Admission Requirements

Freshmen

Regular admission standards include a 22 ACT or 1020 SAT (excluding the writing portion) and an cumulative 3.0 GPA. Oklahoma City University recalculates every high school grade point average on a standard 4.0 scale. All Pre-AP, Honors, and AP courses are weighted on a 5 point scale (A=5, B=4, C=3, D=1). Our calculation will be used for admission and scholarship purposes. 

Transfers

Applicants must have a minimum of 2.0, be in good standing from a regionally accredited university and must meet all OCU requirements. Transfer students with 29 or fewer hours of transferable credit must submit an official high school transcript and ACT/SAT scores to Oklahoma City University in order to be considered for admission.

Incoming summer/fall 2016 transfer students with a conferred Associate of Science (AS) or Associate in Arts (AA) degree (not an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree) from an accredited college or university can enter OCU as "general education completed." However, two general education requirements that are specific to our college culture and enrich the OCU experience - Biblical Literature or World Religions, and a service learning course - if not present on the transcript, must be completed while matriculated at OCU.

Graduate

Admission to Oklahoma City University's master's degree programs is open to all students holding bachelor's degrees from regionally accredited colleges or universities and meeting the criteria indicating high potential to succeed in graduate-level work. Doctoral programs may require a master's degree. Please see the Academic Degree Programs section in the graduate catalog for specific admission information.

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International

Undergraduate
International students are eligible to apply to Oklahoma City University's undergraduate programs if they have completed the equivalent of a High School Diploma or with completion of Higher/Senior Secondary School. Students must also demonstrate English Proficiency by submitting one of the following: TOEFL (ibt) score of 80, IELTS 6.0 (no sub-band lower than 5.5), or ELS level 112.

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Graduate

International students are eligible to apply to Oklahoma City University's graduate programs if they possess the equivalent of a U.S. four-year Bachelor's degree from a recognized or accredited university. Students must also demonstrate English Proficiency. For most programs, a TOEFL (ibt) score of 80, IELTS 6.0 (no sub-band lower than 5.5), or ELS level 112 will meet this requirement. Some programs have higher English Proficiency requirements. 

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