Honors Program  
Requirements for Admission


Admission to the University Honors Program is separate from admission to Oklahoma City University. The following students are eligible to apply:

  • For first-year students, eligibility is based on the following: minimum composite ACT score of 27.
  • For transfer students, eligibility is based on a GPA of 3.5 or above. Up to twelve hours of honors credit from another college or university will count toward the program requirements.
  • For currently enrolled OCU students, eligibility is based on a GPA of 3.5 or above based on a minimum of 12 OCU hours.

Qualified students must submit an application and write two essays selected from a list of three. The honors committee will review the essays based on substance and content, correctness of grammar, demonstration of conceptual thinking, balanced point of view, development of ideas, organization, and originality.