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Life moves fast – and at UCO, so will you. From day one, you are given opportunities to explore the endless possibilities for your life, career and community. As this next step of your life begins, as you move from who you’ve been to who you are becoming, our community will surround you, support you and always move with you. Together, we’ll set the future you dream of into motion.

That’s the power of UCO’s transformative learning experience. You’ll leave here confident and ready for what’s next.

We’re not the only ones who think this place is pretty special. UCO is the top-ranked institution in Oklahoma for student experience, according to the Wall Street Journal. And for those attending Central online, we rank among the top 100 online college programs in the nation. Our national rankings in social mobility give you the knowledge that a Central degree will give you what you need to enter the workforce with a degree that elevates you and your family.

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get moving! Schedule a campus tour, request more information, learn more about our competitive tuition and financial aid or start your application. 

We can’t wait to meet you and share the Central experience with you!


Getting Started | Paying for School | Financial Aid and Scholarships | After Admission

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 by finding which options are right for you. 

How to Pay for School

Financial Aid and 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 $102 million dollars.

Applying for Financial Aid Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships

Incoming freshmen: See what scholarship you automatically qualify for by entering your ACT and GPA here!

Learn more about automatic scholarships.

*SAT scores are accepted for scholarships consideration and are converted to the ACT equivalent for awarding purposes. Email to get your SAT scores converted to the ACT equivalent.

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