Oregon State University is a test optional school meaning you are not required to submit SAT scores with your application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required". If you do elect to submit your SAT scores, the following information is helpful to understand how you compare with other applicants.
The average composite SAT score for admitted Oregon State University freshman is 1245 out of 1600. OSU students have the 234th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1245 is in the 82nd percentile of all SAT test takers.
The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1120 to 1370. The 75th percentile score is 1370 while the 25th percentile score is 1120.
The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by OSU but we estimate it to be around a 990 total composite SAT score.
The average score for OSU students on the math portion of the SAT is 625 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 560 and the 75th percentile score 690.
The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 560 to 680 and the average score for Oregon State University students is 620.
Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Oregon State University based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 89.2%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.61.
An SAT score of 1370 or higher is very competitive at OSU and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. You have an almost certain chance of acceptance with the probability 94% or higher.
Scores between 1250 to 1360 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. Your chance of acceptance is very high, estimated about 89% to 94%.
SAT scores between 1120 to 1240 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 81% to 89% percent chance of being admitted.
SAT scores from 990 to 1110 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 80% chance of admission to OSU. SAT scores below 990 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209542 IPEDS survey data for Oregon State University.