Before You Apply

Review the admission requirements. 

Eligible applicants may apply by completing the electronic application available below. There is no application fee or tuition for Oklahoma residents. To complete the 2021-22 application process and be considered by admission, applicants must complete ALL of the requirements. While the priority deadline has passed, there is still space available. Please apply as indicated below.

Step 1: Determine If You Are Eligible

Applicants must currently be enrolled in the 9th, 10th or 11th grade. Courses available are:


Option A: Physics C: Mechanics and AP Calculus BC (requires successful completion of Algebra 2 and Physical Science or higher; Precalculus or Trig recommended). 

Option B: AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism and Calculus III/Differential Equations (requires successful completion of      Option A)

Option C: AP Statistics, AP Environmental Science and Algebra 2 (these courses may be offered depending on instructor availability and student interest; additionally, if the courses are offered in 2021-22, students may opt to take one or two classes only).


All courses are year-round starting August 2021. 

It is the policy of the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics to enroll only students who are legal residents of the state of Oklahoma, or whose parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the armed services who is abiding in Oklahoma incident to active military duty, provided the student shares the residence of that parent, by December 1 of the school year for which the student is applying for admission (10th grade year) and who otherwise meet the admission criteria of the School. The state legislature has a provision that allows OSSM to enroll up to 10 percent of its students from international countries or from states outside of Oklahoma. Those students are subject to all applicable tuition, fees and room and board.

Step 2: Complete Application 

All OSSM applications must be completed and electronically submitted here no later than midnight on March 22, 2021 for priority consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until classes are full or begin. Priority will be given to applicants who complete submissions by the deadline. 


Questions for determining residency are handled by the Office of Admission. Applicants may be required to provide additional documentation and will be contacted by the admission office following the submission of applications.  

Step 3: Complete Release Form 

Applicants and their parent/guardians must complete the parent/guardian release form available here. This form must be signed (electronically or print).

Step 4: Obtain Teacher & Counselor Evaluations 

Applicants must obtain evaluations from two teachers and their current guidance counselor and/or principal. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ask his/her teachers and counselor to complete an evaluation on his/her behalf and submit it electronically. 

Priority deadline for receipt of Teacher and Counselor Evaluation forms is March 22, 2021. Those forms are available here.

Step 5: Submit an Official High School Transcript – Including the Fall 2020 Grades

The deadline for receipt of the official transcript is March 22, 2021. Complete a request for transcript (available here) and submit it to your counselor.

After review of the application, students may be asked to interview with the Virtual Regional program and other OSSM staff or faculty. Interviews will be conducted online and can be scheduled to accommodate other activities. Parents/guardians may also be asked to meet with the interview committee.