University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Medium
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 13,087
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 4%
Student to faculty ratio 19:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 3,715 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

90%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of Northern Colorado is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,783 applications and 6,123 students were granted admission. University of Northern Colorado is at the #88 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 93% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 12% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT928 to 1150
ACT19 to 25

Application Fee

$45
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of Northern Colorado charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $18,492 and in-state students paid $6,906.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$13,065
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$6,906
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$18,492
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 86% of University of Northern Colorado's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 35% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,113 (which is 7.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Northern Colorado in 2016-2017, was 1,127, which is 56% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,104 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)

$4,113
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$5,104
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
86%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of Northern Colorado has enrolled a total of 13,087 students (9,355 students full-time and 3,732 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 13,087 students, 791 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 33% men and 67% women and 10,011 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 3,076 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,036 students for distance studies.

13,087
Total Enrollment
791
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 60%

Hispanic: 16%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Two or more races: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Non-resident alien: 3%

Asian: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Northern Colorado.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Psychology 22% 122 81
Visual And Performing Arts 10% 56
Education 8% 43 33
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 27 19
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies 4% 22
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 4% 21 17
Mathematics And Statistics 4% 21
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 19
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 3% 19
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3% 17 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

48%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Northern Colorado full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

2%
Still enrolled
12%
Dropout rate
37%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$32,100
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of Northern Colorado graduates 6 years after enrollment is $32,100. Last year, out of the total 2,983 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 2,744 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 3,559 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 3,168 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $32,100 $40,200
Employment Rate 92% 89%
Total Graduates 2,983 3,559

Campus Location

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