University of Central Oklahoma Review

University of Central Oklahoma is a public institution located in Edmond, Oklahoma. This school offers more than 135 degree options in areas as diverse as mass communication, golf management, biology, marketing and music.

University of Central Oklahoma Overview

Edmond, Oklahoma, is a northern suburb of Oklahoma City. The University of Central Oklahoma is the state's oldest institution, founded in 1890, and the third largest school in the state, with almost 16,000 students. The school offers certificates and non-degree professional programs, as well as associate's degrees, bachelor's degrees and master's degrees. Of University of Central Oklahoma's students, 14,156 are undergraduates.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

All students applying to the University of Central Oklahoma must submit an official high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores, as well as sending a completed admission application (including a statement of purpose) and a non-refundable application fee. Transfer students must submit their college transcripts in addition to these items. While there is no minimum GPA, ACT score or SAT score required of students, the school's website outlines general scores and student rankings that would deem the student admissible. Several forms of financial aid are available, including government loans and work study options.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environment

University of Central Oklahoma's library offers students an online supplement, allowing them to find articles through digital databases and find reference works and books through catalogs. The library also provides group study rooms and interlibrary loans, which allow students to borrow materials from other libraries for seven days.

The school's Jazz Lab serves not just as a program within the school, but also as a live music venue. It's won 'Best Place for Live Music' several times from Edmond Life and Leisure's annual 'Reader's Choice' poll. The school has more than 40 buildings on its campus. Its athletic program, while an NCAA Division II school, is the largest school in the Lone Star Conference.

Schools and Colleges at University of Central Oklahoma

  • College of Arts, Media and Design
  • College of Education and Professional Studies
  • College of Mathematics and Science
  • Forensic Science Institute
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Jackson College of Graduate Studies

School Contact Information

  • Address: 100 N. University Dr., Edmond, OK 73034
  • Phone Number: (405) 974-2000