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Study at University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, also known as UCCS, is a campus of the University of Colorado System, the state university system of Colorado. The U. S. News ranked UCCS as the seventh-best public regional university in the West. The university enrolls more than 6, 000 undergraduate students and over 1, 400 graduate students. UCCS offers a wide variety of degrees and programs through the following academic divisions:

  • Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • College of Business and Administration
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences
  • Graduate School of Public Affairs
UCCS'sports teams compete in the NCAA Division II School in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC). Their official mascot is the mountain lion.

Profile of University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

The main campus of UCCS is in Colorado Springs, CO (a large city). The school is a public school. UCCS offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school tends to concentrate its instruction in a few key disciplines. UCCS students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics, science, and media.

UCCS Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 460 to 560. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 460 or more.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, UCCS had 8, 660 enrolled students.

Student Life

Many students are part-timers. Student athletes at UCCS belong to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference for major sports.

The school reports its educational mission is:

"The Colorado Springs campus of the university of Colorado shall be a comprehensive baccalaureate university with selective admission standards. The Colorado Springs campus shall offer liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, health sciences, and teacher preparation undergraduate degree programs, and a selected number of masters and doctoral degree programs. "

UCCS Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts355history, sociology, English, geography, political science, Spanish language, economics, anthropology, . . .
Business and Management355business management
Education and Teaching208curriculum and instruction, school Counselling, special ed
Science143biology, chemistry, biological and physical sciences, physics
Nursing and Emergency Medicine127registered nursing
Media118communication studies
Therapy and Counselling107psychology
Engineering68mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, engineering
Computer Science and Engineering48computer and info science, computer engineering
Medicine43health professions
Mathematics28mathematics, applied mathematics
Religion and Philosophy26philosophy
Family and Social Work24public administration
Art Studies21art studies

Contact: UCCS

University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150

General Phone: (719) 262-3000


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