First-time College Students Admission
The following list is a step-by-step guide for completing OC’s admission process. Please complete each step below, with the corresponding paperwork, as soon as possible for priority consideration.
By the way, you can also download a paper copy of all of these steps here.
Please complete all items on the online application for admission. A $25 non-refundable processing fee should accompany the application.
Applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores. Please request your scores be sent to OC when registering for the test. After the test date, additional copies can be requested using the following information:
School Code 3415
School Code 6086
You may apply for admission prior to taking the ACT or SAT and send your scores to the university when they are made available.
*Students posting a 19 or above on the ACT (880 combined score on the Critical Reading and Math sections of the SAT) and who meet other requirements listed above will be admitted to the university. Select students scoring 18 and below (870 combined score on the Critical Reading and Math sections of the SAT) and who meet other requirements will be admitted to the University and to the Bridge program.
High school senior applicants must submit a current high school transcript. Please give the transcript request form to your high school counselor and request a transcript be sent to the university. Upon graduation, students also must send the university a completed transcript reflecting completed courses and class rank.