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University of Central Oklahoma, commonly referred to as UCO, was established in the year 1890. It is a coeducational public university in Edmond, Oklahoma. The university offers Enrolment to more than 15, 000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. It was initially founded as the Territorial Normal School and is Oklahoma's second oldest institution of higher education.

UCO offers undergraduate degrees in humanities, forensic science, biomedical engineering, funeral services, photo journalism, business legal studies, golf management, and insurances. Students can also opt for master degrees in athletic training, forensic science, and jazz studies. There are seven colleges under this university:

The athletics teams of UCO are known as the Bronchos. The mascot is Buddy Broncho. The team colors are bronze and blue. They participate in sports such as baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, and rowing.

Profile of University of Central Oklahoma

Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, OK (a large suburb). The school is a public institution. The highest degree level offered by Central Oklahoma is the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school is known for its programs in media.

Central Oklahoma Selectivity

Central Oklahoma does not offer open admission.


The school has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

Central Oklahoma had 15, 495 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

A lot of students at the school attend part-time. Central Oklahoma offers students meal plans. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Lone Star Conference.

Central Oklahoma Tuition and Affordability

Central Oklahoma is a relative bargain, with lower tuition and fees than most schools offering similar degrees.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"University Mission: The University of Central Oklahoma exists to provide excellent undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education to enable students to achieve their intellectual, professional, personal, and creative potential. UCO must also contribute to the intellectual, cultural, economic, and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves. Academic Mission: Helping students learn so that they may become productive, creative, ethical, and engaged citizens. "

Central Oklahoma Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management693business management, accounting, finance, marketing, MIS, apparel marketing, actuarial science, managerial economics, . . .
Liberal Arts507general studies, sociology, English, political science, history, liberal arts and sciences, foreign language and literature, economics, . . .
Education and Teaching439elementary school teaching, education, early childhood education, adult education, educational administration, school Counselling, instructional media design, special ed, . . .
Media205communication studies, journalism
Science120biology, chemistry, physics
Therapy and Counselling101psychology
Security and Law Enforcement101criminal justice and safety, forensic science, criminal justice and police, criminal justice and administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine87registered nursing
Family and Social Work74family studies, family and community services, food and nutrition, child development
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy55exercise science, nutrition sciences, health and fitness
Engineering Technician49occupational safety tech, industrial safety tech, engineering technician
Computer Science and Engineering48computer and info science
Design46design and visual communication
Medical Support and Technology32speech pathology, clinical lab tech
Art Studies30art studies
Funeral and Mortuary Science24funeral and mortuary
Engineering23biomedical engineering, engineering physics
Drama and Performing Arts23drama, dance
Mathematics19applied mathematics, mathematics
Medical administration15public health Education
Religion and Philosophy6philosophy
Medicine4public health

Contact: Central Oklahoma

University of Central Oklahoma

100 N University Dr

Edmond, OK 73034

General Phone: (405) 974-2000

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