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First-Time Freshmen

We’re So Glad You’re Here 

Yay! You’ve taken first step toward becoming a SWOSU Bulldog! Here are the next steps you need to take to complete your application for admission to the university.

Step 1 – Confirm Your Eligibility

You must be a graduate from an accredited high school or have a GED. To enroll at our Weatherford campus, you must meet one of the following performance requirements.

Minimum ACT Score
(1030 SAT)
Rank in upper 50% of your class & have a 2.7 GPA
2.7 GPA in the 15-unit core curriculum

SWOSU has an alternative admissions program if you do not meet the regular admission requirements. Please contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office and we will walk you through some alternative options. 

If you are applying for admission to our Sayre remote location, you do not have to meet the performance requirements outlined in the above information.

Step 2 – Complete the Application Process

Additional Contact Information


Registrar's Office

100 Campus Drive

Weatherford, OK 73096

phone: 580.774.3777


Registrar's Office

409 E. Mississippi

Sayre, OK 73662

phone: 580.928.5533

Step 3 – Register for New Student Orientation

After being accepted to SWOSU, you are ready to register for New Student Orientation. There are six sessions to choose from beginning in late spring through August. Select a date and come prepared to build your class schedule, learn about the freshman experience and make some new friends.