University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond

Edmond, OK

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University of Central Oklahoma offers 520-degree programs and 3 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 19:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 90%. 41.2% are women, and 58.8% are men. 9% percents of international students. University of Central Oklahoma is a member of 6 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Central Oklahoma is 11216$, that is at the level of national average. Total price of living is between $12352 and $17936 per year. 36% of full-time University of Central Oklahoma students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $38,300, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Central Oklahoma is a public and non-academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and pay in-state tuition and receive Title IV aid.


By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Central Oklahoma students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$8,282
$30,001 - $48,000$9,765
$48,001 - $75,000$13,466
$75,001 - $110,000$15,526

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)



  • Typical room charge for academic year: 3620

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -


Percent of students with financial aid


Types of financial aids


9325 of University of Central Oklahoma undergraduate students were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 62 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Central Oklahoma number 4 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Oklahoma.

Students at University of Central Oklahoma awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a any financial aid.

Family IncomeNumber awarded grant and scholarship aidAverage amount of grant and scholarship aid awarded
$0 - $30,000
$30,001 - $48,000
$48,001 - $75,000
$75,001 - $110,000

Salary After Attending


According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services


Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services


Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition guaranteed plan

Tuition guarantee is a program which guarantees to entering first-time students that tuition will not increase for the years they are enrolled. These guarantees are generally time-bound for four or five years.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Central Oklahoma.


ROTC - Army

Study abroad

Weekend/evening college

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

ROTC - Reserve Officers' Training Corps, a college program providing scholarships for training commissioned officers covering college tuition.

Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Weekend/evening college allows students to complete courses and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • NCAA/NAIA member for football
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for baseball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate


University of Central Oklahoma graduation rate is below the national average.

36% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Central Oklahoma completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes a huge number of students. This indicator doesn’t consider students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

2 : 1

Admission considerations


  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Admission test scores
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)


  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.


In comparison to National Average

University of Central Oklahoma acceptance rate is above national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 69%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 21%.


In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so University of Central Oklahoma acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 23%.


Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.



Full time


Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate


Part-time retention rate


The University of Central Oklahoma full-time retention rate is 62% and part-time retention rate is 48%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and continue studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important indicator: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, pleasant student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

SAT/ACT scores

ACT scores

Percent of first-time degree/certificate-seeking University of Central Oklahoma students submitting ACT scores


Composite ACT Range (25th - 75th):
19 - 24

ACT Range by section (25th - 75th)
English: 18 - 24
Math: 17 - 24
Writing: 0 - 0

ACT Test Score Range


SAT Score Converter

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Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Central Oklahoma is 19:1, that means that for every 19 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio



Number of international students


Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown


Students enrollment in distance education


In University of Central Oklahoma the biggest percent of students are enrolled in on-campus courses.

Distance education location breakdown


Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Central Oklahoma and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in Oklahoma.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on Main Campus

The campus located by 100 N University Dr address in Edmond, Oklahoma.


Main Campus in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of Central Oklahoma with 0.14% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on Main Campus are burglary, forcible sex offense, and robbery.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Central Oklahoma offers 520 programs in total: 332 are for Bachelor's degree, 176 - for Master's degree, 9 - for Associate's degree, and 3 are 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs.

This is the highest number of programs in comparison with other 26 universities in Oklahoma county, with one of the highest number of Bachelor's degree , Master's degree and 2-year, but less than 4-year certificate programs offered. University of Central Oklahoma is one of the few institutions in Oklahoma that offers an Associate's degree program.


Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 3 distance education programs that are provided in the University of Central Oklahoma: 3 are for Bachelor's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be fully online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.


Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Oklahoma state average data to help you compare.


University of Central Oklahoma provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 12095 students with 362852 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 1220 with 29286 credit hours.


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Student Reviews and Ratings for University of Central Oklahoma

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Overall Rating:

Our constitutional right to free speech and the free exercise of religion, guaranteed under the First Amendment, have been denied with this school. You can have drag shows and safe sex carnivals but don't you dare come speak on Genesis and the state for the culture (don't forget the Muslims, Christians, and Jews share the Genesis account) so its a attempt to muzzle all religious beliefs outside their own (anti-God secular humanism). I don't understand how universities and colleges can claim to be unbiased and inclusive all while trying to mute religious institutions (and still get federal funding!!!). That seems bias and non inclusive. Not to mention unconstitutional.

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Overall Rating:

An amazing place for studies. Many great people to meet and make friends. Good professors who work hard to help the students succeed.

Source of the review: Google Places, Google Maps™

Overall Rating:

Was one of the most exciting times of my Life...wonderful campus.. affordable fees....and a superb education...Thank you UCO for all that I learnt ..go BRONCOS...

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Overall Rating:

Absolutely horrific. I only attended here to take one course while I am home for the summer. Their information systems are the worst I have ever experienced. They have no systems in place to inform you when payments are due, their "webpage" designated for due dates are not only hard to find, but for the wrong years. The website they use for your student account is extremely difficult to use. They need to figure something out here. Not only did I have to pay a late fee for my tuition due to their lack of adequate informing sources, their online system for that refunded my payment AND charged me a refund fee. Completely ridiculous. IF you plan on going to this school, plan on searching for any due dates for payments at least a month in advance. They will do their best to make sure are as uninformed as possible. I will never be taking a course here again.

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Overall Rating:

The school itself is clean and nice. The staff is very professional, and cares about your post-graduation success. I cannot say the same for the housing. There's never any parking for housing, even though students pay more than nicer apartments just to live in the smelly, falling apart West Hall (the cheapest dorm). The parking lots are set up to trick students into parking in the wrong spot, then the parking service slaps them with a parking fee. There were always more fees that I didn't know about, but they would put onto my bursar bill. When I reserved a dorm for my next semester, my living situation changed. It had cost me $100 to reserve the room that I knew that I would lose if I cancelled my reservation. What I didn't know is they also stick you with a $250 cancellation fee. Had I known this I may have been more wary about reserving a dorm. They told me that rooms go fast for UCO, but there were plenty of empty ones, even during the semester, which made the excuse for the cancellation fee even more infuriating. Long story short, I feel burned and scammed by housing, and am very much considering going to a different school for that reason alone.

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Location & Website

Address: 100 N University Dr


Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4059742000

Institution is active in current year: 1

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