UCO-Central Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Central Oklahoma
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UCO-Central and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #15 in Oklahoma for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,206 out of 5,377 applicants were admitted making University of Central Oklahoma an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 56 percent. University of Central Oklahoma typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 50% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of Central Oklahoma is a prized outcome for many students.
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UCO-Central SAT Scores
SAT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT-
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||N/A|
|SAT Math 25th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 25th||N/A|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||N/A|
|SAT Math 75th||N/A|
|SAT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average SAT Score||N/A|
UCO-Central ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT97%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||18|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UCO-Central?
Admission data indicates that UCO-Central regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Oklahoma for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 97 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Central Oklahoma.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>87%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||78%-87%|
|19 to 21||Avg -||70%-78%|
|17 to 19||Reach||60%-70%|
|Less than 17||Low||<60%|
Avg. High School GPA3.3
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Central Oklahoma. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Central Oklahoma was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Oklahoma for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.3 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UCO-Central accepts 78% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||51%||49%||50%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Central Oklahoma and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206941 IPEDS survey data for University of Central Oklahoma.
Frequently Asked Questions
97% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
78% of those who apply are granted admission to UCO-Central. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.