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Can I get into OSU? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 11,016 out of 14,058 applicants or 78% were admitted making Oregon State University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores. Oregon State University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 33% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||30%||35%||33%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Oregon State University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that OSU regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Oregon State University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 925. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1175 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 72 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>87%|
|24 to 28||Avg +||78%-87%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||69%-78%|
|18 to 21||Reach||59%-69%|
|Less than 18||Low||<59%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1300 and Above||Good||>86%|
|1175 to 1300||Avg +||78%-86%|
|1050 to 1175||Avg -||68%-78%|
|925 to 1050||Reach||55%-68%|
|Less than 925||Low||<55%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Oregon State University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Oregon State University was 3.56 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.56 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as OSU accepts 78% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||18%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||19%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||2%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||0%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
You have 102 days left until 2017 Fall term applications are due on Sep 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Oregon State University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=209542 IPEDS survey data for Oregon State University.