A bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by a regional accrediting
association is required. SWOSU students who plan to graduate with a bachelor’s degree in a given semester may
be considered for admission for the following semester if all admission materials
(other than an official transcript) are submitted prior to the appropriate deadline.
Submit an application for admission or readmission to the University, and provide
proof of required immunizations submitted to Student Health Services.
Students should submit an application for admission to Graduate Studies.
Official transcript(s) of all credit earned should be submitted.
International Admissions: Students for whom English is a second language wishing to
be considered for admission must provide proof of English proficiency test scores
by submitting any of the following: IELTS Academic 5.5 or TOEFL 61, PTE Academic 44
or iTEP Academic 3.5.
An international student must complete a Certification of Financial Resources Form showing sufficient
resources to provide for the student’s program of study and living expenses while
at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. If a bachelor’s degree was competed in another
country, the transcript and diploma must be evaluated by a credential evaluation service
such as WES (World Education Services) or ECE (Educational Credential Evaluators)
or GCE (Global Credential Evaluators.)
Refer to the specific degree program for GRE requirements and other admission criteria.
Submit letters of recommendation or recommendation forms as required by individual
When completed credentials are on file with the Graduate Office, the file will be
evaluated by the program’s admissions committee to determine admissibility to a graduate
All application materials must be submitted by the Application Deadlines in order to be considered for admission that semester. Applications submitted after
these deadlines will not be considered until the following semester.
Incomplete application files will not be kept longer than two years.
Specific admission requirements for each program are found on their program pages.