Tuition & Fees

$9,863

$23,273

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,510
Declined + 658
Total Received 7,168
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Public

9,816

undergraduate students

1,880

graduate students

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School Facts

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, founded in 1965, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 11,696
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

Colorado Springs, CO

510-acre campus in Colorado Springs (population: 445,830), 60 miles from Denver. Served by major airport, bus, and train. School operates transportation to satellite parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
14%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
54%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 3% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
11%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
70%
Bottom 1/2
30%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
22%
500-599
44%
400-499
28%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
36%
400-499
43%
300-399
6%
200-299
0
30-36
9%
24-29
34%
18-23
47%
12-17
10%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
41%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
37%
18-23
51%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,510
Declined + 658
Total Received 7,168

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Essay
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mathew Cox
Director, Enrollment Management
P: 719 255-3084
F: 719 255-3116
go@uccs.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,280
Room & board $9,800
Additional fees $1,583
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $21,463
Average Financial Aid - $8,449
Total with Avg. Aid $13,014

Financial Aid

45%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,449

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $12,580,255
State $4,045,553
Institutional $7,247,024
Other external $2,316,923
Total $26,189,755

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional
Other external
Total

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Mascot
Mountain Lions
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Geography
Applied Mathematics
Applied Science
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Security
Counseling/Human Services
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Distributed Studies
Economics
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Education
English
Exercise Science
Game Design
Geography/Environmental Studies
Health Care Sciences
History
Inclusive Early Childhood Education
Interdisciplinary Sciences
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Visual Art
Womens/Ethnic Studies
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Undergraduate

84%

9,816
students

Female
51%
5,051

Male
49%
4,765

Graduate

16%

1,880
students

Female
55%
1,033

Male
45%
847

undergraduateFull-time

76%

7,472
students

Female
51%
3,786

Male
49%
3,686

undergraduatePart-time

24%

2,344
students

Female
54%
1,265

Male
46%
1,079

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

50%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.40
College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Germany
India
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Wangyun Chao
International Student and Scholar Services Specialist
719 255-7218
wchao@uccs.edu

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