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Admissions Requirements

The following information applies to U.S. citizens and resident aliens (have Green Card). International students who need a visa should go to the International Admissions webpage.

All students must meet the criteria for both the high school curricular requirements and the high school performance requirements as defined by OSRHE. The following high school curricular requirements have been established for students seeking admission to Oklahoma colleges and universities:

The 15 units of high school course work required for college admission to public colleges and universities in the State System. The following high school curricular requirements have been established for students seeking admission to Oklahoma colleges and universities. These include:

The admission policies of OSU Institute of Technology are those approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education on Admission to and Transfer among Oklahoma Colleges and Universities of the State System. Students will be admitted in one of the following admission categories:

Admission of First-Time College Students

Students Seeking Admission to AS, or Baccalaureate Degree Programs

Any individual who:

  1. is a graduate of a high school accredited by the appropriate regional association or by an appropriate accrediting agency of the home state or has achieved a high school equivalency certificate based on the GED;
  2. has met the curricular requirements as set forth by the OSRHE policy; and
  3. has participated in the ACT test is eligible for admission to OSUIT.

Students Seeking Admission to AAS Degree Programs

Any individual who:

  1. is a graduate of high school accredited by the appropriate regional association or by an appropriate accrediting agency of the home state or has achieved a high school equivalency certificate based on the GED; and
  2. has participated in the ACT test is eligible for admission to OSUIT.

First Time College Students Requirements

Graduates from an accredited high school are eligible for admission provided they:

  1. Submit an Application for Admission
  2. Participate in ACT testing or SAT testing
  3. Submit an official High School transcript, and;
  4. Participate in COMPASS assessment as explained under Academic Profiling.

Non-High School Graduates are eligible for admission provided they are 18 years of age or older and their high school class has graduated and they:

  1. Submit an Application for Admission
  2. Participate in ACT testing or SAT testing
  3. Submit an official transcripts of previous academic history including GED certificate if taken, and;
  4. Participate in COMPASS assessment as explained under Academic Profiling.

Admission of Transfer Students

A Transfer Student is any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial/developmental (zero-level courses) or pre-college work and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high school students.

Admission by Transfer within the State System

Undergraduate students entering OSUIT by transfer from another State System institution must meet both the high school curricular requirements and academic performance standards of OSUIT and must have a GPA high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work.

Admission by Transfer from Non-State System Institutions

Undergraduate students wishing to transfer from non-State System institutions to OSUIT may do so by meeting the entrance requirements of OSUIT; and also meet the following:

  1. Transcripts of record from colleges and universities accredited by the HLC or other regional associations will be given full value.
  2. Each nonresident applicant must be in good standing in the institution from which the applicant plans to transfer.
  3. Transcripts of record from institutions not accredited by a regional association may be accepted in transfer when appropriate to the student’s degree program and when the receiving institution has had an opportunity to validate the courses or programs.

Transfer Student Requirements

Individuals who have enrolled in one or more colleges prior to enrollments at OSUIT must provide the following documentation depending upon the number of hours completed at previous colleges.

Students with fewer than 24 credit hours:

  1. Submit an Application for Admission
  2. Participate in ACT testing or SAT testing
  3. Submit an official High School transcript, and;
  4. Submit an official college transcript from each college attended;
  5. Participate in COMPASS assessment as explained under Academic Profiling.

Students with 24 or more credit hours:

  1. Submit an Application
  2. Participate in ACT testing or SAT testing, and;
  3. Submit an official college transcript from each college attended;
  4. Participate in COMPASS assessment as explained under Academic Profiling.

Special Admission

Under certain circumstances the institution is allowed to admit students under a special admission category. The OSRHE allow each institution to determine if the student meets one of the following criteria for special admission to the university:

Special Non-Degree Seeking Student

Students who wish to enroll in courses without intending to pursue a degree may be permitted to enroll in no more than nine credit hours without submitting academic credentials or meeting the academic curricular or performance requirements of the institution of desired entry. Retention standards will be enforced. Once a student has completed the designated number of hours, the student is required to meet the formal admission or transfer criteria for the institution of desired entry in order to enroll in additional course work.

Adult Admission

Students who are 21 years of age or older or on active military duty may be admitted based on criteria established at the campus level. Related to the curricular requirements, students admitted under the adult admission category must demonstrate proficiency to the satisfaction of the entering institution in the curricular area the student desires to pursue.

Non High School Graduate. Any student who:

  1. is not a high school graduate but whose high school class has graduated; and
  2. has participated in the ACT test is eligible for admission to OSUIT.
  3. A GED recipient’s high school class must have graduated to be eligible for admission.

Home Study or Non-Recognized Accredited or Unaccredited High Schools

An individual who is a graduate of a private, parochial, or other nonpublic high school which is not accredited by a recognized accrediting agency is eligible for admission as follows:

  1. The student must have participated in the ACT or SAT test
  2. The student’s high school class of his or her peers must have graduated.
  3. The student must satisfy the high school curricular requirements for the institution to which the student is applying, as certified by the school or for home study, the parent.

Admission of International Students

Students who require a visa to study in the United States are eligible for admission if they:

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