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University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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University of Central Oklahoma

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About University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma, often referred to as UCO, is a coeducational public university located in Edmond, Oklahoma. The university is the third largest in Oklahoma, with more than 17,000 students and approximately 434 full-time and 400 adjunct faculty. Founded in 1890, the University of Central Oklahoma was one of the first institutions of higher learning to be established in what would become the state of Oklahoma, making it one of the oldest universities in the southwest region of the United States. It is home to the American branch of the British Academy of Contemporary Music in downtown Oklahoma City, directed by noted indie music agent and manager Scott Booker. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the University of Central Oklahoma as the 2009–2010 Individual Conference Champion for using more green power than any other school in the Lone Star Conference.


Located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

100 N University Dr, Edmond, OK, 73034, Oklahoma County

University of Central Oklahoma Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#781 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Oklahoma

#7 of 131

2022 Best Public Colleges in Oklahoma

#3 of 74

Most Popular Majors

Out of 26 majors categories at University of Central Oklahoma, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Central Oklahoma within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni