University of Central Oklahoma (UCO)

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University of Central Oklahoma can be found in Edmond, OK, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Nearly 19,000 students are enrolled at UCO.

The majority of students accepted into University of Central Oklahoma have scored in-between 20 to 24 on the ACT. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UCO average GPA ranges from 3.06 to 3.25 for accepted students. This school has an acceptance rate of about 84 percent with 25 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. When applying historical data, we have projected that the UCO acceptance rate 2015 will be around 81%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UCO Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Central Oklahoma was reported as 84.0% in Fall 2013 with over 10,400 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UCO ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • UCO Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Central Oklahoma?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Central Oklahoma, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UCO has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.4%
  • 2010-2011: 78.0%
  • 2011-2012: 80.0%
  • 2012-2013: 78.9%
  • 2013-2014: 84.0%
  • Projected UCO Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 80.6%

How Does UCO Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Central Oklahoma is fifty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Midwestern State University71.8%
Northeastern State University73.4%
Wichita State University95.8%
Texas Woman's University86.0%
University of Arkansas-Fort Smith57.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Recommended
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UCO (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math19 - 24
Composite Score20 - 24
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