About the University of Central Oklahoma
Connecting Students to Transformative LearningWith strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 119 undergraduate areas of study and 80 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.
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Located on 210-acres in the heart of Edmond, Oklahoma, UCO gives students the opportunity to live on campus in safe, comfortable dorms, just steps away from their classes, the library, student activities and the Wellness Center.
UCO at Carnegie Centre is located in the heart of downtown Oklahoma City’s business district. Whether you work or live downtown or pass by downtown on your way to work or home, our location makes for-credit and continuing education classes easy to access.
UCO at Santa Fe Plaza houses the UCO MBA program within the new learning center, which will provide classroom and lab space, increase access for students working or living nearby and serve the growing population in downtown OKC. Additionally, UCO at Santa Fe Plaza will house Central’s small business incubator, The Catbird Seat; KUCO-FM, UCO’s classical radio station; and, meeting space for the university and area businesses.
The Central Boathouse serves as home of Central’s women’s rowing team. It also includes a live music venue and an art gallery, establishing it as a unique presence “where art meets the river” in the growing Boathouse District at the Oklahoma River.