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Important Update:

Campus buildings reopened to the public effective July 1. Services are available virtually or by appointment only. Visitors should reach out to individual departments regarding appointments. Masks and social distancing are required while on campus. To learn more about current operations, view the university's summer reopening plan

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

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

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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. 

How to Pay for School

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 $102 million dollars.

Applying for Financial Aid

Scholarships

Automatic Scholarships

Fall 2020 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 scholarships@uco.edu to get your SAT scores converted to the ACT equivalent.