Background information

No other university in the U.S. offers more than 115 undergraduate degrees; a beautiful campus 20 minutes from downtown; class sizes that average 20-25 students; and tuition under $16,000 a year. Join a network of 6,800 international professionals from 150 countries that have attended UCO in the past decade! The Wall Street Journal ranked UCO in the top ten (10) of universities in the U.S. where students are the most engaged. U.S. News and World Reports Best Colleges 2016 named UCO a Tier One Institution among Regional Universities in the West Region of the U.S. UCO is a welcoming, friendly environment and the city of Edmond is ranked in the top ten (10) Safest Suburb Cities in America.

Strong programs/courses/majors

  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Administration and Marketing


Freshman Global Diversity Scholarship

  • Total 2 years: Up to $8,000 ($4,000 per year)

President’s Leadership Council

  • Total 4 years: $45,000 ($11,250 per year)

Leaders of Tomorrow Council

  • Total 4 years: $33,000 ($8,250 per year)

International Student Organization

Broncho Buddies

Broncho Buddies pairs UCO domestic and international students. During the semester, the International House hosts events for buddies to attend. Events may include Oklahoma City Thunder basketball games, bowling, and cultural excursions throughout Edmond and Oklahoma City.

International Student Council

The International Student Council (ISC) strives to increase international student involvement within the UCO community, to build a dialog for cross-cultural communication, to involve international students in campus activities, to encourage an understanding of the democratic process, to develop a strong voice for international student concerns, and to develop internship and scholarship opportunities for international students.