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Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

Admission Requirements

  • OU Students: 2.75 GPA (COMB and OU)
  • Transfer Students: 2.75 GPA
  • OGET passing score for full admission


Additional Requirements

  • There are additional requirements for full admission into the Teacher Preparation Program. Please visit with one of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education academic counselors about this process.
  • Current OU students who meet the admission requirements may declare a major in this college through a Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education academic counselor at any time during the semester.
    • Note: Beginning the 11th week of the semester, a change in major will be reflected on a student's transcript for the following semester. Colleges may wait until the end of the semester to review a student's final grades before approving/processing a major change.


Advising office: 137 Collings Hall
Phone: (405) 325-2238     Advising website

Q. Who is my advisor?
A. Students are advised by academic counselors in the Undergraduate Advising office. More information is available at the college's advising website.


Q. When should I be advised?
A. Students are required to attend an initial advising session, where they will receive an orientation to their chosen program and discuss the guidelines for full admission into that program. After admission into the College, students will meet with their academic advisor each semester.


Q. How do I make an advising appointment?

A. You may schedule an advising appointment through iAdvise.


All undergraduate students wishing to be advised through the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education may obtain assistance from the academic advisors in the Undergraduate Advising office, 137 Collings Hall. The services of this office are available to all Education majors, including University College students and others needing information about teacher preparation programs.


Advisement is mandatory, and prior to advance registration students are advised in individual advising sessions. During advance registration periods students are advised in scheduled advising sessions; at other times, academic advisors are available on a walk-in or appointment basis.


Students should be familiar with the degree requirements checksheet for their major. Degree Navigator is another helpful tool students and advisors use to view academic requirements and progress.