University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$10,062

$22,320

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19
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undergraduateRatios

33%

male

67%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,024
Declined 1,125
Total Received 9,149
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Public

11,014

undergraduate students

4,234

graduate students

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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 the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Monfort College of Business, Natural and Health Sciences, Performing and Visual Arts, and University College. Its 236-acre campus is located in Greeley, 50 miles north of Denver.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 15,248
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

260-acre campus in Greeley (population: 105,448), 50 miles from Denver. Served by bus; major airport and train serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent 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
13%
Top 1/4
37%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
490
75th
590
25th
490
75th
26
25th
18
75th
25
25th
17
75th
26
25th
19

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

87%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,024
Declined 1,125
Total Received 9,149

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$7,560

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,596
Room $5,410
Board $5,900
Additional fees $2,466
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $22,572
Average Financial Aid - $7,560
Total with Avg. Aid $15,012

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,582,972
State $7,949,871
Institutional $20,572,440
Other external $1,773,981
Total $43,879,264

Non-need-based

Federal $23,228
State $64,705
Institutional $9,959,949
Other external $3,030,377
Total $13,078,259
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 970 351-2502
F: 970 351-3737
ofa@unco.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, basketball, climbing, cycling, fencing, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, running, soccer, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, climbing, cycling, fencing, figure skating, golf, lacrosse, quidditch, rugby, running, soccer, softball, swimming, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

golf, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big Sky Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Development and Aging.
African-American/Black Studies.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Psychology.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Audiology/Audiologist.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other.
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Computer Software Engineering.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Drama and Dance Teacher Education.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Journalism.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics and Statistics, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
School Psychology.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sustainability Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Nursing
  3. Elementary Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,248

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

11,014
students

Female
67%
7,373

Male
33%
3,641

28%

4,234
students

Female
77%
3,242

Male
23%
992

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

8,094
students

Female
66%
5,331

Male
34%
2,763

27%

2,920
students

Female
70%
2,042

Male
30%
878

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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
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
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 College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 41
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Thailand
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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