The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics is Accepting Applications for Academic Year 2024-25 

Leading Science and Mathematics High School Provides Advanced Education at No Cost for Oklahoma Residents 

The Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics (OSSM) announced today it is now accepting applications for the 2024-25 academic year. Traditionally, students apply as a sophomore to attend OSSM for their junior and senior years. Occasionally, students also apply in their freshman and junior years of high school. There is no cost to state residents for tuition, room, or board. To apply to OSSM, visit the website at or call the Admissions Office at 405-522-7802. 

“OSSM provides a rigorous academic program for some of Oklahoma’s bright, capable students who have a special interest in science and mathematics,” said Tony Cornforth, president of OSSM. “OSSM has admitted students from all 77 counties for our advanced academic program and highly qualified faculty.” 

The deadline for applications is Friday, March 8. Admission criteria include high school grades and transcripts, teacher and counselor recommendations, and ACT scores. Applicants must also write four essays as part of the application. Faculty, staff, and alumni also interview prospective students.  

Recognized for its academic program, OSSM is ranked the no. five public high school in the nation. (Niche)*. OSSM has highly qualified faculty, 75 percent of whom have doctorates in their fields.  Throughout the history of OSSM, many students have achieved status as National Merit finalists or commended scholars. One hundred percent of graduates attend colleges and universities, many of them with significant financial assistance. Additionally, most Oklahoma universities award academic credit for some of the OSSM classes.