University of Central Oklahoma: Statistics

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#2099 of 14,131 In the World
#612 of 2,597 In North America
#559 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 31 In Oklahoma State
#1 of 2 In Edmond
#829 of 1,068 For Military science
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Acceptance rate
80%
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
89%
Undergraduates
12,564
Graduates
1,568
Male:Female Ratio
37:63
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
www.uco.edu

University of Central Oklahoma Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 80% 78% 82%
Applicants 4,732 1,757 2,975
Admissions 3,809 1,376 2,433
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,738 589 1,149
Freshmen enrolled part time 106 44 62

5,164 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,410 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,815 or 98%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Central Oklahoma are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 7575 (55%)
Hispanic 1771 (13%)
Two or more races 1484 (11%)
Black or African American 1241 (9%)
Asian 582 (4%)
Nonresident Alien 535 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 437 (3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 176 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 19 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,475
Students receiving aid
89%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $6,686$7,000
Tuition in-state $6,686$7,000
Tuition out-of-state $17,573$17,008
Fee in-district $1,131$905
Fee in-state $1,131$905
Fee out-of-state $1,131$905

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,880
Combined charge for room and board $8,410
Room charge $3,990
Meal charge $4,420

University of Central Oklahoma Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's
General Studies 196
Psychology, General 143 9
Forensic Science and Technology 143 6
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 127 10
Finance, General 97
Business Administration and Management, General 86
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 86
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 74
Elementary Education and Teaching 71 1
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 65 5
Accounting 68
Sociology, General 66
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 58 6
Biomedical Sciences, General 64
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 62
Organizational Leadership 59
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist 30 24
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 53
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 53
Chemistry, General 45
Information Technology 43
Broadcast Journalism 42
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 37
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 35 1
Computer and Information Sciences, General 35
Business Statistics 34
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 29 5
Human Development and Family Studies, General 33
History, General 25 7
Public Health Education and Promotion 27 5
Mechanical Engineering 29 2
Political Science and Government, General 29 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 25 3
Music Management 28
Pre-Medicine & Pre-Medical Studies 28
Funeral Service and Mortuary Science, General 26
Human Nutrition 25
Selling Skills and Sales Operations 25
English Language and Literature, General 20 4
Graphic Design 24
Nutrition Sciences 23
Public Administration 3 20
Special Education and Teaching, Other 12 11
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 22
Apparel and Textile Marketing Management 20
Creative Writing 15 4
Insurance 19
Music Performance, General 12 3 4
Music Technology 17
Learning Sciences 15
Legal Studies 15
Organizational Communication, General 15
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 15
Communication, General 14
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 14
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 11 2
History Teacher Education 13
Musical Theatre 13
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies 13
Business & Managerial Economics 12
Operations Management and Supervision 12
Photojournalism 12
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 12
Fine & Studio Arts, General 11
Keyboard Instruments 3 8
Music Teacher Education 11
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 11
School Psychology 11
Counseling Psychology 10
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other 10
Philosophy 10
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 10
Voice and Opera 5 5
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services 9
Engineering Physics & Applied Physics 7 2
Golf Course Operation and Grounds Management 9
Humanities & Humanistic Studies 9
Jazz & Jazz Studies 3 6
School Librarian & School Library Media Specialist 9
Spanish Language and Literature 9
Actuarial Science 8
Mathematics, General 8
Adult and Continuing Education Administration 7
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 7
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General 7
Dance, General 7
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Interior Design 7
Online Educator & Online Teaching 7
Athletic Training & Trainer 6
Communications Technologies & Technicians and Support Services, Other 6
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 6
Music, General 6
Applied Mathematics, General 4 1
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism 5
International Business & Trade & Commerce 5
Applied Economics 4
Computational and Applied Mathematics 4
Computer Science 4
International Relations and Affairs 4
Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis 4
Reading Teacher Education 4
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 4
Art Teacher Education 3
Design and Visual Communications, General 3
French Language and Literature 3
Geography 3
Music Pedagogy 3
Rhetoric and Composition 3
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 3
Spanish Language Teacher Education 3
Stringed Instruments 3
Urban Studies & Affairs 3
Computational Science 2
Computer Software Engineering 2
Experimental Psychology 2
Family and Consumer Sciences & Home Economics Teacher Education 2
German Language and Literature 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 2
Mathematics Teacher Education 2
Mathematics and Statistics, Other 2
Music Theory and Composition 2
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 2
Statistics, Other 2
Trade and Industrial Teacher Education 2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist 1
Forensic Psychology 1
French Language Teacher Education 1
Gerontology 1
Illustration 1
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling 1
Museology & Museum Studies 1
Percussion Instruments 1
Grand Total 55 2,578 436
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 35% 28% 41%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 54%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,538
Citations
18,177

