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Whether you're applying to OU as a freshman, transfer, or graduate student, or you're applying to one of our Outreach programs or our OU-Tulsa campus or Health Sciences Center campus, learn about your admission requirements and how to apply online.

Freshman Admissions
(U.S. and International Students)

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High school graduates with fewer than seven college hours AFTER high school graduation

Our students get to work side by side with professors and industry leaders on the most cutting-edge research. Many of our programs are ranked top in the nation.



Transfer Student Admissions
(U.S. and International Students)

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High school graduates with seven or more college hours after high school graduation

Explore our academic programs, find out about campus life, get the basics on our admission requirements, apply online, and even determine how your credits might transfer.



Undergraduate Re-admission
(U.S. and International Students)

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Former OU students who have not attended OU for more than one semester and a summer session




Graduate Student Admissions
(U.S. and International Students)

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Masters and doctoral degrees, and graduate certificates

OU offers incomparable learning and research opportunities that will prepare you for success in your choice of career. Continue your pursuit of knowledge with the best.



OU Outreach: NCPACE (College of Liberal Studies)


OU Outreach and the College of Liberal Studies provide NCPACE students the opportunity to earn two distance learning degrees, the Bachelor of Arts in Administrative Leadership and the Master of Arts in Administrative Leadership.



OU Outreach: College of Liberal Studies/Advanced Programs

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OU Outreach is the umbrella for the OU College of Continuing Education and College of Liberal Studies, offering more than 2,000 courses onsite and online that can lead to a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree options.



OU-Tulsa Admissions


A select number of undergraduate and graduate programs are offered on the OU-Tulsa campus. Students must have at least 50 hours of college level work to apply to OU-Tulsa. Students with fewer than 50 hours of college level work should apply to the Norman campus.

Nursing and other health-related programs are also offered on the Tulsa campus; applicants interested those programs should apply through the OU Health Sciences Center campus.)



Concurrent High School Enrollment

Concurrent Enrollment

Enroll at OU while in high school. Pursue interests that you have developed in a more concentrated or advanced manner, or to pursue new interests not available at your high school.

Concurrent Enrollment Requirements



Non-Degree Admissions

Non-Degree Requirements

Take undergraduate courses at OU without pursuing a degree, or complete undergraduate prerequisite courses for medical, dental, optometry, or veterinary schools.

Admission Applications in PDF format

Applications for admission in PDF format – to be used only if you are unable to pay the application fee by credit card through the online applications.


Health Sciences Center Admission

OU-HSC Admissions

The OU Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City is composed of seven health-related colleges, Medicine Public Health, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health, and Graduate, and contributes its specialized knowledge and expertise to the growing health sciences hub in central Oklahoma.

College of Law Admissions

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OU Law is a national leader in energy, natural resources and indigenous peoples law. With a reputation of affordability, it’s no wonder OU Law is consistently recognized as a “Best Value” law school by National Jurist magazine. Pursue a Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, or a Legal Assistant program.

Law Admissions


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Freshman applicants to Norman campus programs - check the status of your application through Common Application.

Other undergraduate applicants to Norman campus, OU-Tulsa campus, and OU Outreach Liberal Studies programs - check the status of your application through the OU online application.

Graduate applicants will check application status through CollegeNet.