For Prospective Students
Alternatively, you may print and fill out the application by hand. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader (available for free download) in order to view and print the online application. Students may call, write or email the school to receive an application if one cannot be downloaded.
*New Orientation Meeting
As part of a student's acceptance to OSSM, the student must attend one of the two Welcome Meetings and the student must attend New Student Orientation. Failure to attend a meeting may result in the student's forfeiture of an appointment to OSSM. Mark your calendars and keep these dates open.
Parents and school personnel are invited to visit OSSM during the school year.
Please call (405)521-6436 to schedule a tour. Inquiries should be made to the Director of Admissions.
- Is OSSM a private school?
No, the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is a two-year public residential high school created and funded by the Oklahoma legislature. The school is open to all students across the state who wish to apply during their sophomore year. OSSM is categorized as a state agency. See the Admissions webpage for details and application deadlines.
- What is the tuition to attend OSSM?
There is no tuition for an Oklahoma resident student to attend the school. Room and board are provided by the state. Students may wish to have "pocket money" available for incidentals like school supplies, snack bar items or a weekend trip to a local restaurant, movie theatre, bookstore or mall.
- Who can attend OSSM?
OSSM is open to all Oklahoma students who are entering their junior year of high school. Applications are due in March of the sophomore year. OSSM now accepts nonresident and international students for paying tuition.
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How have OSSM graduates helped Oklahoma's economy?
Of the 1,400+ OSSM graduates since 1992, more than half who have completed a degree and have entered the workforce are working in Oklahoma. Ten of those have started their own businesses in our state. An independent report credits OSSM with a $40 million economic impact in Oklahoma.