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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

School Profile

  • University of Colorado at Colorado SpringsPublic Four-year University in Colorado Springs, CO
  • Acceptance Rate: 69%
  • Regionally Accredited: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 6,810
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,159
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 6,495
Graduate Students: 2,102

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer Graphics
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Electrical/Communications Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Ethnic Studies - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Geography
  • Bachelor of Health Services - General
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of Law Enforcement Administration
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Bachelor of Women's Studies

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $7,076
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $16,973

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 558
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 224
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 90


Member: NCAA
Team name: Mountain Lions


  • Ranked #39 Regional Universities (West)
  • Ranked #154 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #27 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #10 Top Public Schools
  • Ranked #121 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #135 Electrical / Electronic / Communications
  • Ranked #101 Mechanical
  • Ranked #99 Nursing
  • Ranked #146 Psychology
  • Ranked #19 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #52 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #100 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

PO Box 7150
Colorado Springs, CO 80933-7150
(719) 255-3383
(800) 990-8227
Fax: (719) 255-3116
Contact: Steve Ellis
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 62%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 62%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,853
Female applicants 2,566
Male applicants 2,287
Applicants accepted 3,022
Female applicants accepted 1,623
Male applicants accepted 1,399
Freshman enrollment 1,156
Female freshman enrollment 584
Male freshman enrollment 572
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 76%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 91%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.3-3.5

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 19%
SAT Critical Reading average score 536
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 480-600
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 536
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 480-610
SAT Writing average score 525
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 460-570
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 88%
Average ACT Composite score 23
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 21-26
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 20-26
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 20-26

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