• Rank: # 1201st-1400th QS Survey
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University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma, often referred to as UCO, is a coeducational public university located in Edmond, Oklahoma. The university is the third largest in Oklahoma and was founded in 1890.There is no other university in America that offers over 117 undergraduate degrees, over 60 graduate degrees, a beautiful campus twenty minutes from downtown in one of the top ten safest cities in the heart of America, class sizes averaging 20 to 25 students, with Tuition Costs less than $16,000 a year. Moreover there is great housing both on and off campus. The Wall Street Journal ranked 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 lists 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. - Ask Univariety about academic opportunities from The University of Central Oklahoma for International students today.


# 1201st-1400th

QS Survey 2023

# 76th

US News 2018

# 601st-800th

Times Higher 2017

# 300th

Washington Monthly 2015

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

Proof of English Proficiency:
Submit one of the following to satisfy the requirement:

  1. TOEFL - 61 IBT (Internet-based test) or 500 PBT (paper-based test) ; or
  2. IELTS - 5.5 overall band; or
  3. Proof of 12 weeks of intensive English study at an approved ESL program in the U.S. after achieving minimum TOEFL score of 460 (PBT) or 48 (IBT) or minimum IELTS overall band of 5.0.
  4. Note: Please refer to UCO International Services for list of approved ESL programs in the US or to find out about a an ESL program on UCO's campus.UCO Institutional Code for TOEFL is 6091

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University of Central Oklahoma

100 N University Dr., Box 163, Edmond, , Edmond, Oklahoma, United States of America, 73034

Phone: + 1- 405- 974-2000
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