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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

School of Public Affairs

Colorado Springs, CO

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Overview

University of Colorado Colorado Springs / School of Public Affairs is located in Colorado Springs, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) Criminal justice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38
Other Advanced Degrees 13

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Internship, capstone project, or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

89
Applied
74
Accepted
58
Enrolled
83%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
100
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 professional and/or academic recommendations by qualified references that establish the applicant's personal qualifications for graduate work; 3.00 (or better) undergraduate GPA for regular admission into the MPA program; current resume; statement of goals (prompts given within the application)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

222
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.62%
Black or African American 8.56%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.8%
Asian 2.7%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.5%
Unknown 2.25%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

42
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 20
Male (20)
Female (22)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Antiquated prison environments; public management; intersections of gender, class, race, and crime; national security/U.S. foreign policy; leadership, ethics, organizational theory and behavior, social work
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
559,364

Location & Contact

Address 1420 AUstin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO  80918
United States
Contact Dr. George Reed
Dean
Email: george.reed@uccs.edu
Phone: 719-255-4109

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