University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$10,463

$25,583

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,897
Declined 1,009
Total Received 7,906
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Public

10,196

undergraduate students

1,984

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 12,180
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

550-acre campus in Colorado Springs (population: 464,474), 60 miles from Denver. Served by major airport, bus, and train. School operates transportation to satellite parking lots. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Colorado Springs
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Global Medical Brigade
  • National Society for Leadership abd Success
  • Studnet Veteran Organization
  • Spectrum
  • Beth-El Student Nurses Association

Top Events

  • Clyde's Kickoff
  • Disorientation Week
  • Back to the Bluffs Homecoming
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • emergency text messaging, state-authorized campus police and public safety department

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
73%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
47%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
46%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,897
Declined 1,009
Total Received 7,906

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
recommendation(s)

Not Considered

racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 66
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,489

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,850
Room & board $10,798
Additional fees $1,613
Books & supplies $1,800
Other fees $3,160
Total $26,221
Average Financial Aid - $4,489
Total with Avg. Aid $21,732
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, climbing, cycling, ice hockey, in-line hockey, lacrosse, rugby, soccer, tennis, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, climbing, cycling, dance team, soccer, tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Communication, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Exercise Physiology
Geography
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Services, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Museology/Museum Studies
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Systems Engineering
Visual and Performing Arts, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,180

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

10,196
students

Female
52%
5,286

Male
48%
4,910

16%

1,984
students

Female
61%
1,217

Male
39%
767

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

8,181
students

Female
52%
4,205

Male
48%
3,976

20%

2,015
students

Female
54%
1,081

Male
46%
934

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 70%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

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
19%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
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

1,058

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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