Earn One Full Year of College Credit in High School

affordable college credit for high schoolers with curriculum you can trust.

Gather the following items before applying: transcript, official ACT/SAT scores, student letter/survey, ID

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Why OKWU Prep?

Through a groundbreaking partnership with TEL Education, OKWU PREP provides an innovative learning path for high school students to earn college credit through concurrent enrollment.

Students are challenged with a faith-based curriculum in a growing number of compelling courses. The online learning environment is dynamic and uses rubric-based assignments, live exams, and peer interactions. Our nationally recognized faculty provide a learning experience that will give you a head start in launching a successful college career from right where you are. Gain up to 48 credit hours through OKWU Prep – a full year of college.

High school juniors and seniors who meet the following criteria are eligible for OKWU Prep:
  • ACT of 18, SAT of 960, or CLT of 61.


  • 3.0 cGPA
High School Concurrent Enrollment

High school students can enroll in up to 12 college hours each semester through OKWU Prep. The combination of high school and college courses cannot exceed the equivalent of 19 semester hours. Three college hours are considered equal to one high school course. A total of 45 college credit hours can be earned through OKWU Prep.

Students may take designated OKWU Prep 1000- or 2000-level courses as long as any prerequisite courses have been successfully completed. Some classes will require a placement test to ensure academic success. Each student’s schedule is sub­ject to the approval of the OKWU Prep academic advisor.


  • Gather the following items: transcript, official ACT/SAT scores, student letter/survey, ID
  • Fill out the application form
  • Complete the FERPA form



  • Online
  • At your high school with a facilitator
  • On our Bartlesville OKWU campus


  • Enroll in the full OKWU experience
  • Be an Eagle!

What is the real cost?

OKWU Prep is dedicated to offering affordable college credit to high schoolers with a faith-based curriculum you can trust.

On-campus Courses

$95/credit hour ($285 per 3-hour class) plus book fees. No additional administrative fees.


Online Courses for Spring 2021

$185 per 3-hour class (See TEL scholarship) No book fees. No additional fees. 
That’s right. You can pay $62/credit hour. Period. The rate of $100 off is made possible by the TEL Scholarship for Spring ’21. Take up to 4 courses at this reduced rate.


TEL Scholarship (Spring ’21)

$100 off per course (up to 4 courses)
Oklahoma Wesleyan University, in partnership with Tel Library and the Koch Foundation, is offering students $100 scholarships to enroll in Spring 2021 classes. Students can receive scholarships for up to four classes, with coursework completed in either 8 or 16 weeks. That’s up to $400 towards college credit!

OKWU PRep Scholarship

Up to $2,000 per year.
If you take any OKWU Prep course as a high school student, you’ll be eligible for an institutional OKWU scholarship once you enroll as a full-time undergraduate student.

Course Offerings

ONLINE Offerings OKWU Prep & TRAD students Summer and Fall 2021

  • Introduction to Literature
  • US Government
  • US History 1
  • Communications
    COMM1703 Section 1TEC
  • College Algebra
  • Language and Composition

ON-CAMPUS Offerings OKWU Prep Spring 2021

  • New Testament
    BLIT1203-0001 MWF 11:20-12:15, Dr. Ensor
    BLIT1203-0002 TR 8:00-9:20, Dr. McNall
    BLIT1203-0003 TR 11:00-12:20, Dr. Fullingim
  • Old Testament
    BLIT1103-0001 MWF 9:05-10:10, Dr. Fullingim
  • Psychology
    PSYC1503-0002, MWF 2:35-3:30, Dr. Tammy Andrews
  • Introduction to Literature
    LIT 2103–0001, MWF 11:20-12:15, Dr. Lisa Riggs
  • Communication
    Intro to Comm: COMM1703-0002, m 7:00-10:00, Prof. Lynn
    Interpersonal Comm: COMM 1803-0001, TR 9:30-10:50, Prof Lynn
  • Comp 1
    ENGL1103-0001, TR 9:30-10:50, Dr. Fisher
    ENGL1103-0002, MWF 11:20-12:15, Prof. Flick
  • Comp 2
    ENGL1203-0002, MWF 1:30-2:25, Dr. Riggs
    ENGL1203-0003, MWF 1:30-2:25, Dr. Whitley
  • US Government
    POLS1103-0001, TR 11:00-12:20, Prof. Ricky Cook
    POLS1103-0002, TR 12:30-1:50, Prof. Rick Cook

Eligibility Requirements for Juniors & Seniors

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Students attending public or private high schools
  • Each student must have the written approval of his/her high school counselor or principal.
  • Seniors must be ready to graduate within the current academic year; juniors must be ready to graduate within two academic years.
  • Each student must have at least a 3.0 cGPA on an approved transcript OR a composite ACT of 18, SAT of 960, or CLT of 61.
Students who are schooled at home
  • Each student must have the written approval of his/her parent or guardian.
  • Each student must be at least 16 years old.
  • Each student must have at least a 3.0 cGPA on an approved transcript.
  • Students must have a minimum composite ACT score of 18 or a minimum composite SAT score of at least 960.
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“OKWU PREP delivers affordable college credit for high schoolers with a curriculum you can trust.”
Prof. Monica Epperson

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