College Entrance Exam

  Seniors many colleges now offer a priority deadline on scholarships. What does this mean? Schools such as OU, OSU, Cameron University, etc… Now require scholarship applications and entrance applaciations to be done by NOV 1. Please check your College and make sure of the application dates and Scholarship dates. 

The ACT is an exam that all students wishing to attend college must take to enter a college or university. Listed below are the college minimums that a student must score on the Act to enter those schools.

Fall 2009:  Oklahoma Public College and University Admission Standards

 

 

 

Option 1
Minimum ACT/SAT

Option 2
Minimum GPA and Class Rank

Option 3
Minimum GPA in the 15-Unit Core

Oklahoma State University

24 ACT or 1090 SAT

3.0 GPA
AND
top 33%

3.0 GPA and
21 ACT or 980 SAT

University of Oklahoma (resident)

24 ACT or 1090 SAT
AND
3.0 GPA or top 50%

3.0 GPA
AND
top 25%

3.0 GPA
AND
22 ACT or 1020 SAT

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

24 ACT or 1090 SAT

3.0 GPA
AND
top 33%

3.0 GPA
AND
21 ACT or 940 SAT

All Other Regional Universities

20 ACT or 940 SAT

2.7 GPA
AND
top 50%

2.7 GPA

Community Colleges

No minimum required.  You don't need to make certain scores, but you should take required high school classes AND graduated from an accredited high school or have a GED AND take the ACT exam.

 

 

It is recommended that a student take the ACT several times in order to receive the highest score before applying for scholarships or for acceptance to and that they are interested in attending. 

ACT and SAT Preparation

http://www.chadcargill.com
ACT prep information
 

http://www.number2.com
Free SAT and ACT preparation.
 

http://www.freevocabulary.com
Free Vocabulary. Com- offers SAT vocabulary preparation.
 

http://www.act.org
ACT - an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to measurement and research for those making educational and career transitions; administrates a widely taken college admissions test. 
 

http://www.collegeboard.com
College Board Online: This site has advice on testing, planning, and paying for college.  You can also check the status of your SAT registration.
 

http://www.review.com
Princeton Review - Lists and defines the most commonly used words on the SAT, has an on line ACT prep, and has tips on finding money for college.
 

http://www.skillstutor.com
Skills Tutor -Web based educational service that is geared toward improving a student’s core academic skills & overall test scores.
 

 

ACT Registration Timeline
 


High School Code Number for Juniors and Seniors is 372-925


FREE ACT PRACTICE TESTS
www.actstudent.org  or  GOOGLE - ACT Testing