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The Princeton Review ranks OU among the best in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost for students. As one of the most affordable universities in the Big 12 and the country, OU is consistently ranked in the 100 Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation. Now with over $285 million in gifts and pledges as part of the Campaign for Scholarships, OU has been able to more than double private scholarships.

 



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FRESHMEN
4,175

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AVERAGE ACT
26.4

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NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARS
800+

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OUT OF STATE STUDENTS
44%


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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
At OU we use a wholistic admissions process which means we don't have a specific GPA or test score we're looking for in each student. Instead, we take into account several factors in addition to academic achievement.

Freshman Class Profile

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APPLY TO OU
Do you have credits to transfer? Are you applying for graduate school? When do you need to apply? Find all the answers to your questions about applying to OU on the Admissions website.

How and when to apply

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FIND YOUR MAJOR
Did you know that OU has 3 different film majors, one of the best meteorology programs in the country, and a world-renowned dance major? Check out these and 150 other majors to see what inspires you!

Browse and search OU majors

OU Bound App: everything in one place, updates as you go, never miss a deadline

OU BOUND APP
Once you're admitted to OU download the OU Bound App to stay updated on everything you need to do before your first day as a new Sooner. The best part is the app will automatically update as you complete tasks.

Learn more about OU Bound

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COST
In an effort to save students money, undergraduate tuition for full time students is based on a flat rate of 15 credit hours. As one of the most affordable universities in the country, The Princeton Review recently named OU a “Best Value College."

Cost of attendance