University of Northern Colorado

Carter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, CO 80639

About University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado is classified as a doctoral-granting research university. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. More than half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25-49% of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional education may also be available within other professional fields and related health professions. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up at least 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate10,290
Student Age% Under 2575%
 % 25 and Over25%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time79%
 % Part-time21%
Race/Ethnicity% White73.4%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino9.1%
 % Native American0.9%
 % Race Unknown8.6%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted88%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled40%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationNeither required nor recommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT15%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT96%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800580 / 800
 SAT Math460 / 800580 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$45
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,997
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$17,181
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid85%
 % Undergraduates with Loans51%
 % Undergraduates with Grants77%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,920
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,920
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,725
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,725
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,580

Neighborhood Data for the Greeley Area

Median Age30.4
Median Household Income$43,466
Total Population92,288
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total49.4% 50.6%
 Age 0-950.2%49.8%
 Age 10-1754.8%45.2%
 Age 18-2447.5%52.5%
 Age 25-2953.0%47.0%
 Age 30-3949.8%50.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White86.9%
 % Black1.3%
 % Asian1.6%
 % Latino36.1%
 % Native American0.7%
 % Pacific Islander0.1%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,920
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,920
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$618
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50065.0%42.0%11.9%
 $500 to $74920.0%37.6%0.0%
 $750 to $99911.5%11.2%29.3%
 Over $10003.5%9.3%8.6%
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