University of Central Oklahoma

Edmond, OK 73034
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University of Central Oklahoma is one of the seventeen public 4-year colleges in Oklahoma. The campus is located in a suburb, in Edmond.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 15,979 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 2,243 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 1,436 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 64%). Every year 38% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

UCO's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $6,161, and fees were $939. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,508 and $939 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students15,979
Student to Faculty Ratio19:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate64%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 18 87
Master's degree 0 14
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.5%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1947 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1972 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
01/28/2015 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
01/28/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
ACT19 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$205/credit
In State Students$205/credit
Out of State Students$550/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$269/credit
In State Students$269/credit
Out of State Students$665/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,225 $9,225 $24,750
ADN 70 $14,350 $14,350 $38,500
BSN 125 $25,625 $25,625 $68,750
FNP 50 $13,450 $13,450 $33,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 83% of University of Central Oklahoma's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 38% $4,390
Other Federal Grant 24% $2,011
State Grant & Scholarships 30% $4,228
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 41% $2,575
Federal Student Loans 42% $6,185
Private Loans 3% $10,146


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$11,182
$30,001 to $48,000$12,029
$48,001 to $75,000$15,750
$75,001 to $110,000$18,908
Over $110,000$19,158

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Ethnic Diversity
Two or more races
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Oklahoma state board of nursing.
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Dr
Edmond, OK 73034

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