Overview

Applicants
8,294
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average HS GPA
3.39

GPA Breakdown

30%
Over 3.75
16%
3.50 - 3.74
17%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
2.00 - 2.49

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SAT & ACT Test Scores

SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
500 - 610
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile
(enrolled students)
490 - 580
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
19 - 25

Testing Policies


ACT Writing Policy
ACT with or without Writing accepted

SAT Essay Policy
SAT with or without Writing accepted

Deadlines

Regular — August 1


Other Admission Factors

Academic

Class Rank
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores

Selectivity Rating


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Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
17:1
Total Faculty
872
with Terminal Degree
597

509
Women
363
Men
104
Minority
29
International

Most frequent class size
20 - 29
Most frequent lab / sub section size
20 - 29

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
28%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Majors

  • AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES.

  • African-American/Black Studies.
  • Asian Studies/Civilization.
  • European Studies/Civilization.
  • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.

  • BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES.

  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General.

  • BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES.

  • Business Administration and Management, General.

  • COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Journalism.
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric.

  • EDUCATION.

  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching.
  • Elementary Education and Teaching.
  • Music Teacher Education.
  • Social Studies Teacher Education.
  • Special Education and Teaching, General.

  • ENGINEERING.

  • Computer Software Engineering.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS.

  • English Language and Literature, General.

  • FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS.

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
  • Spanish Language and Literature.

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

  • Athletic Training/Trainer.
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
  • Dietetics/Dietitian.
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General.
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.

  • HISTORY.

  • History, General.

  • HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES.

  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.

  • LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES.

  • General Studies.

  • MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS.

  • Mathematics, General.

  • MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES.

  • International/Global Studies.
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
  • Nutrition Sciences.
  • Sustainability Studies.

  • PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES.

  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science.
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General.

  • PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES.

  • Philosophy.

  • PHYSICAL SCIENCES.

  • Chemistry, General.
  • Geology/Earth Science, General.
  • Physics, General.

  • PSYCHOLOGY.

  • Psychology, General.

  • SOCIAL SCIENCES.

  • Anthropology.
  • Economics, General.
  • Geography.
  • Political Science and Government, General.
  • Sociology.

  • VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS.

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General.
  • Music, General.


Degrees

Bachelor's
Doctoral/Professional
Doctoral/Research
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Henrietta Holsman Fore
Executive Director, UNICEF

James Michener
Author

Dick Monfort
Owner, CEO; Colorado Rockies

Carol Mutter
First Woman Marine General

Neyla Pekarek
Musician, Grammy Nominated Lumineers

Mary Golda Ross
First Female and Native American Engineer, Lockheed Aircraft, Rocket Scientist

Connie Willis
Author

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
28%
Graduate in 5 years
44%
Graduate in 6 years
47%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Jan 1

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$8,199

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$7,867

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,673

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
66%

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$24,149

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$8,032

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$7,830
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$19,518
Required Fees
$2,358
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,200

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$2,520
Transportation for Commuters
$1,664

On-Campus Room and Board
$11,204
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
9,876
Foreign Countries Represented
38

Demographics

2.20%
Asian
4.37%
African-American
22.35%
Hispanic
62.70%
Caucasian
2.24%
Unknown
1.11%
International

65% female
35% male
14% are out of state
81% are full time
19% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
34%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
88%

Campus Environment
Small Urban

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
Dorms Female
Frat Sorority
International Student
Theme Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
Yes

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
130
Number of Honor Societies
12

Number of Social Sororities
12
Number of Religious Organizations
8

6% join a fraternity
5% join a sorority

Sports

Athletic Division
Division I

26% participate in intramural sports
4% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Bears)
9 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Wrestling
Women's Sports (Bears)
11 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track Field Indoor
Track Field Outdoor
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered on-campus

Sustainability

63/99

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Fee for Network Use
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Dell, Cisco, Ricoh

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Dana Kohler
Associate Director of Operations and Visit Services

Address
Campus Commons
Campus Box 10
Greeley, CO 80639

Phone
970-351-2909

Email
admissions@unco.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Campus Commons and Pie Cafe
Recreation Center and Outdoor Pursuits
Cultural and Resource Centers
Michener Library
Disc Golf Course

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Ice Haus Ice Rink
Moxi Theatre
Poudre River Trail
Centerplace of Greeley
Union Colony Civic Center

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
M-F
8 am - 5 pm
970-351-2909

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
No

Information Sessions
Available

Times
8am - 5pm M-F

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Coach Directly

Advance Notice
Other

Contact Email Address for Visit
http://uncbears.com/sports/2014/10/9/GEN_1009141833.aspx

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Denver International Airport The Greeley Shuttle offers direct shuttle service from Denver International Airport to UNC?s campus at a discounted rate.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Denver, take Highway 85 north 50 miles to Greeley or I-25 from central Denver or Wyoming.

Local Accommodations
Clarion Inn, DoubleTree by Hilton, Currier Inn, Rodeway Inn


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