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At Oklahoma State, we accept applications on a rolling admission basis, so there's no application deadline. We encourage you to apply early, however, to give yourself the best opportunities for early housing selection and scholarship consideration.


Fall-entering students

Here are the important dates and deadlines for students entering OSU in the fall semester.  See the dates and deadlines for students entering OSU in the spring semester at the bottom of the page.



Spring-entering students

Here are the important dates and deadlines for students entering OSU in the spring semester. 


  • July 1 - Application opens

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    Students who have completed their junior year in high school, or transfer students, can begin applying for the following year.

  •  Sept. 1-Enrollment Deposit Opens

    Admitted students must submit the $300 enrollment deposit beginning Sept. 1 to register for housing and orientation and enrollment. Students who are eligible for a Pell Grant as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will complete the online process and have their enrollment deposit deferred. The enrollment deposit can be refunded in part ($250) until Dec. 15.

  • Oct. 1 - FAFSA opens

    All incoming students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) as soon as possible after October 1 to be considered for all financial aid opportunities

  • Late Fall* - Orientation & enrollment registration opens

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    Once you've submitted your enrollment deposit, admitted students can begin signing up for a orientation & enrollment session. During your session, you will meet with academic advisers, confirm your academic college and major, enroll in classes, meet other new students and learn about campus resources. Orientation is mandatory for new students.


    *Registration for orientation is delayed due to modifications being made to the spring academic calendar.

  • Oct. 15 - Priority scholarship deadline


    You must submit all application materials (including essays) by this date to guarantee you're considered for all OSU scholarships.

  • Dec. 1 - Housing application opens  

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    Once you’ve completed your enrollment deposit, admitted students can complete their housing application to secure a place in line to pick rooms. Room selection for spring-entering students begins December 3.

  • Dec. 15 - Enrollment Deposit Refund Deadline

    The enrollment deposit can be refunded in part ($250) until Dec. 15. You can submit your enrollment deposit beginning Sept. 1 by logging in to your application portal.

  • Friday before classes start - Final scholarship deadline


    Last day to submit application materials, such as updated test scores or transcripts, for final scholarship consideration.

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