University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO)

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University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma can be found in Chickasha, OK, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. USAO has only about 800 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

Many of the students accepted into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma earned an SAT score between 815 - 1010, or got accepted with an ACT composite score between 19 - 24. We were able to estimate the USAO average GPA (2.98 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 64% of all students that apply are granted admission to USAO, from which 61% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall USAO Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma was reported as 64.5% in Fall 2020 with over 470 applications submitted to University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. 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

  • USAO ACT Scores: 19 - 24
  • USAO Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, 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 University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 48.8%
  • 2017-2018: 52.1%
  • 2018-2019: 53.0%
  • 2019-2020: 64.5%
  • Projected USAO Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 52.9%

How Does USAO Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College44.0%
Southwestern Christian University62.1%
Bacone College72.0%

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
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • 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 USAO (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading395 - 500
Math420 - 510
Total Score815 - 1010
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 24
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