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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

UCCS is home to more than 12,400 driven students, more than 800 experienced faculty members and more than 800 devoted staff members.  he experience our students gain at UCCS provides an incredible service to our community of Colorado Springs and the greater southern Colorado region as a whole, with UCCS contributing about $600 million each year in economic impact in El Paso County alone.

Bachelor's programmes

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

About

History

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs has a history as rich as the views our campus overlooks. From 1965 to 1972, the Colorado Springs Center operated as a division of the CU Boulder campus, however UCCS was recognized as a distinct campus in 1974, along with two Denver campuses.

Education

Between the six UCCS colleges and schools, UCCS offers students an institutional experience rooted in a history of success. Led by deans with experience in their respective industries, these colleges and schools offer UCCS students a home in which to study the sciences, history, art, literature, engineering, education, math, healthcare, business, marketing, accounting and so much more.

Research

Welcome to the UCCS Office of Research web site. In 2011, the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) explicitly integrated research into the mission and identity of this great university. Students benefit when learning from faculty who are working to advance basic discovery and the translation of results to public health concerns, education, grand challenges, and understanding the human and world condition. Our office is thrilled to support the surging research agenda at UCCS and is committed to fostering research and creative excellence. 

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

The Office of the Dean of Students maintains and administers the University Student Code of Conduct, serves as a student advocate, provides assistance to students in crisis, and supports students by directing services and programs that enhance students' education and provide life-enriching experiences.

Housing services

If you are a freshman or an upper classman wanting the traditional residential experience, look at the Summit Village or Village at Alpine Valley Residence Halls. If you are over 21, an international student or are transferring in with 30 or more credits, check out the Alpine Village Apartments.

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

Students will need to turn in a copy of their immunization records to the UCCS Wellness Center. The State of Colorado requires that students have proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) when attending classes at UCCS. 

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.

Sports facilities

Campus Recreation provides UCCS students and the campus community with diverse and innovative programs, outstanding facilities and quality educational experiences that support the development of a healthy mind, body, and spirit.

Promoting optimal wellness through recreational and educational experiences that enhance the health and well-being of our campus community.

You want it? You’ve got it. Students with your interests have founded hundreds of clubs and intramural sports teams. Thousands of students help keep these clubs, organizations and teams active, and it’s your turn to get involved. Can’t find something you’d want to participate in? Create it!

Student clubs

One of the best ways to get connected to campus is through registered student organizations and involvement! Our registered student organizations connect students through common interests to create memorable, meaningful experiences during their time here at UCCS. Whether you join as a member or seek a leadership position, these clubs will take your college experience to the next level. Find out where you belong by checking out our clubs. 

Accreditation

UCCS is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Accreditation is vital for UCCS' continued ability to attract high quality students and faculty.

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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