University of Colorado Colorado Springs Rankings

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In the World#1047 of 14178
In North America#330 of 2629
In the United States#296 of 2528
In Colorado#6 of 38
In Colorado Springs#1 of 5

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
87%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Aid receiving
81%
Undergraduates
10,706
Graduates
2,101
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uccs.edu

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate87%86%88%
Applicants6,7282,8833,845
Admissions5,8662,4883,378
Freshmen enrolled full time1,695793902
Freshmen enrolled part time773245

3,421 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,433 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,568 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1230
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Colorado Colorado Springs are 1020-1230 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
529 or 30%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Colorado Colorado Springs are 21-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8078 (63%)
Hispanic2294 (18%)
Two or more races947 (7%)
Black or African American525 (4%)
Asian455 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown241 (2%)
Nonresident Alien202 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native23 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander20 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,416
Students receiving aid
81%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$9,284$13,912
Tuition in-state$9,284$13,912
Tuition out-of-state$20,082$24,438
Fee in-district$1,444
Fee in-state$1,444
Fee out-of-state$1,444

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,719
Combined charge for room and board$10,798

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General34373
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse202372
Psychology, General159153
Communication, General15210
Biology & Biological Sciences, General132
Mechanical Engineering8911
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration8214
Educational Leadership and Administration, General69
English Language and Literature, General67
Computer Science5013
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General60
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services60
History, General488
Geography53
Sociology465
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3710
Elementary Education and Teaching46
Exercise Physiology41
Engineering, General2415
Curriculum and Instruction38
Biological and Physical Sciences37
Visual and Performing Arts, General34
Economics, General33
Political Science and Government, General28
Mathematics, General28
Public Administration27
Philosophy26
Computer Engineering, General20
Special Education and Teaching, General19
Biochemistry15
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation14
Early Childhood Education and Teaching13
Physics, General11
Anthropology11
Chemistry, General11
Accounting10
Spanish Language and Literature9
Computer and Information Systems Security & Information Assurance9
Educational Evaluation and Research9
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other5
Geography, Other3
Applied Mathematics, General3
Natural Sciences3
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General2
Systems Engineering1
Grand Total1,87748632
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%43%47%
  • Full-time retention rate - 70%
  • Part-time retention rate - 46%

Publications & Citations

Publications
5,906
Citations
218,075

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,213
Computer science
1,083
Materials science
476
Medicine
465
Mathematics
421
Sociology
255
Business
245
Engineering
222
Political science
214
Chemistry
194
Physics
175
Biology
167
Geography
94
Economics
92
History
80
Philosophy
61
Art
52
Environmental science
48
Geology
18

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business20339,470
Psychology41570,610
Engineering60713,450
Computer science72924,450
History736235
Sociology8053,313
Political science8361,479
Medicine110418,721
Mathematics12296,012
Economics12482,077
Materials science131910,121
Geography13591,030
Philosophy138541
Physics15832,251
Environmental science17411,252
Art21818
Chemistry22024,361
Biology22124,412
Geology285284

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199071452
199146405
199260581
199384782
199474814
199551919
1996551226
1997781495
1998711642
1999761968
2000782229
2001782197
2002872739
2003663143
20041124068
2005904601
20061365027
20071335742
20082497232
20092298815
20101859533
201125411363
201221812475
201326514276
201429615022
201535015586
201632913812
201731913386
201836712175
201936713719
202035915020

General info

Alternative namesUCCS
Founded1965
WikipediaUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs
MottoLet Your Light Shine
Colorsblack, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff1,332
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80918
United States
City population416,000
Phone7192553000

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