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Consistent with revised CDC guidance, vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals are recommended to wear a mask when in public indoor spaces where COVID-19 virus transmission is considered substantial or high.

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Adult Students - Students over 21 years of age with less than six attempted college credit hours or active-duty military who have graduated from high school or have a GED, apply as an adult student. Adult students must demonstrate college readiness through Course Placement Testing (CPT).

Visiting Students (Special Students) - Students who intend to take nine credit hours or less at UCO. Visiting students are not eligible for financial aid. 

Readmit - It has been more than one semester and a summer term since the student's last attendance at UCO, a student wants to continue at Central after they have earned an undergraduate degree or students who want to return after being academically suspended. 

Post Baccalaureate - Students holding at least a bachelor's degree who wish to take undergraduate courses without pursuing a degree. Post-baccalaureate students are not eligible for financial aid. 

Second Bachelor's - Students intending to pursue a second bachelor's degree. 

Admission materials delivered or mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
100 N University Drive, Box 151
Nigh University Center, Room 124
Edmond, OK 73034

*Additional admission materials may be requested.

State Required Immunizations

Oklahoma Statutes, Title 70 section 3244, requires that all students who enroll as a full-time or part-time student in an Oklahoma public or private postsecondary institution must provide documentation of vaccinations for Hepatitis B and Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR). UCO requires three doses for Hepatitis B and two doses for MMR.

Immunization records reflecting the required MMR and Hepatitis B shots can be emailed to admissions@uco.edu or delivered to Broncho OneStop, NUC 124.

To submit the Certificate of Exemption, complete the form and email the completed form to admissions@uco.edu or deliver it to Broncho OneStop, NUC 124.

 

Admission Standards

Adult Students

Students over 21 years of age with less than six attempted college credit hours or active-duty military who have graduated from high school or have a GED apply as an adult student. 

Admission Requirements: 

  • Adult students must demonstrate college readiness through Course Placement Testing (CPT).

Admission materials required 

  • Official final high school transcript or GED
  • State required immunizations

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Visiting Students (Special Students)

Students who intend to take no more than nine credit hours during their entire enrollment at UCO. This includes prior concurrent work done or prior attendance at UCO.

Note that Visiting Students are not eligible for financial aid or university tuition waivers. Visiting students who reach the nine-hour limit and wish to continue enrollment at Central should reapply as transfer students. 

Admission Requirements:

  • While there are no academic requirements for visiting students, students should send scanned transcripts to articulation@uco.edu to ensure prompt enrollment in classes that require prerequisites. 

     

    Admission materials required 

    • State required immunizations

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Readmitted Students

Students may reapply for admission to UCO if: 

  • It has been more than one semester and a summer term since your last attendance as a degree-seeking student at UCO. 
  • You have completed an undergraduate degree at UCO and wish to continue.
  • You were suspended from UCO. 
  • You are transferring back to UCO from another institution. 

*Students who have only attended UCO as part of the High School Concurrent Enrollment Program are considered first-time freshmen if their only college credit is concurrent. These students should NOT apply as readmit students. 

Admission materials required:

  • Official Transcript from any institution attended since UCO
  • State required immunizations

Electronic transcripts can be sent by institutions electronically to registrar@uco.edu. Faxed or emailed transcripts are not considered official. 

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Post-Baccalaureate Students

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree from UCO or another regionally accredited institution and are interested in taking courses for personal interest. Post-baccalaureate students are not eligible for financial aid, nor are they pursuing a second degree. 

Admission Requirements:

  • Earned a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

Admission materials required:

  • Official Transcript showing bachelor's degree conferred
  • State required immunizations

Electronic transcripts can be sent by institutions electronically to registrar@uco.edu. Faxed or emailed transcripts are not considered official. 

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Second Bachelor's Degree Students

Students pursuing a second bachelor's degree and have never attended UCO will apply as transfer students. Students who have attended or received a bachelor's degree from UCO will apply as readmit students. 

Admission materials required:

  • State required immunizations

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Undocumented Students

If you are an undocumented student, visit our undocumented admissions page for information on how to apply to the University of Central Oklahoma. 

Admission materials required:

  • Official Transcript showing bachelor's degree conferred
  • State required immunizations

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