University of Central Oklahoma

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The University of Central Oklahoma is a medium-sized suburban school
located in Edmond, Oklahoma. The graduate enrollment is at 1,568 and
those in the school seeking degrees at the undergraduate level
currently number 14,019.

Admissions Information

The University of Central Oklahoma does require an application fee of
$25.00. Applications may be submitted through mail or online, and must
be accompanied by transcripts and test scores. 69% of the students who
apply are accepted.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

  • Art- General
  • Art History/Criticism/Conservation
  • Dance
  • Drama/Theater Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Music-General
  • Music- General Performance
  • Music- Piano/Organ
  • Music- Voice/Opera
  • Stringed Instruments

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

  • Biology

Business, Management, & Marketing

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Apparel/Accessories Marketing
  • Business Administration/Management
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Finance/Banking
  • Human Resources Management
  • Insurance/Risk Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Operations Management

Communications & Journalism

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communications/Rhetoric
  • Journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Public Relations

Computer & Information Sciences

  • Computer/Information Sciences – General
  • Information Technology

Education

  • Art Teacher Education
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Business Teacher Education
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Curriculum/Instruction
  • Drama/Dance Teacher Education
  • ESL Teacher Education
  • Education – General
  • Elementary Education
  • Family/Consumer Sciences – Education
  • French Teacher Education
  • German Teacher Education
  • Health Occupations Teacher Education
  • History Teacher Education
  • Instructional Media
  • Mathematics Education
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education
  • Physics Teacher Education
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Special Education
  • Technology/Industrial Arts Education  

Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics

Engineering Technologies

  • Engineering Technology – General
  • Industrial Safety

English Language & Literature

  • English Composition
  • English Language & Literature – General

Family & Consumer Sciences

  • Adult Development/Aging
  • Child Development
  • Family Systems
  • Family/Consumer Sciences – General
  • Foods/Nutrition Studies

Foreign Language & Literature

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

  • Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Nursing (RN)
  • Public Health Education
  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology

History

  • History – General

Liberal Arts & Sciences

  • General Studies
  • Liberal Arts & Sciences

Mathematics

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics – General
  • Statistics

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

  • Exercise Sciences
  • Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General

Personal & Culinary Services

  • Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B,

Philosophy & Religion

  • Philosophy

Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Psychology

  • Psychology – General

Security & Protective Services

  • Corrections
  • Criminal Justice Studies
  • Forensic Technologies
  • Juvenile Corrections
  • Police Science

Social Sciences

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Political Science/Government
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master Degrees within Mathematics and Science

Rankings

The University of Central Oklahoma is a top-ranked university in the US
News and World Report on the 2013 Best Colleges list. It is also 27 on
the list of tier one institutions of Top Public Schools: Regional
Universities – West. It is ranked 72 overall in the west.
 

Accreditation

The University is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission and
the State Accrediting Agency. The separate colleges within the
university are accredited through a variety of agencies.
 

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid can come from the government if you meet financial need
requirements. Scholarships are another option as you are looking for
help to pay your tuition/room and board. UCO offers a First Year
Excellence Scholarship, Community Leadership Scholarship, Civic
Engagement Scholarship, Freshman Scholarships, Departmental
scholarships, scholarships for transfer students, scholarships from
third parties, ROTC scholarships, and minority scholarships. Loans are
another option, but it is best to look at getting Pell grants and
Scholarships before going with a loan.
 

Library System

The University of Central Oklahoma houses the Chambers Library. Besides
the normal options available at a library, Chambers Library offers a
variety of special exhibits and collections. There are research tools
that will help you on whatever project in which you are currently
involved, and in your down times, you might even have time to do some
research into your family history with the library's genealogy tools.
 

Athletics

UCO offers a variety of sports options for both men and women. The men's sports include the following:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Wrestling

The women's sports include the following:

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Volleyball

Student Housing

There are many housing options at the University of Central Oklahoma.
They include the Central Plaza, University Suites, University Commons,
West Hall, and Murdaugh Hall.
 
Central Plaza

Central Plaza is a co-ed hall that offers a cafeteria, queen beds, private bathrooms, and wireless internet.

University Suites

The University Suites is a resident hall that is newer. It has several
different types of suites that are furnished but also allows some
flexibility in setup.

University Commons

University Commons are apartments that come in two and four bedrooms.
There are is a kitchenette, washer/dryer, and a living area. The
clubhouse in the community includes a pool, ping-pong tables, computer
lab, and lounge with a television.

West Hall

West Hall is a female-only facility. Most of the rooms are double. They
include phone lines and can have cable. There is a tv area as well as
laundry, courtyard, and rooms for studying.

Murdaugh Hall

This is a typical men's dormitory. It has double rooms and is close to classrooms and other necessary areas of the campus.

General Information

Admission Office

100 North University Drive

Edmond, OK 73034-0151

(405) 974-2338

(800) 254-4215

Fax: (405) 341-4964

[email protected]

Contact: Linda Lofton

Director, Admissions & Records
Main Address

100 North University Drive

Edmond, OK 73034-5209

(405) 974-2000

www.uco.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 14,156

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,131

Degree-seeking undergrads: 14,019

Graduate enrollment: 1,568

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor's
Master's

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 69%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Graphic Design B
Interior Design B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music – Piano/Organ B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Stringed Instruments B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Apparel/Accessories Marketing B
Business Administration/Management B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B
Operations Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Photojournalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Technology B

Education

Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Business Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Curriculum/Instruction B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
ESL Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
Family/Consumer Sciences – Education B
French Teacher Education B
German Teacher Education B
Health Occupations Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Instructional Media B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Reading Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Technology/Industrial Arts Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Engineering Physics B

Engineering Technologies

Engineering Technology – General B
Industrial Safety B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Adult Development/Aging B
Child Development B
Family Systems B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health Education B
Speech-Language Pathology B
Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Personal & Culinary Services

Funeral Services/Mortuary Science B,C

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Corrections B
Criminal Justice Studies B
Forensic Technologies B
Juvenile Corrections B
Police Science B

Social Sciences

Applied Economics B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor's degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the
accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to
change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions
officer.