The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment. Located in Edmond, Central is one of the top public universities in Oklahoma City's thriving metropolitan area. With 117 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate majors, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their success. Founded in 1890 as one of the state's first institutions of higher learning, Central cultivates creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, creating a culture of change where students learn, lead and serve. The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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.