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University of Northern Colorado Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,266 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 26 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

64% Women
36% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Great West Conference

  • Baseball

Big Sky Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $55,385)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $52,096)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 72 78 - -
Baseball 35 - - -
Basketball 16 19 - -
Football 101 - - -
Golf 10 9 - -
Soccer - 32 - -
Softball - 15 - -
Swimming and Diving - 27 - -
Tennis 9 10 - -
Volleyball - 16 - -
Wrestling 29 - - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1.1%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.4%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.4%
Hispanic 9.2%
Non-resident alien 2.4%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 7.3%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 74.1%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 87
Liquor Law Violation 144
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 14
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Alyssa from Burlington, CO
  • 5
  • My own personal preference when going to school is living on Old Campus. The trees are beautiful. The dorms are smaller, but after visiting the newer, larger, dorms I realized…

  • Jun-12-2012 Read More
  • Rudie from Denver, CO
  • 4
  • You should live in the dorms at least one year. I met all of my friends in the dorm rooms freshman year; we're still friends 3 years later and plan…

  • Jun-19-2012 Read More
  • Carlie from OR
  • 5
  • There are dorms here for every type of person. If you want to live with a lot of people, you can have that. If you want a more quiet experience,…

  • Oct-29-2012 Read More
  • Walter from Lafayette, CO
  • 5
  • The University is full of friendly people that are just waiting to make new friends. The west campus has many people and gives off a more modern feel around the…

  • Apr-23-2012 Read More


Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Rose
  • Jun-12-2015 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I have not yet tried their food, but I have heard good things. There's more than a few options to choose from as well.

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  • 5
  • Hawken from Greeley, CO
  • Jun-10-2015 I am a current student here

    Dining halls are orderly and flexible in what they offer. Multiple on-site eating options exist as well as around-town options for every palate.

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  • 1
  • Kenda from Colorado Springs, CO
  • May-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I do not plan on eating at the University nor have I ever before tried the receipts provided to students. Once again I feel it would be inappropriate for me to give false information about the food and dining services provided to students.

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  • 2
  • Alexandra from Centennial, CO
  • Feb-21-2014 I am a current student here

    First year students living on campus are required to have a meal plan, and each plan averages to $11-$13 per meal, which is incredibly overpriced.

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  • 3
  • Callie from Englewood, CO
  • Jan-14-2014 I am a current student here

    TK is the best dining hall because I believe it is the healthiest. Holmes mostly serves chicken fingers, mashed potatoes, burgers, pizza and fries. It's easy to eat badly, but there are always healthy options.

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  • 3
  • Ciara from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I was obsessed with the food that UNC served the first week of classes, now it just seems like the meals are becoming more repetitive. On special occasions like holidays, they put on huge dinners and decorate the dining hall. Each and every staff member that works in the dining hall is extremely nice and they do their best to provide us with quality service.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Riley from Lafayette, CO
  • Jul-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Again, greek life here is not the best. The sororities and fraternities are very nice but they just lack numbers it seems. Also, none of the houses are your typical ones.

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  • 0
  • Sarah from Greeley, CO
  • Apr-07-2014 I am a current student here

    I'm currently an Aluma of Alpha Omicron Pi, however Greek Life is a blast! Highly recommend going through recruitment.

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  • 0
  • Ciara from Colorado Springs, CO
  • Jan-10-2014 I am a current student here

    I am in fact involved in Greek Life. I must say that it had to have been one of the best decisions that I've ever made. It is costly, and it is a struggle, but that will not hold me back from participating in Greek Life. Before joining a sorority, I was not aware of the fact that each house had a different philanthropy meaning they fundraise for a specific cause. Going through recruitment, I was able to meet some of the most amazing people that attend UNC.

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  • 0
  • Jordan from Wasilla, AK
  • Apr-23-2013 I am a current student here

    Greek Life is something that is very encouraged here. They have a lot of events and encourage people to get involved. There are a lot of frats and sororities that like to tell others what greek life is about.

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  • 0
  • Tori from Commerce City, CO
  • Dec-02-2012 I am a current student here

    It is smaller than larger schools but that allows for more people to get more involved and for an intimate experience with Greek Life.

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  • 0
  • Bianca from Greeley, CO
  • Oct-23-2012 I am a current student here

    Although I personally am not involved, the Greek Life on campus is very large. Huge groups rush every year, and the fraternities and sororities do a lot of charity work each month.

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