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University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
University Website: www.unco.edu
Apply Online: www.unco.edu/decide.shtml
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Coordinates: 40°24′17″N 104°41′48″W / 40.404853°N 104.696741°W / 40.404853; -104.696741

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC or Northern Colorado) is a coeducational public institution of higher education in Greeley, Colorado with satellite centers in Loveland, Colorado Springs and the Lowry neighborhood of Denver. Established in 1889 as the State Normal School of Colorado, the University has a strong background in teacher education. The university offers over 100 undergraduate programs in the arts, sciences, humanities, business, human sciences, and education. Undergraduate degrees are typically 4 year programs and degree programs have a strong emphasis in liberal arts education. The university offers nearly 50 graduate programs primarily in education. Academic programs are distributed among six colleges.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $16,822.00 avg tuition

Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639
(970) 351-1890

Apply online Admissions:
www.unco.edu/admissions/
Financial Aid:
www.unco.edu/ofa/index.asp

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Northern Colorado

Statistics:
Applied 8,169
Admitted 5,949 73%
Enrolled total 2,272
Full Time: 2,247
Part Time 25
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 470 590
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT English 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 70%
4-year graduation rate 28%
6-year graduation rate 49%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Northern Colorado

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $5,300.00 $5,300.00 $16,822.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,323.00 $1,323.00 $1,323.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $213.00 $213.00 $684.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $7,248.00 $7,248.00 $16,968.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,193.00 $1,193.00 $1,193.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $403.00 $403.00 $943.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,550.00 $9,550.00 $2,165.00
Other Expenses $2,165.00 $2,689.00 $2,165.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $45.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,325.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 91%
Percent receiving grant aid 78%
Avg amount of grant aid $5,564.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 65%
Avg amount of student loan aid $5,712.00

University of Northern Colorado

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, General X
Education, Other X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Educational Statistics and Research Methods X
Educational/Instructional Technology X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X
Reading Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Adult Development and Aging X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X X
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Dietetics/Dietitian X
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General X
Public Health Education and Promotion X
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X X
Nutrition Sciences X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Counseling Psychology X
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, General X X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music, General X X

University of Northern Colorado Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UNC National Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship $6,000 March 01, 2017
UNC Trustee's Scholarship $5,000 March 01, 2017
UNC Presidential Transfer Scholarship $2,000 March 01, 2017
UNC Presidential Scholarship $2,000 March 01, 2017
Arts Alive! Scholarship $1,500 March 01, 2017
Provost Freshman Scholarship - University of Northern Colorado $1,250 March 01, 2017
Robert and Ludie Dickeson President's Prize for Leadership Varies March 01, 2017
Provost Transfer Scholarship - University of Northern Colorado Varies March 01, 2017
Genevieve and William Harrington Scholarship Varies March 01, 2017
Classified Employees Scholarship (SPEEC) Varies March 01, 2017

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