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University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Under the University of Colorado System, UCCS has grown from a small satellite location to a small commuter campus, and now to the fastest growing school within the system, offering a University of Colorado degree in a uniquely UCCS way. Throughout its existence, UCCS has been driven by students and their needs while being shaped by their expectations.

Bachelor's programmes

Business & Management (6)
Computer Science & IT (3)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (3)
Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Engineering & Technology (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Social Sciences (1)

About

History

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has a history as rich as the views our campus overlooks. As early as the 1920s, the University of Colorado offered courses at numerous Colorado Springs locations. However, when George J. Dwire sold the 80-acre Cragmor Sanitarium to the University of Colorado for $1, the campus we call home now was born.  

Education

  • 50 undergraduate degrees with endless options
  • 24 master’s degrees designed around you
  • Seven doctoral programs; limitless possibilities

Research

  • Undergraduate Research Academy
  • Undergraduate Student Research Travel Program
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Student Fellowship Program
  • LAS opportunities
  • EAS opportunities
  • School of Public Affairs
  • College of Education
  • UCHealth Memorial Injury Prevention and Research Institute (MIPRI)
  • Summer Research Opportunities
  • National Conference of Undergraduate Research

Career

The UCCS Career Center strives to help current students and alumni explore their options, prepare for their future and achieve their career goals. We will happily answer any questions you might have related to careers and future employment. In addition, we will work to connect employers with the fine talent pool available from UCCS in an effort to help solve their employment/internship needs.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

UCCS Student Government Association website serves as the bridge between the student body and administration, advocating and supporting students and their interests in every facet of the University and CU system at large. 

Housing services

  • Shared Bedroom in a Suite
  • Shared Bedroom with a Private Bath
  • Private Bedroom in a Suite
  • Private Bedroom with a Private Bath
  • Private Bedroom in a Copper House Suite

Library services

The mission of the Kraemer Family Library is to serve you with respect and to anticipate, understand and respond to your information needs. The success of each student is paramount to the Library's services and collections.

ICT services

The Office of Information Technology is happy to assist you with all of your computing, networking and telecommunications needs. Our services are available to students, faculty, staff and departmental units of UCCS. 

Medical services

Our Health Services staff includes a physician, psychiatric nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioners, medical assistants, dietitians and a wellness promotion coordinator.

  • Physicals

  • Care for Illness and Injuries
  • Sexual Health
  • Flu Shots and Routine Vaccinations
  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Medication Management
  • PPD/Tuberculosis Screening
  • Allergy Shot Maintenance Injections
  • Traveling Consultations

Student Life

Campus life

  • Whether you’re familiar with Colorado Springs or have never seen our state, we’re excited to have you on our campus. From state-of-the-art facilities to jaw-dropping views, we’re proud of what we have to offer our students. We offer several ways for students and their families to see our campus, from tours to in-depth visits. We can’t wait to host you.
  • Since 2009, UCCS has added more than 1.2 million square-feet of building space in which we fuel our students’ success. These facilities play host to the arts, to new laboratories, classrooms, meeting rooms, residence halls, eateries and more. We’re proud to call them home.

Sports facilities

  • Basketball (Men’s And Women’s)
  • Baseball
  • Soccer (Men’s And Women’s)
  • Lacrosse (Women’s)
  • Softball
  • Volleyball (Women’s)
  • Indoor Track And Field (Men’s And Women’s)
  • Outdoor Track And Field (Men’s And Women’s)
  • Cross Country (Men’s And Women’s)
  • Golf (Men’s And Women’s)

Student clubs

  • Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity
  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. Fraternity
  • Pi Kappa Phi
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Sorority
  • Pi Beta Phi
  • Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority

Accreditation

UCCS is accredited through the North Central Association of the Higher Learning Commission  

Student Reviews

Bachelors of Innovation
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

UCCS has the only Bachelors of Innovation degree (accredited) in the world. Students are exposed to training with live clients while using skills taught; they include; teams and working in teams, entrepreneur studies, grant work and so forth. Very good exposure to developing your own work.

Studying four years at Colorado College
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

After receiving a scholarship from a private donor and financial aid from my school for my studies, I went to Colorado unknowing of what America and the Midwest would be like. I found the classes difficult at first but the teachers extremely friendly, competent, and helpful. Provided you receive the right funding for your studies, which include a lot of financial aid...

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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