Tuition & Fees

$6,944

$17,080

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
58%
12-17
13%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

18

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,831
Declined + 891
Total Received 4,722
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Public

14,337

undergraduate students

1,636

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 6091
ACT 3390

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Location

School Facts

University of Central Oklahoma, founded in 1890, is a public, liberal arts institution; its name was changed from Central State University in 1991. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts, Fine Arts and Design, and Mathematics and Science. Its 210-acre campus is located in Edmond, 12 miles from Oklahoma City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,973
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ABFSE (American Board of Funeral Service Education, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Edmond, OK

210-acre, suburban campus in Edmond (population: 91,191), 15 miles from Oklahoma City. Served by bus; major airport serves Oklahoma City. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Central Oklahoma
100 North University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
11%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
34%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
12 fraternities 2% of male students
 
11 sororities 4% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
72%
Bottom 1/2
28%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
7%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
20%
6-11
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
47%
12-17
27%
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
58%
12-17
13%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,831
Declined + 891
Total Received 4,722

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

John Stephens
Director Undergraduate Admissions
P: 405 974-2727
F: 405 974-3841
onestop@uco.edu

Financial Aid

52%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,809

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,944
Room & board $7,970
Books & supplies $1,600
Total $16,514
Average Financial Aid - $9,809
Total with Avg. Aid $6,705
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 405 974-2727
F: 405 340-7658

Financial Aid Officer

Susan Prater
Director of Student Financial Services
sprater4@uco.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Bass Fishing, Bowling, Hockey, Sailing, Shotgun Club, Soccer, Track, Wakeboarding

Club Sports - Women's

Bass Fishing, Bowling, Sailing, Shotgun Club, Soccer, Track, Wakeboarding

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Disc Golf, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Noodle Water Polo, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Team Handball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball (indoor/sand/sitting), Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Eddie Griffin (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Britni Brannon (women's)
Assistant Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Mid-America intercollegiate Athletics Association
Mascot
Bronchos
School colors
navy and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Adult/Higher Education/Interdisciplinary Studies
Adult/Higher Education/Lifelong/E-Learning
Adult/Higher Education/Student Personnel
Adult/Higher Education/Training
Applied Liberal Arts
Applied Mathematical Science/Mathematics
Applied Mathematical Science/Statistics
Applied Mathematical Science/Teaching
Applied Mathematics/Computer Science
Art/Education
Art/Studio Art
Arts Entrepreneurship
Athletic Training
Bilingual Education/TESOL
Biology
Biology/Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Medical Lab Science
Biomedical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Administration/Energy Systems
Business Administration/Health Care
Business Administration/Legal Studies
Business Analytics
Career/Technical/Workforce Development
Career/Technical/Workforce Development/Family/Consumer Sciences
Career/Technical/Workforce Development/Trade/Industrial
Chemistry
Chemistry/ACS Certified
Chemistry/Health Science
Community/Public Health Promotion
Composition/Rhetoric
Computational Science/Computational Engineering
Computational Science/Computational Mathematics
Computational Science/Computer Science
Computer Science
Computer Science/Applied
Computer Science/Information Science
Contemporary Music Business
Contemporary Music Performance
Contemporary Music Production
Creative Writing
Crime/Intelligence Analysis
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Management/Administration
Criminal Justice/Corrections
Criminal Justice/Police
Dance
Dance Education
Design
Design/Graphic Design
Design/Interior Design
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics/Energy Economics
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics/Biomedical Engineering
Engineering Physics/Electrical Engineering
Engineering Physics/Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Physics/Mechanical Systems
Engineering Physics/Physics
English
English Education
English/Creative Writing
English/TESL
Family Life Education/Child Development
Family Life Education/Gerontology
Family Life Education/Marriage/Family
Family/Child Studies/Family Life Education
Family/Child Studies/Infant/Child Specialist
Family/Child Studies/Licensed Marriage/Family Therapist
Fashion Marketing
Finance
Finance Insurance/Risk Management
Forensic Science
Forensic Science/Biology/Chemistry
Forensic Science/Chemistry
Forensic Science/Digital Forensics
Forensic Science/Molecular Biology
Funeral Service
General Studies
Geography
Gerontology
Global Art/Visual Culture
History
History Education
History/Museum Studies
Human Communication/Interpersonal Communication
Humanities
Industrial Safety
Information/Operations Management/Management Information Systems
Information/Operations Management/Operations and Supply Chain Management
Jazz Studies/Commercial Music Production
Jazz Studies/Performance
Kinesiology/Exercise/Fitness Management
Kinesiology/Outdoor/Community Recreation
Liberal Studies
Library Media Education
Literature
Management
Management/Human Resources
Management/Professional Golf Management
Marketing
Marketing/Professional Selling
Mass Communication/Professional Media Political Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
Mathematics/Statistics
Modern Language Education/French
Modern Language Education/German
Modern Language Education/Spanish
Modern Language/French
Modern Language/German
Modern Language/Spanish
Music Education
Music Education/Instrumental
Music Education/Vocal
Music/Collaborative Piano
Music/Composition
Music/Conducting
Music/Instrumental Performance
Music/Jazz Performance
Music/Musical Theatre
Music/Percussion Performance
Music/Piano Pedagogy
Music/Piano Performance
Music/String Performance
Music/Vocal Performance
Music/Wind Performance
Nursing
Nutrition/Dietetics/Food Management
Nutrition/Food Management
Organizational Leadership
Philosophy
Photographic Arts
Physical Education/Health
Political Science
Political Science/International Affairs
Political Science/Public Administration
Psychology
Psychology/Counseling
Psychology/Forensic Psychology
Psychology/General
Psychology/General Experimental
Psychology/School Psychology
Public Administration/Public/Non Profit Management
Public Administration/Urban Management
Reading
School Counseling
Science Education/Biology
Science Education/Chemistry
Science Education/General Science
Science Education/Physical Science
Science Education/Physics
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sociology/Human Services
Sociology/Substance Abuse Studies
Software Engineering
Special Education/Mild/Moderate
Special Education/Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Special Education/Severe/Profound/Multiple
Special Education/Severe/Profound/Multiple Disabilities
Speech Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathology
Strategic Communications
Strategic Communications/Organizational Communication
Substance Abuse Studies
Technical Writing
Technology Application Studies
Theatre Arts/Design/Technology
Theatre Arts/Performance
Theatre Arts/Theatre/Communication Education
Wellness Management/Exercise Science
Wellness Management/Health Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,973

total students

90%

in-state

10%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

14,337
students

Female
59%
8,453

Male
41%
5,884

10%

1,636
students

Female
70%
1,151

Male
30%
485

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

72%

10,449
students

Female
60%
6,173

Male
40%
4,276

28%

3,888
students

Female
59%
2,280

Male
41%
1,608

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

77%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 1.70
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 81
Countries most often represented China
Malaysia
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Timothy Kok
Director, International Admissions & Communications
405 974-2370
jkok@uco.edu

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