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Study at University of Northern Colorado

Founded in 1889, the University of Northern Colorado, also referred to as UNC or Northern Colorado, is a coeducational public institution of higher education and research. It is located in Greeley, Colorado, United States. The university offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in diverse Course Topics. UNC is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Natural and Health Sciences
  • College of Performing and Visual Arts
  • Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business
UNC's athletics department offers men and women sports teams which participate in a variety of sports. The teams are nicknamed the Bears. Their official mascot is Klawz the Bear.

Profile of University of Northern Colorado

The main campus of Northern Colorado is in Greeley, CO (a small city). The school is a public school. Northern Colorado offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to mathematics, drama and performing arts, fine arts, nutrition and exercise therapy, and liberal arts.

Northern Colorado Selectivity

Northern Colorado does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 460 to 580. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 460 or more.


Northern Colorado offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 12, 702 enrolled students.

Student Life

Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Big Sky Conference and Division I Independents for major sports.

Northern Colorado Tuition and Affordability

Northern Colorado offers comparatively low-priced tuition.

Northern Colorado Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts674interdisciplinary studies, history, English, sociology, social services, political science, foreign language and literature, economics, . . .
Education and Teaching406special ed, educational administration, elementary school teaching, reading teaching, music teaching, school Counselling, instructional media design, education courses, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy267exercise science, dietitian, parks and recreation management, vocational Counselling, rehabilitation
Business and Management251business management
Therapy and Counselling208psychology, Counselling psychology, school psychology, educational psychology
Media157communication studies, journalism
Nursing and Emergency Medicine139registered nursing
Science115biology, geology, chemistry, physics, biological and biomedical sciences
Medical Support and Technology83speech pathology, audiology and speech pathology, health service and sciences, audiology
Fine Arts76fine arts
Security and Law Enforcement71criminal justice and safety
Drama and Performing Arts60drama, stagecraft
Mathematics49mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Medical administration23public health Education
Family and Social Work9adult development and aging
Religion and Philosophy6philosophy

Contact: Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000

Greeley, CO 80639

General Phone: (970) 351-1152


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