Effective Monday, May 24, 2021, UCO will no longer mandate the use of masks or social distancing. Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. Those who have been vaccinated may continue to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose.
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Apply to UCO
UCO has temporarily reduced its undergraduate application fee to $40. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon.
Before you Apply
Have the information below prepared before you begin the application process. This will help you be able to fill out the application quicker.
- Current contact information including address, email and phone number.
- Academic History (Example: High School, list of previous colleges or institutions you have attended)
- College plans, including intended major and the semester you want to begin taking courses at UCO.
- Not sure what to apply as? Need help figuring out your Admissions? We can help!
UCO has been selected for a pilot program for test-optional admission through Spring 2026. Students may still submit ACT or SAT scores to be considered for academic scholarships.
For more information about applying or to receive additional information about the admissions process fill out the undergraduate future student inquiry form.
Be advised: You don't have to complete your application in one session. An application fee of $40 will be charged once completed.
International students who are seeking to study in the United States on visas or are awaiting approval of U.S. Permanent Residency and wish to study undergraduate-level degrees or courses.
Be advised: You don't have to complete your application in one session. An application fee of $50 will be charged once completed.
U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, Undocumented or DACA students and all students outside of the U.S. who wish to take graduate-level courses.
Be advised: You don't have to complete your application in one session. An application fee of $60 will be charged once completed.