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Important Update:

Effective Monday, May 24, 2021, UCO will no longer mandate the use of masks or social distancing. Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. Those who have been vaccinated may continue to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose.

Important resources: COVID-19 Testing | Report Exposure/Positive Test | Vaccine Information | COVID-19 Vaccination Self-ReportingVirtual Services | COVID-19 Website 

Cost and Fees

International Tuition and Fees


Estimated Undergraduate Cost 

  • Tuition and Fees Per Year (Based on two semesters 12 credit hours per semester): $16,500
  • Housing and Dining Per Year (Nine Months - one academic year): $7,000
  • Books, Insurance and Miscellaneous Per Year (Based on two semesters): $2,000

Total: $25,500 per year

Estimated Graduate Cost 

  • Tuition and Fees Per Year**: $14,600
  • Housing and Dining Per Year: $7,000
  • Books, Insurance and Miscellaneous Per Year: $2,000

Total: $23,600 per year
**Based on 9 credit hours per semester


Students are charged fees and tuition based upon the number of credit hours awarded for each course, the course level and resident status. Other special instruction fees may be assessed for some courses.

Books and miscellaneous charges are calculated based on the average expenses and it would vary from student to student depending on their spending habits, as well as courses enrolled.

All first-time entering students (degree-seeking students) must provide a tuition deposit of $9,000 to UCO upon arrival and prior to enrollment as listed in the Statement of Understanding.

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 Need financial assistance? View our Scholarships and Financial Aid site

Housing and Dining 

On-Campus Housing Requirements (35% Housing Discount)

The University of Central Oklahoma provides a comprehensive, comfortable and safe environment for students to live in. There are a few housing and dining options for you to choose from. 

All international students under the age of 21 are required to live in UCO's campus housing. Students who live on campus traditionally earn higher GPAs and graduate at higher rates.

International Student Housing Discount

The good news is, all international students who live in the Quad - International House or West Hall dormitory will receive a 35% discounted housing rate, which can make it more affordable.

UCO's dormitories are led by trained staff members and are equipped with the latest safety technology to ensure a secure environment, providing peace of mind for both students and parents. Conveniently located in the heart of campus, residents are closer to campus activities, classes and diverse food offerings. All campus housing is fully furnished and air-conditioned, with all utility bills paid.

If you fulfill one of the criteria below, you will be eligible to live in any off-campus housing of your choice:

  1. Over the age of 21;
  2. Transferring 24 or more credit hours;
  3. Married and living with a spouse;
  4. Dependent child living with you; or, 
  5. Living with an approved relative (parent/legal guardian, grandparent, aunt or uncle) within the greater Oklahoma City Metro area.

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Off-Campus Housing

There are a great number of off-campus housing options available for international students within walking distance from UCO. Many of these apartments will lease an apartment to you, requiring either a six-month or one-year contract, as well as possibly requiring a deposit and application fee. If you are considering off-campus housing as an option, visit the off-campus housing.