Congratulations! You've taken your first step to joining the Central family. Become a Broncho by submitting your application for admission.
This application is both your application for admission to the university, as well as your application for institutional scholarships.
Application Process Transition
UCO is in the process of changing our application system beginning with the fall 2024 applications, note that applications for 2023 and 2024 are in different systems with different links.
Types of Admission
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
Undergraduate students who have attended an accredited college or university and have attempted more than six hours.*
*Six attempted hours exclude remedial (pre-college level course) work.
Concurrently-enrolled high school students are considered incoming freshmen.
Concurrent High School Students
High school juniors and seniors can enroll in college classes and earn college credit while still in high school.
Additional Student Types
Visiting student (special student), returning student, post-baccalaureate non-degree seeking, second bachelor's degree or other types.