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Important Update:

Through Feb. 6, the university is operating at Level 2. For classes, this means faculty will have the discretion to choose a fully remote, hybrid, extended classroom or fully in-person format. Masks will be mandatory for in-person classes.

Visit the COVID-19 website to report a positive test, symptoms or exposure, for vaccine and testing information and for other COVID-19 resources.

Undergraduate Admissions

UCO has temporarily reduced its undergraduate application fee to $40. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon.

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.

How do I know which application to complete? Click HERE for help!

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. 

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.

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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.

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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 Student, or other type.