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Undergraduate students who have attended an accredited college or university and have attempted more than six hours*.
*Six attempted hours excludes developmental (pre-college) work. 
*Concurrently-enrolled high school students are considered incoming freshmen.

Admission Requirements

Transfer Admission Requirements

You must have a 1.7 GPA and meet the Freshman Admission requirements if you have 7-23 credit hours. You must have a 1.7 GPA if you have 24-29 credit hours. You must have a 2.0 GPA if you have 30 or more credit hours. You must have 2.0 GPA if you are transferring from an out-of-state college, regardless of credit hours earned.

Credit Hours Earned                                    Requirement

7-23 Credit Hours                                         1.7 GPA and meet Freshman Admission requirements

24-29 Credit Hours                                      1.7 GPA

30 or more Credit Hours                           2.0 GPA


Admission materials required:

Under 24 earned hours

  • Official College Transcript for every institution attended
  • Official High School Transcript
  • ACT or SAT Test Scores (Optional)
  • State required immunizations

24 and over earned hours

  • Official College Transcript for every institution attended
  • State required immunizations

Admission materials delivered or mailed to: 

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

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

*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 or delivered to Broncho OneStop, NUC 124.

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


Institutional Scholarship Consideration

The combined admission application is for both admission & scholarship consideration. To be considered for scholarships, students must apply and ensure admission materials are received no later than the scholarship deadline. Students meeting the scholarship deadline will be considered for Academic Scholarships at Central.

Students must have 24 earned hours at the time of scholarship deadline to be considered for academic scholarships.  A student seeking second bachelor degrees are not eligible for academic scholarships.

Scholarship Deadlines are:

  • Fall and Summer Terms – June 1
  • Spring Term – Nov. 1

*There is no deadline for admission consideration

Undocumented Students

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