Oklahoma City University (OCU)

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Oklahoma City University can be found in Oklahoma City, OK, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. About two thousand students are enrolled at OCU.

Students can submit either the SAT Exam or ACT scores at OCU. A score in the range of 1100 - 1300 on the SAT exam, or 22 - 29 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the OCU average GPA ranges from 3.23 to 3.57 for accepted students. Oklahoma City University admits around 70 percent of those that apply per year. Of those that are admitted, about 26 percent registered for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at okcu.edu.

Overall OCU Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Oklahoma City University was reported as 74.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,720 applications submitted to OCU. 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

  • OCU ACT Scores: 22 - 29
  • OCU Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Oklahoma City University?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to OCU is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Oklahoma City University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 72.1%
  • 2017-2018: 71.7%
  • 2018-2019: 76.2%
  • 2019-2020: 74.6%
  • Projected OCU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 69.0%

How Does OCU Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Oklahoma City University is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Southwestern Christian University62.1%
Oklahoma Christian University66.6%
Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College44.0%
Oklahoma Baptist University57.5%
University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma64.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to OCU (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 660
Math530 - 640
Total Score1100 - 1300
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 31
Math20 - 26
Composite Score22 - 29
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