Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU)

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Oklahoma State University-Main Campus can be found in Stillwater, OK, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The students enrolled at OSU number nearly 25,000 per year, and is one of the largest colleges in the state.

The majority of students admitted to this school had an SAT score in the range of 1060 to 1280, or got accepted with an ACT composite score within the range of 22 to 28. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.23 - 3.52. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus accepts around 70 percent of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 39 percent of students continue on to register and enroll. Using acceptance rate data from previous years, we can project that the Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) acceptance rate in 2021 is going to be around 67%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.okstate.edu.

Overall Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Oklahoma State University-Main Campus was reported as 70.0% in Fall 2020 with over 15,300 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • OSU ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • OSU Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Oklahoma State University-Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

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 State University-Main Campus has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 74.5%
  • 2017-2018: 74.2%
  • 2018-2019: 73.8%
  • 2019-2020: 70.0%
  • Projected OSU Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 67.4%

How Does Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Oklahoma State University-Main Campus is twenty-three percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Central Oklahoma84.1%
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus80.4%
Wichita State University91.7%
University of Arkansas77.1%
Texas Woman's University93.2%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (OSU) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math520 - 640
Total Score1060 - 1280
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 27
Math20 - 27
Composite Score22 - 28
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