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Admissions and Aid

At Central, we offer unmatched value to our students. That means more than our competitive tuition, diverse financial aid packages and quality academic programs. Our value includes our connection to the Oklahoma City metro, giving our students access to unique service and internship opportunities just minutes away from campus. It’s a combination you won’t find everywhere, making the Central experience tough to beat!

Top ranked public regional university in Oklahoma by U.S. News and World Report

How to Apply

Important dates, admission requirements and an overview of the application process.

Paying for School

A college education is an investment in your future. We connect our students with resources to help pay for the Central experience with a variety of aid and scholarship options. Our students graduate with significantly less debt than the national average. Let’s get started finding which options are right for you. 


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Awards ranging from $500 to full-tuition make UCO an affordable choice and the right place to invest in your future.

More than 85% of current students receive some form of aid totaling approximately $40 million dollars.

Applying for Financial Aid