 27% 23% 26%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
22

Applicants have 22 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Admission 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 Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
A
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Pine Bluff, Arkansas

G
Grambling State University

Grambling, Louisiana

L
Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, Louisiana

P
Prairie View A & M University

Prairie View, Texas

T
Texas Southern University

Houston, Texas

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207722 IPEDS survey data for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

FAQs

Does University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma prefer SAT or ACT?

8% of students submit their SAT scores to USAO. 92% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

53% of those who apply are granted admission to USAO. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 820 and 1010. 8% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 24. 92% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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