University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$8,580

$20,220

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,015
Declined 929
Total Received 8,944
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Public

14,006

undergraduate students

2,709

graduate students

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School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 16,715
Established in 1965
Coeducational Coeducational

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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

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
57%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,015
Declined 929
Total Received 8,944

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

58%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,934

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,120
Room & board $11,158
Additional fees $1,460
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $21,538
Average Financial Aid - $6,934
Total with Avg. Aid $14,604

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Evaluation and Research. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering, General. yes yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other. yes
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Geography, Other. yes
Geography. yes
History, General. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation. yes
Museology/Museum Studies. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Physiology, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Systems Engineering. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes

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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

16,715

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

14,006
students

Female
53%
7,400

Male
47%
6,606

16%

2,709
students

Female
60%
1,637

Male
40%
1,072

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

64%

8,935
students

Female
52%
4,604

Male
48%
4,331

36%

5,071
students

Female
55%
2,796

Male
45%
2,275

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
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
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall:

Spring:

Summer:

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

18

semester hours

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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

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