University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

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
48%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

17

students

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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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biological Sciences
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Codes

SAT 4874
ACT 0535

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Location

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 12,180
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)

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Colorado Springs, CO

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
48%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
50%
400-499
18%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
31%
18-23
48%
12-17
11%
6-11
1%
30-36
5%
24-29
40%
18-23
39%
12-17
16%
30-36
7%
24-29
41%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted None
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required
SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

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

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

Chris Beiswanger
Director of Admissions Services
P: 800 990-8227
F: 719 255-3116
go@uccs.edu

Financial Aid

45%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,041.00

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,463
Room & board $10,078
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $22,341
Average Financial Aid - $9,041
Total with Avg. Aid $13,300

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,334,895
State $6,106,618
Institutional $6,235,537
Other external
Total $26,677,050

Non-need-based

Federal
State $461,725
Institutional $5,728,367
Other external $2,202,783
Total $8,392,875
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 719 255-3460
F: 719 255-3650
finaidse@uccs.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Jevita Rogers
Director, Financial Aid/Student Employment
jrogers3@uccs.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, flag football, golf, indoor soccer, inter-tube water polo, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/water)

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Athletic Directors

Nathan Gibson (men's)
Executive Director Of Athletics
email

Sarah Meier (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/senior Woman Administrator
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Geography
Applied Mathematics
Applied Sciences
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Counseling/Human Services
Criminal Justice
Curriculum & Instruction
Data Analytics/Systems Engineering
Digital Film Making
Digital Media
Economics
Education Leadership
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Engineering
Engineering Education
English
Exercise Science
Game Design/Development
Geography/Environment Studies
Health Care Science
History
Human Services
Inclusive Early Childhood Education
Inclusive Elementary Education
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Security
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Strength/Conditioning
TESOL
Visual/Performing Arts
Womens/Ethnic Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Biological Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Education

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 Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

86%

Transfer applicants accepted

66%

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall:

Spring:

Summer:

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 33
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
United Kingdom
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

Mandy Hansen
Director, International Affairs
719 255-5018
mhansen2@uccs.edu

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