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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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world rank

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Overview

Established in 1965, University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Colorado Springs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 52 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCCS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UCCS
Founded 1965
Motto ?aµ??t? t? f?? ?µ?? Let Your Light Shine
Colours Black and gold
Mascot Clyde
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Location


Address 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs
80918 Colorado
United States
Population range 250,000-499,999
Telephone +1 (719) 255 3000
Telefax +1
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Colorado Colorado Springs for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) 15,000-17,500 US$ (11,000-12,900 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Colorado Colorado Springs's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 7150
Colorado Springs 80933-7150
Phone +1 (719) 255 3383
800 990 8227

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Colorado Colorado Springs's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Colorado Colorado Springs's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Colorado Colorado Springs for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools


Year of first Accreditation

1965


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Colorado Colorado Springs as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • University of Colorado System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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