University of Northern Colorado: Ranking & Review

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Greeley
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United States
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World
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14071415
Top 9%

University of Northern Colorado Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate89%84%92%
Applicants7,4812,5284,953
Admissions6,6642,1264,538
Enrolled undergraduates2,1517421,409
Enrolled total (including graduate students)13,3994,3159,084

3,319 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,301 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores289
Percent of students submitting SAT scores13%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
570
Math
550

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,991
Percent of students submitting ACT scores93%
ACT Composite
22
ACT English
22
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $45. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Northern Colorado Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,067$35,653
Off-campus$24,252$35,838
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,980 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Northern Colorado provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,829 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,374$18,960
Fees for full-time undergraduates$2,172$2,172
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$295$755
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,402$19,566
Fees for full-time graduates$1,836$1,836
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$578$1,087

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Education19231337542
Health Professions and Related Programs3143730381
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies175608243
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21520235
Psychology1188017215
Visual and Performing Arts1355011196
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1572159
Social Sciences1217128
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1129121
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service87592
Biological and Biomedical Sciences6126390
Physical Sciences6211174
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics252651
English Language and Literature & Letters43144
History24529
Mathematics and Statistics223126
Philosophy and Religious Studies1111
Engineering77
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies66
Grand Total1,8876611082,656

A total of 1,887 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Northern Colorado.

At the master's and doctor's level 769 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate48%40%52%
  • Full-time retention rate - 71%
  • Part-time retention rate - 8%

General info

Alternative namesUNC
Founded1889
MottoSapientia In Aeterum Est
Wisdom is Eternal
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsnavy blue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,558
Instructional FTE618
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.unco.edu
AddressCarter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, Colorado, 80639
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Midsize
City population93,000
Phone9703511890

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