1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway Colorado Springs, CO 80918 719-262-3383
About University of Colorado-Colorado Springs
  • Year of Foundation 1965
  • Size of Campus 504 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 6,271
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 60% 40% 7%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,490 in-state, $22,950 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $7,662
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 6,098
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is a campus of the University of Colorado system, the state university system of Colorado. UCCS has about 7,150 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, with 18% ethnic minority students and 58% female students. In 2006, the U.S. News & World Report college and university rankings put the UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Science as ranking the fourth-best among public universities and the 16th best overall among bachelor and master's degree engineering schools.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Asian Student Association, Black Student Union, German Culture Club, International Student Club, Islamic Student Organization, Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan, Minorit
  • Setting Urban
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats N/A
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus UCCS Mountain Lion athletics, Summit Series, Theatreworks, Da Vinci Quartet, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Fall Fest, Black History Month Celeberation;
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Association of Computing Machinery, Chi Sigma Iota, Delta Simga Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Alpha Theta, Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers, Sigma Tau Delta, Tri-Beta, Alpha Lambda Delta, Gamma Sigma Epsilon, Phi Alpha Delta, Pi Sigma Alpha
  • Number of students in fraternities N/A
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Ignite for Christ, Catholic Student Club, Christian Challenge, Inter-Varisty Christian Fellowship, The Navigators
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 1%
  • Distance to nearest airport Colorado Springs (10), Denver (65)
  • Distance to nearest train Denver (65)
  • Distance to nearest bus Colorado Srprings (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms (40%), men's dorms (30%), apartment for single students (30%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 31%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 33%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 13%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 10
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 34%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Microforms 451,257
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 4,649
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 714,027
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 11,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, other
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Library Facilities University archives, Prospector: the Colorado Unified Catalog, full-text databases including EBSCOhost,Lexis-Nexis,CQ Press 1991-,Dekker, KluwerOnline, Project MUSE, PsycARTICLES,and Wiley Interscience Journals.
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 6,791
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological
  • Museums Beginning in the summer of 2006, new construction begins for a Student Recreation Center, Heller Center for the Humanities, and a new Science and Engineering Building. Dwire Hall, home of the College of Business and several disciplines in the College of Le
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 4,300
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 16%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Metropolis