Home to two major universities and a nationally recognized technology center, Edmond is a city rich in education and training.
The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO)
With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890, Central connects its more than 13,000 students to unmatched value found in 119 undergraduate areas of study and 80 graduate majors from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Oklahoma Christian University (OC)
Oklahoma Christian University students are purpose-driven innovators preparing for a future not yet discovered. OC is a community of unique individuals who help each other thrive. Excellence in OC’s educational fields demands forward thinking, nimble creativity and a yearning to learn more, supported by a 13-to-1 student-teacher ratio. OC is home to more than 2,000 students from 44 states and 50 countries. These students pursue 65 majors and 10 graduate degrees, finding Christ’s calling to be equipped to be change makers in the world. OC is personal. OC is innovative. OC is challenging. OC is missional. Visit OC.edu to see why Zippia named Oklahoma Christian University the Best Total Package University in Oklahoma.
Colleges & Universities within 60 Miles of Edmond
|Miles||Institution||Location||Enrollment (Fall 2021)|
|–||University of Central Oklahoma||Edmond||10,160|
|–||Oklahoma Christian University||Edmond||1,869|
|13.4||Oklahoma City University||Oklahoma City||2,512|
|13.7||OU Health Sciences Center||Oklahoma City||3,628|
|18.9||Southwestern Christian University||Bethany||421|
|18.9||Southern Nazarene University||Bethany||1,842|
|19.2||Rose State College||Midwest City||4,291|
|22.8||Oklahoma City Community College||Oklahoma City||6,341|
|26.1||Mid America Christian University||Oklahoma City||1,383|
|32.8||University of Oklahoma||Norman||22,351|
|35.3||University of Oklahoma – Law Center||Norman||970|
|40.9||Redlands Community College||El Reno||917|
|51.1||Oklahoma Baptist University||Shawnee||1,413|
|52.2||Oklahoma State University||Stillwater||20,563|
|57.7||University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma||Chickasha||768|
Source: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Providing a quality workforce & supporting local business development since 1982.
Francis Tuttle Technology Center partners with Edmond Public Schools and area businesses to serve the community with workforce development programs and services. High school students, working adults, and businesses accounted for more than 13,000 enrollments in FY21. Workforce and Economic Development is a comprehensive business consulting and training resource group comprised of specialists experienced in many industries. In 2020-2021, the team assisted more than 700 companies with training for new technologies, strategic planning, specialized safety training, and many other training initiatives. Francis Tuttle’s Edmond location, the Danforth Campus, which opened in August 2021, was designed to promote collaboration, creative problem solving, and idea growth from students and the community. The campus houses career training programs, multiple college-prep academies (including a first-of-its-kind Entrepreneurship Academy), AXIS (business incubator), design thinking studios, and a product realization lab.