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Central Student Life

Central is on a 210-acre campus in a suburban setting in Edmond, Oklahoma, not far from Oklahoma City. There are many activities and organizations for Central students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Central also has fraternities and sororities.

Central has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Central include Student Programming Board, International Student Council, Panhellenic Council and Interfraternity Council.

Central students' favorite campus events are Stampede Week, Homecoming and Greek Week.

Does Central offer student housing?

Central offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

Most Central students live off campus. In 2021, 11% of undergrads at Central lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 90% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Central. There are 1,910 spots available in on-campus housing for all 12,661 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,542 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Central offers coed housing and .

Safety at Central

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Central Oklahoma is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Central campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Central offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to Central

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Central, take Interstate 35 to Edmond, OK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Will Rogers World airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Oklahoma you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Central's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Central Students

63%

Women

37%

Men

73%

Full Time

27%

Part Time

97%

In State

3%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

53%

13%

11%

9%

4%

3%

3%

3%

0.14%

Undergraduate Students

12,661

Graduate Students

1,471

Non-Resident / International Students

368

Central Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

14,132

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

81%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,030

Out-of-State

$18,917

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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