U.S. News Rankings
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University of Colorado--Colorado Springs is a public institution that was founded in 1965. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,909, its setting is city, and the campus size is 510 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Colorado--Colorado Springs's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), 38. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,879 (2011-12); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,399 (2011-12).
|School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):|
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (UCCS) enrolls approximately 10,000 students in a variety of unique and challenging academic programs at an affordable cost. We offer you a high-quality University of Colorado education, with small class sizes, opportunities to interact with professors, and amazing facilities to enhance your learning experience. Schedule a visit today to see our spectacular campus and find out if UCCS is the place for you.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Colorado--Colorado Springs, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at University of Colorado--Colorado Springs is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 67.5 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||67.5%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Colorado--Colorado Springs is 18:1, and the school has 45.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Colorado--Colorado Springs include: Business Administration, Management and Operations; Social Sciences, General; Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General; Communication and Media Studies; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.0 percent.
University of Colorado--Colorado Springs has a total undergraduate enrollment of 7,909, with a gender distribution of 47.0 percent male students and 53.0 percent female students. At this school, 10.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 90.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Colorado--Colorado Springs is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA II|
Campus Info & Services
University of Colorado--Colorado Springs offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, and health insurance. University of Colorado--Colorado Springs also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Colorado--Colorado Springs.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$7,879 (2011-12)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$17,399 (2011-12)|
|Room and board||$7,990 (2011-12)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2011 data