About University of Central Oklahoma

The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in Edmond, a part of the thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Under the leadership of President Don Betz, Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full time and 400 adjunct faculty and staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr.

Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives. Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community, and Civility each day. The University of Central Oklahoma is accredited by the Higher Learning Commissions of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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What employees say

“There is excellent leadership, support for personal and professional growth, and a focus on widely agreed upon priorities.”
“I am appreciated for what I do.”
“The new STEM building is exciting!”
“It allows me to grow and transform to a better employee and person.”
“The environment is generally positive and school leadership is approachable and supportive. ”
“It allows me to maintain a strong family culture while working at an institution that I enjoy and where I feel strongly supported. ”
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