Concurrent Admission Requirements

To be admitted as a concurrently enrolled student you must meet one of the performance requirement options listed below and be able to satisfy all 15 curricular and graduation requirements no later than the last semester of your senior year.

Performance Requirements

All concurrent students must obtain a 19 ACT subject score in English, mathematics, and/or science reasoning to enroll in coursework in the respective subject area. Students must score at least a 19 in reading to enroll in any collegiate course outside the subject of mathematics.

Your first semester of enrollment can be the summer before your senior year.

Option 1: Minimum of 20 ACT or 940 SAT
or
Option 2:
3.0 minimum GPA and class rank in the top 50%

Your first semester of enrollment can be the summer before your junior year.

Option 1: Minimum of 23 ACT or 1060 SAT
or
Option 2:
3.5 minimum GPA

Concurrent students who are receiving instruction at home or from an unaccredited high school must be 17 years old and meet the above requirements for high school seniors or be 16 years old and meet the above requirements for high school juniors.

Curricular Requirements (15 Units)

  • 4 units English
    (Grammar, Composition, Literature)
  • 3 units Math
    (Algebra I or higher)
  • 3 units History & Citizenship Skills
    (one unit of American History, plus two units from Economics, Geography, Government, History or Non-Western Culture)
  • 3 units Lab Science
    (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science excluding General Science)
  • 2 units Other
    (select from any of the above and/or Computer Science and/or Foreign Language)

Tuition Waivers for High School Seniors

In March of 2006 the State Regents approved a permanent policy for the tuition scholarship for concurrently enrolled high school seniors. The policy authorizes the waiver for up to six credit hours per semester or summer term. It defines a “high school senior” as a student who has completed their junior year but has not yet graduated. Theoretically, a student could use the wavier for a total of 18 hours of college credit -- 6 in the summer following their junior year, 6 in their senior fall semester, and 6 in their senior spring semester. There are no family income limits or restrictions to qualify for the waiver. The waiver does not cover other mandatory fees (activity fees, facility fees, library fees, technology fees, etc.) or the cost of books.

Course Placement

Concurrent students must obtain a 19 ACT subject score in English, mathematics, and/or science reasoning to enroll in coursework in the respective subject area. Students must score at least a 19 in reading to enroll in any other collegiate course outside the subjects of English, mathematics, and science.

Course Load

Concurrently enrolled students are limited in the number of college credit hours they are allowed to enroll in per semester. A high school student may enroll in a combined number of high school and college courses per semester not to exceed 19 semester credit hours. For the purposes of calculating course load, one-half high school unit shall be equivalent to three semester credit hours of college work. Concurrent students may enroll in a maximum of 9 semester hours during any summer term.

Each semester’s maximum course load can be determined according to the following formula.

? Number of high school credit courses this semester
x  3 (multiply by three) 19
= Total high school course load (subtract from 19 hours) -   ?
Maximum College Semester Hours Allowed =

Example:

You are enrolled in 5 high school classes for the semester. 5 x 3 = 15; 19 - 15 = 4
Your maximum college course load is 4 semester hours.

"Continuing" Concurrent Students

High school students concurrently enrolled in college courses may continue concurrent enrollment in subsequent semesters if they achieve a college cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

If you are currently enrolled as a concurrent student at SWOSU and wish to continue your concurrent enrollment for the next semester you must submit a new Application for Concurrent Enrollment. It is necessary to verify your new high school semester schedule and receive permission from parents/guardians for you to enroll. You should also submit a new transcript and update ACT/SAT tests scores. You are not required to submit a new Application for Admission.

"Summer" Enrollment

If you are applying for an initial enrollment in a summer term you are required to submit the documents listed below. The Application for Concurrent Enrollment is required, with the exception of the high school schedule.

Application Information

Step 1: Complete the Undergraduate Application for Admission

Step 2: Complete and return the Application for Concurrent Enrollment and obtain required signatures.

Send this completed form along with your ACT scores and transcripts to the appropriate campus address:
Weatherford Campus: Admissions & Recruitment Office, 100 Campus Dr, Weatherford, OK 73096
Sayre Campus: Registrar, 409 E. Mississippi Ave, Sayre, OK 73662

Step 3: Be sure to provide SWOSU with an Official High School Transcript

Step 4: Be sure to provide SWOSU with ACT or SAT scores and score updates.

All concurrent questions should be directed to the
Weatherford Campus: Admissions & Recruitment Office; 580.774.3782
Sayre Campus: Registrar's Office; 580.28.5533

Important Dates
30
  • SEP
  • 2017

Parent's Day
14
  • OCT
  • 2017

SWOSU Saturday
(Campus Preview Day)
4
  • NOV
  • 2017

SWOSU Homecoming
17
  • NOV
  • 2017

SWOSU Health Careers Day
29
  • March
  • 2018

SWIM (Southwestern Interscholastic Meet)