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 more than 17,000 students to unmatched value found in 117 undergraduate areas of study and 74 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.
The ACM@UCO is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and is unlike any other music program in the U.S., offering an industry-based, real world educational experience for those interested in a career in today’s music industry.
The CHK|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.