14,337
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,809
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of Central Oklahoma is a Comprehensive institution located in Edmond, OK, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Undergraduate Admissions
100 North University Drive, Box 151
Edmond, OK  73034-5209
United States
Contact Mr. John Stephens
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: onestop@uco.edu
Phone: 405-974-2727
Fax: 405-974-3841

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textile Marketing Management Checkmark
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,722
Applied
3,831
Accepted
14,337
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,814
Females Applied
2,284
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,908
Males Applied
1,547
Males Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.41
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.7
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Rank in upper 50% of high school class; composite ACT score of 20; 2.7 GPA in core curriculum classes

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,482
In-state
17,369
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,005
Full-time student fees
8,050
Room & board
3,900
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

9,809
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,459
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,826
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,959
Avg. Loan Aid
1,541
Avg. Grant Aid
6,245
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
52%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
10%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

14,337
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.23%
Black or African American 9.14%
White or Caucasian 56.22%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.83%
Asian 3.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 10.33%
Other 0.91%

Gender

Male (41.04%)
Female (58.96%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 11%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Stampede Week, Homecoming and Greek Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Student Programming Board, International Student Council, Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
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Cross-country Running No No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
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Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Rowing No No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No No No
Rowing No Division 2 Checkmark
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,030
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 548
Part-time - 482
Male - 458
Female - 572