91%

Acceptance Rate

$8,554

Avg.Financial Aid

001349

FAFSA Code

University of Northern Colorado (UNC)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • Level

    4 Years

  • Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

    Not applicable

  • Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

    HLC

  • Website

    https://www.unco.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    13,437

  • On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

Carter Hall - Rm 4000

Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a university and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the university has a ranking. University of Northern Colorado has been ranked at the 534th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

  • Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

    1st Aug

  • Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

    91%

  • SAT Range

    990 - 1190

  • SAT/ACT

    Recommended

  • ACT Range

    19 - 25

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. University of Northern Colorado has 3 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $50, as part of the admission process at UNC. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 970-1200 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at University of Northern Colorado is 22. However, those getting an ACT score less than 19 might also be offered admission. As expected, the candidates can complete the process either online or by visiting the school's office at Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, Colorado 80639. To gather more information, they can call them at (970) 351-1890.

Annual Cost to Attend

  • Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

    $14,641

  • Average Annual Cost

    $7,596

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $25,494

  • Other Fees

    $2,322

  • Room And Board The charges for an academic year for Rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

    $11,204

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $3,022

Total One Year Cost

$25,494

Before applying to UNC, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $31,588 per year. Students can also explore numerous financial aid options offered by the university.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

17:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

72%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

40%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$523

Faculty Overview

47%

Male Professors

53%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    216 Graduates

  • Registered Nursing, Administration,...

    146 Graduates

  • Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

    131 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    128 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    118 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    106 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    88 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    74 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    118 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    106 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    88 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    74 Graduates

  • Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

    67 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    61 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    54 Graduates

  • Special Education and Teaching

    54 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    53 Graduates

  • Communication Disorders Sciences an...

    51 Graduates

  • Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

    46 Graduates

  • Sociology

    46 Graduates

  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

    45 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    43 Graduates

  • Journalism

    40 Graduates

  • Music

    30 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    29 Graduates

  • History

    27 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    26 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    22 Graduates

  • Nutrition Sciences

    20 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    20 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    19 Graduates

  • Physics

    19 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    17 Graduates

  • Economics

    17 Graduates

  • International/Global Studies

    16 Graduates

  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

    16 Graduates

  • Sustainability Studies

    16 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    13 Graduates

  • Philosophy

    12 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    8 Graduates

  • Computer Engineering

    7 Graduates

  • American Sign Language

    5 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    5 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    5 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    5 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

10,232

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time / Part-time

79% / 21%

Students Gender

Male

35%

US National: 44%

Female

65%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

59%

Unknown

9%

Black

4%

Hispanic

20%

Two or more races

4%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

0%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

0%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

16%

Out Of State

83%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,445 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

37%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,304/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,900/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,900/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Bears

School Colors

navy blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Big Sky Conference

Total Male Athletes

231

Total Female Athletes

155

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

36

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Security

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. At UNC, $11,204 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. University of Northern Colorado has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at UNC costs around $5,900 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 34% and 66%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$33,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$42,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$10,441 - $26,613

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$108 - $276

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,554

Students Receiving Federal Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,516

Students Receiving State Aid

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,383

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,882

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,166

$30K - $48K

$12,239

$48K - $75K

$9,878

$75K - $110K

$5,631

> $110K

$2,528

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,629,466

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,238,085

The financial aid department of University of Northern Colorado helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,594, whereas the financial aid is $5,736. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $2,185, while the institutional aid is $5,736. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at UNC based on students' financial needs add up to $2,629,466 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $8,238,085.

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