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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Andre Choong – Esports Future Broncho Ambassador
Andre is an international student from Malaysia, currently in his senior year and majoring in Marketing. Andre is passionate about Esports, cooking, and introducing Malaysian and Asian cultures to the world. Andre's many Esports interests range from being an Active Member of the Valorant and CS: GO team at the UCO Esports Student Organization. Outside the Esports community, Andre is also the president of the Malaysian Student Association and current title holder of Mr. UCO International 2021. His Esports experience and his drive to serve students have led Andre to become the Esports ambassador for students who wish to get involved in the Esports community at UCO.
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Giannina Albines – Latin America Future Broncho Ambassador
Giannina is an international student from Peru, currently in her sophomore year and majoring in computer science. Even though Giannina's journey at UCO started not so long ago, she has achieved so much during her time at Central and has become a well-known leader on campus. Among her recent accolades, Giannina was able to earn the title of Miss UCO International 2020, she is the president of the Latin American Student Association on campus and was recently selected to become a UCO Orientation Leader.
Shahzaib – Pakistan Future Broncho Ambassador
Shahzaib is an international student from Pakistan, currently in his sophomore year and majoring in computer science. Since the start of his college journey, Shahzaib found his passion in serving the international community at UCO. Now, Shahzaib is an active leader on campus, representing the Pakistani community as the president of the Pakistani Student Association and a member of the Leaders of Tomorrow Council at UCO.
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