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Admissions

General Requirements for admission include:

Contact Academic Records at 580-349-1373 for more information.

Automatic Scholarship Application:

Please note that your application for admission is also your application for OPSU scholarships.

While you are not required to complete the essay questions, we suggest you answer them to the best of your ability so that you will be considered for all applicable scholarship opportunities.

Specific Application requirements are listed for the following:

First Time Freshman Student

OPSU encourages all students to apply for admission because we individually review each application for holistic and alternative admissions programs.

Assured Admissions

Students qualify for assured admission if they meet one of the following criteria:

  • 2.7 GPA or better unweighted cumulative and top 50% rank in high school graduating class
  • 20 ACT /940 SAT or better
  • 2.7 GPA or better in 15 unit core*

Home study or Unaccredited High Schools:

Graduates must satisfy the curricular requirements and have either a 940 or 20 ACT score. Grade-point average and class rank are not used to evaluate students who fall under either category.

*15-Unit Core Curricular Requirements:

4 units of English (Grammar, Composition and Literature); 3 units of Mathematics (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and above); 3 units of History and Citizenship Skills (Must include 1 unit of American history and 2 units from the subjects of history, Economics, Geography, Government, Civics and/or Non-Western Culture); 3 units lab science (Biology, Chemistry, Physical Sciences, Physics or any lab science certified by school district) and 2 units of other courses selected from any of the sections above or computer science or foreign language.

The required documents are as follows:

  • Apply Online
  • ACT or SAT Scores
  • Immunization Records
  • Official High School Transcripts

Transfer Student

Admission Requirements:
  • Prerequisites: Graduation from an accredited high school. Minimum 2.0 college GPA (4.0 system).
  • Required Documents:
    • ACT or SAT Scores
    • Immunization Records
    • Official Transcript(s) From Each College or University Attended
    • Official High School Transcript
  • Entrance Exam: None
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International Students

More information can be found at the International Students page.

Re-Admitted Student

Prerequisites: If the student is not in good academic standing when he/she left OPSU, student must have earned a higher GPA at all schools subsequently attended.

Required Documents: Official transcript(s) from all colleges or universities attended since leaving OPSU.

Entrance Exam: None

Concurrent Enrollment Student

For concurrent information, please see our Concurrent Enrollment Packet (PDF).

Special Non-Degree Seeking Student

Prerequisites: None.

Required Documents: Allows a student to enroll up to nine credit hours without submitting academic credentials or meeting the academic curricular or performance requirements.

Entrance Exam: If students wish to enroll in an English, math, reading, science or history course, they must submit copies of their ACT scores and copies of all transcripts.

All paperwork must be directed to the Academic Records Office. Paperwork may be mailed to PO Box 430, Goodwell, OK 73939 or faxed to 580-349-1371, Attn:Academic Records Office.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University reserves the right to withhold registration privileges from students with unpaid college financial obligation.