Office of Global Affairs
Become an International Student at UCO
There is no other university in America that offers more than 115 undergraduate degrees, more than 75 graduate degrees, a beautiful campus 20 minutes from downtown in one of the top 10 safest cities in the heart of America, class sizes averaging 20-25 students, with tuition costs less than $16,000 a year. Moreover, there is great housing both on and off campus.
Join a network of 6,800 international professionals from 150 countries that have attended UCO just in the past decade.
The Wall Street Journal ranked the University of Central Oklahoma in the top TEN (top 10) of universities in the United States where students are the most engaged. U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges 2016 list UCO to be one of the Tier One Institutions among the Regional Universities in the West Region in the United States. It is a welcoming, friendly environment and Edmond is ranked in the top ten (10) Safest Suburb Cities in America.
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Omini Pranemyaa Kudikala – Graduate India Ambassador
Hello everyone! I'm Omini from India. I'm a graduate student majoring in nutrition and food science. I chose UCO because it offers excellent education within a supportive community. On campus, I lead the events of the Food Science Club. I'm also serving as a research assistant and will be publishing a research article centered around nutrition and food sciences. Fun fact: I like to debate, travel, dance and read novels.
Chidera Osaji – Anglophone Africa Ambassador
Hi there! My name is Chidera Osaji from Nigeria. I am a senior majoring in biomedical engineering with minors in math and psychology. I chose UCO because I wanted a university that focused on its students and had a sense of community. I also appreciated how a lot of the activities and events were student-led. Fun fact: I have been an exec in many campus organizations. This semester, I am the president of the peer health leaders, the decorations director for the Homecoming Activities Board and more.
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Qing Yang – China Ambassador
Hello all! I am Qing from China. I am a vocal performance major at UCO! I love singing very much. I have studied pop music, jazz, musical theater and opera. Music allows me to express myself and convey my inner emotions through the lyrics. If you want to know about the life of a music student, feel free to ask me any questions! I am more than happy to share my experiences. Fun fact: I like to challenge myself with different types of songs so I can constantly improve my singing skills and expression.
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