Northwestern Oklahoma State University (NWOSU)

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NWOSU can be found in Alva, OK, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About 2,500 students are enrolled at NWOSU.

A large majority of students at this school scored between 17 (25th percentile) - 22 (75th percentile) on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the NWOSU average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.14 for accepted students. Northwestern Oklahoma State University admits around 60% of students applying per year. Of those that are admitted, around 82% attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall NWOSU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Northwestern Oklahoma State University was reported as 59.8% in Fall 2012 with over 888 college applications submitted to Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • NWOSU ACT Scores: 17 - 22
  • NWOSU Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.14

How Hard Is It to Get into Northwestern Oklahoma State University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Northwestern Oklahoma State University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for NWOSU has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 100.0%
  • 2009-2010: 59.1%
  • 2010-2011: 100.0%
  • 2011-2012: 73.4%
  • 2012-2013: 59.8%
  • Projected NWOSU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 73.0%

How Does NWOSU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Northwestern Oklahoma State University is eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southwestern Oklahoma State University90.3%
Newman University44.7%
Friends University58.6%
Southwestern College89.7%
Sterling College44.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to NWOSU (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 21
Math17 - 22
Composite Score17 - 22
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