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Important Dates and Deadlines

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. Use the important dates listed below to keep on track as you work to become an OSU Cowboy.

July 1

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

October 1

FAFSA filing 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. Use OSU School Code 003170.

October 15

Priority scholarship deadline (Students entering in spring semester)You must submit all application materials by this date to guarantee you're considered for all OSU scholarships if you plan to enroll in the following spring semester.

December 1

Housing application opens: Admitted students can complete their housing application to secure a place in line to pick rooms. Students admitted for the spring semester can select their room once the housing application is complete. 

Friday before the first day of spring classes begin at OSU

Final Scholarship Deadline (Students entering in spring semester): Last day to submit application materials, such as updated test scores or transcripts, for final scholarship consideration.

February 1

Priority Scholarship Deadline (Students entering in fall semester): You must submit all application materials (including essays) by this date to guarantee you're considered for all OSU scholarships if you plan to enroll in the following summer or fall semester.

March/April

Housing selection opens: Admitted students who have completed their housing application will be allowed to select a room in the order their housing application was received. Students will receive notification of their selection date through Residential Life.

July 1

Final scholarship deadline (Students entering in fall semester): Last day to submit application materials, such as updated test scores or transcripts, for final scholarship consideration.