University of Colorado Colorado Springs: Statistics

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#930 of 14,131 In the World
#290 of 2,597 In North America
#259 of 2,496 In the United States
#6 of 38 In Colorado
#1 of 5 In Colorado Springs
#57 of 1,014 For Computer Engineering
Top50% For 72 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
90%
Aid receiving
85%
Undergraduates
10,288
Graduates
2,092
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uccs.edu

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 90% 90% 90%
Applicants 8,944 3,582 5,362
Admissions 8,015 3,207 4,808
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,229 592 637
Freshmen enrolled part time 76 34 42

4,208 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,458 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 7782 (63%)
Hispanic 2298 (19%)
Two or more races 912 (7%)
Black or African American 511 (4%)
Asian 461 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 180 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 170 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 26 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,474
Students receiving aid
85%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $7,120$13,918
Tuition in-state $7,120$13,918
Tuition out-of-state $18,760$25,774
Fee in-district $1,460
Fee in-state $1,460
Fee out-of-state $1,460

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,719
Combined charge for room and board $11,158

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 362 101
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 196 70 6
Communication, General 167 10
Psychology, General 152 13 1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 139
Mechanical Engineering 119 5
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration 106 10
Computer Science 83 10
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 66
Elementary Education and Teaching 62
History, General 43 16
English Language and Literature, General 54
Sociology, General 44 10
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 53
Geography 49
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 48
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 37 9
Political Science and Government, General 45
Curriculum and Instruction 44
Economics, General 42
Visual and Performing Arts, General 41
Engineering, General 26 12
Public Administration 31
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 30
Mathematics, General 24
Biological and Physical Sciences 24
Philosophy 22
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation 19
Special Education and Teaching, General 18
Anthropology, General 16
Computer Engineering, General 16
Physics, General 15
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 12
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 11
Accounting 10
Biochemistry 8
Educational Evaluation and Research 8
Geography, Other 7
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 7
Chemistry, General 6
Applied Mathematics, General 6
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General 4
Athletic Training & Trainer 4
Natural Sciences 4
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 3
Human Services, General 3
Spanish Language and Literature 3
Systems Engineering 2
Engineering, Other 1
Grand Total 2,007 527 31
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 45% 41% 49%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
10,018
Citations
324,967

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
3,076 / 77,010
Medicine
2,146 / 74,197
Physics
1,742 / 40,177
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,691 / 40,270
Computer Science
1,520 / 48,435
Chemistry
1,494 / 40,330
Materials Science
1,237 / 25,813
Psychology
1,233 / 93,363
Business
816 / 46,043
Biology
578 / 18,519
Environmental Science
510 / 9,211
Mathematics
468 / 14,264
Social Psychology
416 / 44,651
Electronic Engineering
393 / 12,645
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
351 / 9,260
Demography
337 / 12,589
Electrical Engineering
328 / 9,819
Sociology
313 / 4,948
Art & Design
285 / 3,484
Optical Engineering
282 / 4,829
Clinical Psychology
253 / 19,280
Political Science
252 / 3,079
Health Science
239 / 5,498
Child Psychology
235 / 22,657
Surgery
204 / 7,812
Economics
202 / 3,445
Condensed Matter Physics
190 / 4,694
Computer Networking
186 / 5,204
Communications and Public Relations
184 / 4,144
Physical Therapy
181 / 7,065
Structural Engineering
169 / 2,959
Computer Engineering
168 / 6,143
Psychiatry
160 / 17,481
Cyber Security
159 / 4,274
Geography and Cartography
158 / 2,095
Management Information Systems
153 / 5,730
Math Teachers
152 / 4,932
Public Health
139 / 3,739
Blockchain and Cryptography
137 / 3,844
Automation and Control engineering
133 / 9,330

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 143 1326
1992 170 1643
1993 210 1991
1994 180 2194
1995 211 2850
1996 184 3272
1997 223 4117
1998 202 4373
1999 232 5103
2000 229 5678
2001 222 6443
2002 226 7136
2003 187 7563
2004 251 9005
2005 234 9787
2006 309 10720
2007 311 11855
2008 454 14059
2009 423 15850
2010 375 16731
2011 439 19239
2012 388 21174
2013 472 23733
2014 489 24817
2015 551 25431
2016 536 23195
2017 491 22906
2018 520 21587
2019 544 23570
2020 615 27981
2021 627 29190

University of Colorado Colorado Springs alumni

  1. Mirai Nagasu

    Mirai Nagasu
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1993-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Mirai Aileen Nagasu is an American figure skater. She is a 2018 Olympic Games team event bronze medalist, three-time Four Continents medalist (silver in 2016, bronze in 2011 and 2017), the 2007 JGP Final champion, a two-time World Junior medalist (silver in 2007, bronze in 2008), and a seven-time U.S. national medalist (gold in 2008, silver in 2010 and 2018, bronze in 2011 and 2014, pewter in 2016 and 2017).

  2. Apolo Ohno

    Apolo Ohno
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    short track speed skater
    Biography

    Apolo Anton Ohno is an American retired short track speed skating competitor and an eight-time medalist (two gold, two silver, four bronze) in the Winter Olympics. Ohno is the most decorated American at the Winter Olympics and was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame in 2019.

  3. Raquel Pennington

    Raquel Pennington
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fighter
    Biography

    Raquel Len Pennington is an American mixed martial artist who competes in Ultimate Fighting Championship women's featherweight division. She has previously fought for Invicta Fighting Championships. As of April 12, 2022, she is #4 in the UFC women's bantamweight rankings and #15 in the UFC women's pound for pound rankings.

  4. Jason Brown

    Jason Brown
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Jason Lawrence Brown is an American figure skater. He is a nine-time Grand Prix medalist, a two-time Four Continents medalist (2020 silver, 2018 bronze), and the 2015 U.S. national champion. Earlier in his career, he became a two-time World Junior medalist (2013 silver, 2012 bronze), the 2011 Junior Grand Prix Final champion, and the 2010 junior national champion.

General info

Alternative names UCCS
Founded 1965
Motto UCCS Fuels Success
Colors black, gold
Academic Calendar August to May
Total FTE staff 1,300
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80918
United States
City population 479,000
Phone 7192553000

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