Concurrent Enrollment

A high school junior or senior may be enrolled in collegiate level courses provided he or she meets both the admissions and the curricular requirements set by OSRHE.

Concurrent students must be able to satisfy all curricular requirements for graduation from high school (including curricular requirements for college admission) no later than the spring semester of their senior year. All concurrent students are required to submit an official High School Transcript and ACT scores along with the signed Concurrent Application.

Seniors: Minimum composite score of 19 ACT or 900 SAT OR have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale AND ACT subject test must have a 19 or higher for the area(s) in which they want to enroll.
Juniors: Minimum composite score of 21 ACT or 980 SAT OR have a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale AND ACT subject test must have a 19 or higher for the area(s) in which they want to enroll.


Admission Requirements of Concurrent High School Students

High School Senior

A twelfth grade student enrolled in an accredited high school may, if the student meets the requirements set forth by OSRHE, be admitted provisionally as a special student. The ACT score is the composite score without the writing component. The SAT score is the combined critical reading and math scores without the writing component. Minimum standards for OSUIT are ACT/SAT at 42nd percentile OR High School GPA 3.0. Classification of Senior begins the summer after the junior year is completed.

High School Junior

An eleventh grade student enrolled in an accredited high school may, if the student meets the requirements set forth by OSRHE, be admitted provisionally as a special student. The ACT score is the composite score without the writing component. The SAT score is the combined critical reading and math scores without the writing component. Minimum standards for OSUIT are ACT/SAT at 58th percentile OR High School GPA 3.5. Classification of Junior begins the summer after the sophomore year is completed.

Home Study or Unaccredited High School Students

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


Curricular Requirement of Concurrent High School Students

All concurrent students must submit an ACT score. ACT subject scores are used to determine eligibility for enrollment. To be enrolled as a concurrent student at Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology the student must earn a score of 19 or higher on the ACT subject test for the area(s) in which they want to enroll. Subject tests include English, reading, mathematics and science reasoning.

An ACT subject score of 19 in reading is required for enrollment in any subject area other than English, mathematics and science reasoning. Institutional secondary testing may not be used for placement.

Also, concurrent students may not enroll in remedial (zero-level) coursework offered by colleges and universities and designed to remove high school deficiencies.


Course Workload

A high school student may enroll in a combined number of high school and college level courses per semester not to exceed a full-time college workload of 19 semester credit hours. For purposes of calculating workload, one-half high school unit shall be equivalent to three semester credit hours of college work. A student may enroll in a maximum of nine semester credit hours during a summer semester without being enrolled in high school classes during the summer term.