University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$10,188

$22,260

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
12%
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,527
Declined 767
Total Received 8,294
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Public

9,876

undergraduate students

2,986

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 12,862
Established in 1890
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Metropolitan area: Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Denver International

University of Northern Colorado
501 20th Street
Greeley
80639

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Fraternities and Sororities
  • Club Sports
  • Campus Religious/Spiritual Organizations
  • Academic Clubs
  • Services Clubs

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Spring Concert
  • Welcome Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
72%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
54%
400-499
23%
300-399
4%
30-36
6%
24-29
30%
18-23
52%
12-17
12%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.39

Not Selective

90%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,527
Declined 767
Total Received 8,294

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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 39
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,830
Room & board $11,204
Additional fees $2,358
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $1,936
Total $24,528

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Water polo

Club Sports Men

Fencing, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Fencing, Lacrosse, Rugby, Ultimate frisbee, Weight lifting

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies
Anthropology
Asian Studies/Civilization
Athletic Training/Trainer
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Software Engineering
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dietetics/Dietitian
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
European Studies/Civilization
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
International/Global Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Nutrition Sciences
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sustainability Studies
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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

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

12,862

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

77%

9,876
students

Female
65%
6,412

Male
35%
3,464

23%

2,986
students

Female
76%
2,280

Male
24%
706

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

8,047
students

Female
65%
5,162

Male
35%
2,885

19%

1,829
students

Female
69%
1,250

Male
31%
579

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 28%
Student 5 year graduation rate 16%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

723

Transfer students enrolled

6%

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 yes
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 yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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