WOSC waives ACT/SAT admission requirements

Special to The Sun—
ALTUS, Okla. – The effects
of the Covid-19 pandemic
have created many
obstacles over the last nine
months; however, one large
obstacle is the limitations for
ACT/SAT testing. Western
is excited to announce,
due to these limitations the
ACT/SAT requirements
for first-year applicants will
be waived, for those who
meet requirements.
“We are so pleased
schools are being allowed to
take this step to eliminate
one of the many hurdles the
students have faced since
the beginning of COVID,”
said Lana Scott, director of
admissions and registrar.
“We feel the students have
enough struggles and barriers
navigating college without
worrying about how
they are going to sit for the
When applying for admission,
students will have
the option to apply without
a test score, indicating
they were unable to take
the ACT or SAT due to
Covid-19. Students can
then apply with only a high
school transcript and will be
required to take placement
tests through the testing
Western Oklahoma
State College is the oldest
original municipal two-year
college still in existence in
the state of Oklahoma. Its
mission is to provide high
quality education, support
student success and empower
individuals to become
productive members
of local, regional and global
Western offers highquality
associate degrees and
certificates to its five-county
service area and beyond.
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