University of Northern Colorado Rankings

University of Northern Colorado logo
EduRank.org best universities badge
In the World#1054 of 14178
In North America#332 of 2629
In the United States#298 of 2528
In Colorado#7 of 38
In Greeley#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
91%
Average SAT
1085
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
93%
Undergraduates
9,810
Graduates
3,120
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
unco.edu

University of Northern Colorado Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate91%86%93%
Applicants9,2753,0876,188
Admissions8,4252,6655,760
Freshmen enrolled full time1,7985851,213
Freshmen enrolled part time1486

2,330 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,808 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,599 or 88%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 970
or below

75% of them
had 1200
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Northern Colorado are 970-1200 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
441 or 24%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Northern Colorado are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White8448 (66%)
Hispanic2600 (20%)
Two or more races505 (4%)
Black or African American475 (4%)
Nonresident Alien301 (2%)
Asian270 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown254 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander24 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native16 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,533
Students receiving aid
93%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,596$10,867
Tuition in-state$7,596$10,867
Tuition out-of-state$19,854$19,620
Fee in-district$2,391$2,027
Fee in-state$2,391$2,027
Fee out-of-state$2,391$2,027

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,508
Combined charge for room and board$11,204
Room charge$5,304
Meal charge$5,900

University of Northern Colorado Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General1995
Kinesiology and Exercise Science122755
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse183
Special Education and Teaching, General441269
Elementary Education and Teaching151
Education, General124
Psychology, General117
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies1017
Music, General49426
Educational Leadership and Administration, General853
Biology & Biological Sciences, General7112
Speech Communication and Rhetoric736
Fine & Studio Arts, General5221
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General63
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General4613
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursin59
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist52
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General51
Dietetics & Dietitian49
Sociology396
English Language and Literature, General3311
Early Childhood Education and Teaching43
Counseling Psychology394
History, General402
Mathematics, General356
Journalism34
Educational Psychology313
Economics, General33
Chemistry, General246
Computer Software Engineering28
Music Teacher Education28
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist26
Nutrition Sciences25
Geology & Earth Science, General241
Higher Education & Higher Education Administration232
Political Science and Government, General22
Anthropology19
International & Global Studies18
Biomedical Sciences, General18
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation314
Sustainability Studies17
Bilingual and Multilingual Education17
Reading Teacher Education17
School Psychology107
Educational Statistics and Research Methods133
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services105
Dramatic & Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other14
Education, Other95
Geography13
Physics, General13
Philosophy13
Marriage and Family Therapy & Counseling13
Spanish Language and Literature12
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor11
Drama and Dance Teacher Education11
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other11
Athletic Training & Trainer9
Accounting8
Applied Psychology8
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other61
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other7
Audiology & Audiologist7
Nursing Science7
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing7
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General51
Adult Development and Aging6
Asian Studies & Civilization5
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other4
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other2
Mathematics and Statistics, Other1
Grand Total1,97891378
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%46%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 33%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,886
Citations
90,033

Publication count by topic

Psychology
1,675
Medicine
488
Sociology
394
Biology
388
Computer science
316
Political science
224
Mathematics
142
Art
129
Business
117
Geography
110
Chemistry
105
Economics
96
History
92
Engineering
66
Environmental science
55
Philosophy
47
Geology
46
Materials science
37
Physics
36

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology60135,965
Sociology6495,208
Political science8521,403
Art905112
Geography9402,129
Business10033,487
History1106101
Economics11832,353
Biology144913,559
Medicine15227,778
Environmental science16911,337
Geology1739513
Mathematics18112,226
Computer science18213,183
Philosophy191314
Physics2184757
Chemistry24852,952
Materials science27551,148
Engineering2792386

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199052254
199139248
199249303
199351340
199459384
199563425
199659532
199760576
199866747
199950768
200078857
200178950
2002741148
2003761196
2004821366
20051111692
20061071889
2007952375
20081272720
20091323366
20101703582
20112054274
20122004787
20132355606
20142486147
20152906128
20162415980
20173075884
20182985516
20192986545
20202427826

General info

Alternative namesUNC
Founded1889
WikipediaUniversity of Northern Colorado
MottoSapientia In Aeterum Est
Wisdom is Eternal
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff1,462
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

AddressCarter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, Colorado, 80639
United States
City population93,000
Phone9703511890

University of Northern Colorado in Social Media