2022 Legislative Messaging
The University of Central Oklahoma works to serve our students and communities while advancing state initiatives. UCO is an economic driver producing more than $765 million in fiscal year 2020. More than 92% of UCO’s students are residents of Oklahoma with 78% of UCO graduates choosing to stay and work in Oklahoma, higher than other Oklahoma flagship universities.
Learn more about UCO’s economic impact, funding needs, student engagement and success below.
UCO is an economic driver in the Oklahoma City metro, offering a high return on investment.
UCO is the third-largest higher education institution in Oklahoma and the second-least funded of all 13 Oklahoma four-year institutions.