Tuition & Fees

$10,201

$24,181

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,197
Declined + 712
Total Received 9,909
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Public

10,618

undergraduate students

2,012

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Nursing
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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 12,630
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)
•  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)

Colorado Springs, CO

550-acre campus in Colorado Springs (population: 465,101), 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
16%
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
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
34%
500-599
45%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
31%
500-599
45%
400-499
18%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
35%
18-23
43%
12-17
13%
30-36
5%
24-29
42%
18-23
38%
12-17
15%
30-36
7%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

92%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,197
Declined + 712
Total Received 9,909

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: 800 990-8227
F: 719 255-3116
go@uccs.edu

Financial Aid

27%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,629

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,201
Room & board $9,600
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $21,601
Average Financial Aid - $8,629
Total with Avg. Aid $12,972

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,398,511
State $4,903,645
Institutional $3,308,563
Other external
Total $21,610,719

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,226,580
Other external $3,116,138
Total $9,342,718
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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

Sandee Mott (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director
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 Science
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communication
Communications
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Security
Counseling/Human Services
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Data Analytics/Systems Engineering
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
Inclusive Elementary Education
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Visual Art
Womens/Ethnic Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Communication
  3. Nursing

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

12,630

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

10,618
students

Female
52%
5,530

Male
48%
5,088

16%

2,012
students

Female
56%
1,131

Male
44%
881

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

77%

8,200
students

Female
52%
4,206

Male
48%
3,994

23%

2,418
students

Female
55%
1,324

Male
45%
1,094

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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
18%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
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

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

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:

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 35
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
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, Global Engagement
719 255-7528
mhansen2@uccs.edu

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