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Tuition

$8,518

$20,062

not including room and board

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,077
Declined + 746
Total Received 6,823
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Interdisciplinary Studies
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology
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School Facts

The University of Northern Colorado is a public university. Founded as a Normal school in 1890, it gained university status in 1970. Programs are offered through six colleges: Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and University College. Its 243-acre campus is located in Greeley, 50 miles north of Denver.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 12,497
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Codes

SAT 4074
ACT 0502

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Public

10,102

undergraduate students

2,395

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
28%
18-23
48%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
57%
12-17
9%
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Greeley, CO

243-acre campus in Greeley (population: 94,962), 50 miles from Denver. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Northern Colorado
501 20th Street
Greeley, CO 80639

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
29%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
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

 
9 fraternities 8% of male students
 
8 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
45%
400-499
31%
300-399
5%
30-36
7%
24-29
28%
18-23
48%
12-17
16%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
30%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%
30-36
4%
24-29
30%
18-23
57%
12-17
9%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,077
Declined + 746
Total Received 6,823

Admissions Contact

Mindy Marshall
Director of Admissions
P: 888 700-4862
F: 970 351-2984
admissions@unco.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,748
Room & board $10,320
Additional fees $1,420
Books & supplies $1,350
Total $18,838
Average Financial Aid - $6,174
Total with Avg. Aid $12,664

Financial Aid

79%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$6,174

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,990,511
State $3,592,748
Institutional $8,833,446
Other external $4,141,262
Total $31,557,967

Non-need-based

Federal $195,116
State
Institutional $3,483,145
Other external $2,604,101
Total $6,282,362

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference
Mascot
Bears
School colors
navy and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Africana Studies
American Sign Language
Anthropology
Applied Statistics/Research Methods
Audiology
Audiology/Speech Language Sciences
Biological Sciences
Biology Education
Business Administration
Chemistry
Chemistry Education
Communication
Communication Studies
Community Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Counselor Education
Criminal Justice
Dietetics
Earth Science
Earth Sciences
Economics
Educational Leadership
Educational Mathematics
Educational Media
Educational Psychology
Educational Studies
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
English
Foreign Languages
Geography
Gerontology
Higher Education/Student Affairs Leadership
History
Human Rehabilitation
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
Journalism
Mathematics
Mexican-American Studies
Music
Musical Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Education
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Reading
Recreation
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Science
Social Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Sport/Exercise Science
Sports/Exercise Sciences
Theatre Arts
Visual Art
Visual Arts
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Undergraduate

81%

10,102
students

Female
62%
6,268

Male
38%
3,834

Graduate

19%

2,395
students

Female
73%
1,760

Male
27%
635

undergraduateFull-time

90%

9,110
students

Female
62%
5,626

Male
38%
3,484

undergraduatePart-time

10%

992
students

Female
65%
642

Male
35%
350

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

98%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

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
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills

Career placement services

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

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented China
Germany
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Thailand
The United Arab Emirates
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Helen O'Keefe
Director, Center for International Education
970 351-2396
cie@unco.edu

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