10,808
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,629
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
92
92%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a University institution located in Colorado Springs, CO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO  80918
United States
Contact Mr. Chris Beiswanger
Director of Admissions Services
Email: cbeiswan@uccs.edu
Phone: 719-255-3088

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Systems Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,909
Applied
9,197
Accepted
10,808
Enrolled
93%
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Female Admissions

5,752
Females Applied
5,415
Females Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,157
Males Applied
3,782
Males Accepted
91%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Required for some programs Other requirements may exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 575 530 630
SAT Math 567 510 620
ACT Composite 23 21 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,850
In-state
23,280
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,613
Full-time student fees
10,500
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

8,629
Avg. Financial Aid Package
7,880
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,363
Avg. Loan Aid
2,823
Avg. Grant Aid
7,237
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
93% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
43%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
4%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

10,808
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
12%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 18.17%
Black or African American 3.83%
White or Caucasian 64.34%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.23%
Asian 3.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.28%
Two or more races 7.63%
Other 1.46%

Gender

Male (47.65%)
Female (52.35%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 16%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Black-Out Night (basketball), Disorientation Week and Back to the Bluffs Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Fans Initiating Growth Honor and Tradition (spirit club), Pi Beta Phi, Sustainability Club, Gamers (computing) and El Circulo

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
emergency text messaging, state-authorized campus police and public safety department

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

774
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 444
Part-time - 330
Male - 347
Female - 427