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USAO Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

52.1%
Admission Difficulty for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into USAO? The school has a 52% acceptance rate. Last year, 549 out of 1,053 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 67 percent. University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 37% 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
900-1090
Applicants Submitting SAT
9%
SAT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 900
SAT Scores for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 550
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1090
Estimated Average SAT 1000
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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 78 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 900 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 800. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. 9 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.

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
1090 and Above Good >65%
995 to 1090 Avg + 52%-65%
900 to 995 Avg - 39%-52%
805 to 900 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 805 Low <27%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
60%
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
Estimated Average ACT 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. 60 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

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 >67%
21 to 24 Avg + 52%-67%
19 to 21 Avg - 41%-52%
17 to 19 Reach 32%-41%
Less than 17 Low <32%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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

You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. 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. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as USAO accepts 52% 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 Admission Chances
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

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%

Admission Statistics

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 701 351 1,053
Accepted 377 171 549
Acceptance Rate 54% 49% 52%
Enrolled 138 65 203
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 38% 37%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Sep 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
133

Applicants have 133 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Sep 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to USAO before the Sep 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17
Jun 1 Jul 10
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Jun 8 Jun 18
Jul 13 Jul 23

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and what considerations affect 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

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.