Skip navigation

Important Update:

UCO requires all students, employees and visitors to wear a mask on campus when around others, both indoors and outdoors, and practice physical distancing of at least six feet when possible. If you or someone you know has COVID-19 symptoms, has been directly exposed to COVID-19 or has tested positive, fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage. View a list of UCO's virtual services.

Undergraduate Admissions

Congratulations! You've taken your first step to joining the Central family. You are about to continue taking steps towards becoming a Broncho by filling out the application for admission.

This application is both your application for admission to the university, as well as your application for institutional scholarships.

Ranked as the top public Regional University in Oklahoma by U.S. News and World Report, Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area.

Have Questions?

Schedule an appointment with your admissions counselor, visit us in person at the Broncho One Stop (124 Nigh University Center) or call 405-974-2727.


Admission Standards

Incoming Freshman

Incoming Freshman Students are under the age of 21 and have no prior college experience.*

*College credit earned as a concurrently-enrolled high school student does not count as prior college experience.

Freshman Admission Standards

Transfer Student

Undergraduate Students who have attended an accredited college or university and have attempted more than 6 hours.*

*6 attempted hours excludes remedial (pre-college level course) work.

*Concurrently-enrolled high school students are considered incoming freshman.

Transfer Admission Standards

Concurrent High School Students

High School juniors and seniors can enroll in college classes and earn college credit while still in high school. 

High School Concurrent Enrollment

Additional Student Types

Visiting Student (special student), Returning Student, Post-Baccalaureate Non-Degree Student, or other type.


Graduates in group wearing caps and gown

Apply Now!

Apply to UCO