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Important Update:

UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.


The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Institutional, College, School and Department Accreditations

Specialized Accreditations

The following institutions grant specialized accreditations for the following UCO programs:

Undergraduate Accreditations

College of Business

College of Education and Professional Studies

College of Fine Arts and Design

College of Liberal Arts

College of Mathematics and Science

Forensic Science Institute

Graduate Accreditations