University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO, USA
3.46 Average Rating

Located in the Rocky Mountain Region, The University of Colorado Springs is a public research institution. U.S. News & World Report lists the school as #6 in Top Public Schools. UCCS has many LEED Gold Certification buildings on campus, uses solar energy to heat The Recreation Center swimming pool, and is listed as a Green College according to The Princeton Review. UCCS is home to several research centers, including El Pomar Institute for Innovation and Commercialization and The Center for Space Studies.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
87%
Out of State Students
13%
0
100
93%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1088
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
12,630
Total Number of Undergrads
10,618
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
27%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
47%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
19:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$14,649
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$6,624
Out-of-State Tuition
$17,352
0
100
29%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
59%
Average Aid Per Year
$7,880
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
190
Size of Town
City: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Colorado Springs
Denver
Washington
Dayton
San Antonio
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.46 Average Rating
UCCS has a great campus full of many different people. Although it is a smaller university compared to others, it is still a great place to be. There are also many different majors that you can take here!
Scott from Peyton, CO
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a really nice campus that has an amazing view to the mountains. UCCS have a good campus tour that help future students decided if they like to go there for their college years. Also, UCCS has a variety of majors to satisfy every one's major preference.
Maricela from Aurora, CO

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