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University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK, USA
3.65 Average Rating

The University of Central Oklahoma is a 4-year public school in the Oklahoma City metro area and one of the oldest universities in the southwest United States. UCO oversees six colleges granting bachelor’s degrees in 121 areas of study and operates the American branch of the British Academy of Contemporary Music. Throughout the year, Central schedules a number of all campus events from Stampede Week to the WinterGlow holiday celebration. For charity-minded students, Central holds an annual event called BronchoThon to raise funds for the Oklahoma Children’s Hospital Foundation.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb or town
In-State Students
90%
Out-Of-State Students
4%
0
100
75%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
16,428
Total Number of Undergrads
14,343
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
12%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$13,995
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$7,100
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,447
0
100
54%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
65%
Average Aid Per Year
$9,879
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
267
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Oklahoma City
Dallas
Tulsa
Houston
Lawton
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$44,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.65 Average Rating
The University of Central Oklahoma is very beautiful inside and out. Campus is well kept, teachers are nice, and the education is top notch. I would recommend this school to anyone trying to further their education. 10 out of 10!
Justin from Edmond, OK
I rate UCO very highly for it's Science and Arts programs. The music program is especially wonderful. I also love the campus and various opportunities you can be involved in at UCO and the community.
Katherine from Muskogee, OK

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