Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City 900 N. Portland Ave. Oklahoma City, OK 73107 405.947.44211.800.560.4099 Cayley Hardison
Required Grades and Test Scores • 15-unit core GPA of at least a 3.0 AND an ACT score of at least 21/SAT score of at least 980 OR • Un-weighted cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 AND class rank in the top 33.3% OR • ACT score of at least 24/ SAT score of at least 1090 OR • 15-unit core GPA of at least a 3.0 OR an ACT score of at least 22/SAT score of at least 1020 AND answers to the application questions
15-Unit Core Curricular Requirements • Four units English • Grammar, Composition, and Literature • Three units Mathematics • Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and above • Three units History and Citizenship Skills • Must include one unit of American History and two units from the subjects of History, Economics, Geography, Civics and/or Non-Western Culture • Three units lab science • Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, Physics, or any lab science certified by the school district • Two units of other courses selected from any of the sections above or computer science or foreign language
AP/CLEP Policy • OSU accepts Advanced Placement Program (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for college-level credit. • Must have a minimum AP exam score of three
Evaluation Process • The Admission Committee considers quantitative and qualitative factors. • Quantitative scores generate about seventy percent of the total admission score for all applicants. • Grades (GPA), standardized test scores, and academic rigor determine the quantitative scores. • Qualitative scores generate about thirty percent of the admission score. • Background, experience, letters of recommendation, and personal interviews determine the qualitative scores.
Yearly Out-Of-State Costs**(Before Financial Aid) **Since this chart covers the yearly cost for an out-of-state student, to find the rough semester cost, you could divide the figures in half.
Housing Housing Options Housing Statistics Ninety-four percent of first-year OSU students live in the college housing. Forty-four percent of all OSU undergrads live in college housing. Sixteen percent of OSU men join fraternities. Twenty-three percent of OSU women join sororities. • Coed Housing • Men’s Housing • Women’s Housing • Apartments for Married Students • Apartments for Single Students • Fraternity/ Sorority Housing • Special Housing for Disabled Students • Wellness Housing • Theme Housing
My Major: Veterinary Technology • Prerequisites • Pre-Veterinary Degree • Sixty-four or more college credit hours • Pre-vet GPA of at least 2.80 • Specific Requirements • Completed application for admission • Official copy of academic records that demonstrates an ability to benefit • ACT (or similar battery) test scores • Non-resident application fee (if applicable) • Proof of immunization record or signed certificate of exemption
My Major: Veterinary Technology cont. • Degrees Available • Associate in Applied Science in Veterinary Technology • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Technology • Time To Finish Degree • The total degree curriculum is sixty-nine credit hours. • The core curriculum has forty-four credit hours that are spread out over five semesters and a summer preceptorship. • Program prerequisite courses usually add about two semesters, and students may choose to take other general education courses. • Students are usually able to complete their degree in about three years.
Perceptorships • A perceptorship is an occupational experience between a student, OSU-OKC, and a veterinary medical practice. • The veterinary medical practice is chosen by the student and approved by the vet-tech director. • The summer perceptorship is an eight-week program that is made up of a minimum of 320 clock-hours of in-clinic training by a licensed veterinarian.
Interesting Facts • School Team Name: Cowboys/ Cowgirls • Mascot: Pistol Pete • OSU uses the slogan “A Brighter Orange” in the state of Texas. • OSU was originally established in 1890 as Oklahoma Territorial Agricultural and Mechanical (A&M) College. • OSU was listed in the Princeton Review as one of the 120 “Best Western Colleges” in 2011 and one of the highest ranking Veterinary colleges in the US. • OSU has six sister campuses. • The average age of all students is twenty-two years old, but the average age of full-time students is twenty-one.
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