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Academic Information

Select a topic below for helpful academic information you need to succeed in college! This section provides general information about several academic-related topics. This information does not substitute formal Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education policy statements. For more information, access policies at or contact Kyle Foster at 405.225.9163 or Policies may differ for independent (private) colleges and universities. Always check with the institution you wish to attend for additional information.

Academic Forgiveness
Learn about ways for students to recover from academic problems without forever jeopardizing academic standing.

Course Transfer (opens in new window)
During your college career, you may decide to transfer from one Oklahoma state college or university to another. Get information on courses, admission standards, policies and more.

Degree Programs (opens in new window)
Search for degree and certificate programs offered by Oklahoma state colleges and universities.

Degree Requirements
Get information about what is required to get a degree from an Oklahoma state college or university.

Diploma Mills and Institutional Accreditation
Learn the facts about accreditation, diploma mills and how to protect yourself.

Extrainstitutional Learning
Get information about getting credit for learning acquired from work and life experiences, independent reading and study, the mass media and participation in formal courses sponsored by associations, business, government, industry, the military and unions.

Graduate Programs
Interested in continuing your education after you get your bachelor's degree? Learn about getting into a graduate program.

Online College of Oklahoma (opens in new window)
The Online College of Oklahoma offers a one-stop information center for distance learning courses and degrees offered by Oklahoma's public colleges and universities.

If you score below 19 on a ACT subject test, you may be placed in a remedial course that will prepare you for a credit-earning course. Find out what remediation is all about.

Residency Requirements
Resident or non-resident? Read about Oklahoma higher education's residency policy.

Student Complaints
Get information about resolving disputes with institutions and complete an online form for requesting assistance from the State Regents.

Transcript Information/Closed Institutions
Find out how to obtain transcripts from colleges and universities, including those that have closed.