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
415 / 3,331
Medicine
340 / 5,069
Biology
309 / 6,305
Engineering
256 / 3,141
Physics
220 / 2,770
Business
198 / 2,847
Chemistry
196 / 3,229
Psychology
159 / 2,204
Computer Science
151 / 1,325
Materials Science
151 / 2,004
Environmental Science
135 / 1,761
Oncology and Cancer research
124 / 2,175
Economics
122 / 865
Mathematics
98 / 665
Ecology
86 / 1,381
Sociology
79 / 668
Political Science
79 / 463
Art & Design
75 / 634
Demography
70 / 706
Optical Engineering
62 / 237
Social Psychology
56 / 1,392
Biomedical Engineering
56 / 624
History
50 / 30
Communications and Public Relations
47 / 872
Education Majors
46 / 243
Health Science
44 / 593
Geography and Cartography
41 / 208
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
37 / 243
Zoology
35 / 513
Nanotechnology
34 / 1,390
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
33 / 350
Math Teachers
33 / 170
Management Information Systems
28 / 79
Investment Banking and Stock trading
27 / 277
Philosophy
27 / 32
Finance
26 / 333
Marketing
26 / 477
Immunology
24 / 749
Pathology
24 / 758
Child Psychology
23 / 446

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 3 1
1992 9 4
1993 8 4
1994 13 8
1995 15 19
1996 16 21
1997 7 31
1998 11 47
1999 23 62
2000 21 94
2001 25 101
2002 31 154
2003 26 195
2004 32 248
2005 29 263
2006 44 392
2007 45 419
2008 66 540
2009 72 661
2010 77 835
2011 92 923
2012 80 1068
2013 101 1326
2014 109 1546
2015 99 1561
2016 117 1599
2017 129 1550
2018 117 1662
2019 132 1785
2020 92 2196
2021 127 2618

University of Central Oklahoma alumni

  1. Paul Wight

    Paul Wight
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorbasketball playertelevision actorprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Paul Donald Wight II is an American professional wrestler and actor. He is signed to All Elite Wrestling (AEW) as an in-ring performer, and as a commentator for its web television show, AEW Dark: Elevation, under his real name of Paul Wight. He is best known for his tenure with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) from 1995 to 1999 as The Giant and with WWE from 1999 to 2021 under the ring name The Big Show.

  2. Jim Beaver

    Jim Beaver
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    playwrightfilm actorfilm producerwriteractor
    Biography

    James Norman Beaver Jr. is an American actor, writer, and film historian. He is most familiar to worldwide audiences as Bobby Singer in Supernatural. He also played Whitney Ellsworth on the HBO Western drama series Deadwood, which brought him acclaim and a Screen Actors Guild Awards nomination for Ensemble Acting, and Sheriff Shelby Parlow on the FX series Justified. His memoir Life's That Way was published in April 2009.

  3. Muhammed Lawal

    Muhammed Lawal
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    professional wrestleramateur wrestlermixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Muhammed Lawal, also known as "King Mo", is an American professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist currently signed to Major League Wrestling. As a mixed martial artist, he is a former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion and Rizin Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion.

  4. Milena Govich

    Milena Govich
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    film actoractorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Milena Govich is an American actress, director, singer, dancer, and musician, best known for portraying NYPD Detective Nina Cassady on the television series Law & Order.

All 36 notable alumni

General info

Alternative names UCO
Central
Founded 1890
Motto Ubi Motus Est
Where Movement Is
Colors bronze, blue
Academic Calendar August to July (August - December; January-May; June-July)
Total FTE staff 1,559
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 100 N University Dr
Edmond, Oklahoma, 73034
United States
City population 94,000
Phone 4059742000
Fax +1 (405) 974 3842

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