How to apply - Freshmen
The Office of Admissions will review your application file once we have received all required parts of your application. Admission decisions are made on a continuous or “rolling” basis.
1. Completing the Online Application
OCU offers an online application. A $55 application fee or qualified waiver request must be submitted before your application will be considered complete.
Create an Account
Access the online application and follow prompts to create a username and password. Your user name and password are the same as your Star Page. If you have not yet created a Star Page, you will need to create a username and password when accessing the application. If you are returning to an existing application, enter your user name and password on the User Login Tab.
Complete and submit your application
Complete each section of the application thoroughly. Click the “Save and Continue” button at the bottom of each page to save your progress. Required questions are marked with an asterisk. As part of your application, you must submit an essay. You may upload a Word document. You will see a confirmation page and receive a confirmation email once your application has been submitted successfully.
The Common Application
Oklahoma City University also accepts the Common Application
You can choose your preferred application at the completion of these instructions.
2. Submitting Required Documents
High School Counselor Recommendation Form. You may submit your request for recommendation to your high school counselor through the online application. First, add the counselor’s name to the Recommendation Provider List. You will need to provide a counselor’s email address in order to process the request online. If you wish to print off the form and submit it directly to your counselor you may access the form from the Downloadable Forms link. Be sure to check the box on your application indicating the form will be submitted offline.
Official High School Transcript. An official high school transcript must be submitted. To be considered official, the transcript must be sent directly from the school. OCU accepts secure electronic transcripts from several reputable companies. Check with your high school to see if they participate with any electronic service. Please use firstname.lastname@example.org when asking the school to send the transcript to OCU via an electronic transcript service. We do not accept scanned copies of transcripts. You may be admitted with a six semester transcript, but you must send a final transcript after graduating.
Official ACT or SAT Scores. (OCU ACT code is 3416 and SAT code is 6543) Scores may appear on your high school transcript or be directly reported from the testing service. Test scores need not be reported independently if they have already been included with the official high school transcript. OCU accepts either ACT or SAT scores. You may submit as many individual test scores as you deem necessary. OCU will evaluate only your highest composite score. The February 2017 ACT and January 2017 SAT exam is the last exam that will be considered for academic and departmental scholarship upgrades.
AP or CLEP Scores. If an AP or CLEP score appears on your transcript, you are required to send the official score report to the Office of the Registrar prior to enrollment.
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To receive any Oklahoma City University scholarship for incoming Fall 2017 freshmen; students must submit their application and all required documents* by the priority deadline of March 1, 2017 for Fall 2017. After the priority deadlines, scholarship amounts are not guaranteed. The seventh semester high school transcript is the last transcript where academic and departmental scholarship upgrades are guaranteed. (Exceptions would be strongly considered for students in talent programs (academic and athletic) having performance-based state competitions or auditions post-March 1).
*Required documents include application, application essay, official high school transcript, official test scores, and high school counselor's recommendation form.