University of Colorado Colorado Springs: Review & Facts

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a medium four-year, public school with 11,990 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1965 and is one of the 19 schools and colleges located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
47
Fair
University of Colorado Colorado Springs will give you the opportunity to get a bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 47 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Nursing, Psychology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
68%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs student retention rate is relatively low at 68% (close to Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Colorado Colorado Springs is low - 49%. Approximately 38% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Colorado Colorado Springs is pretty decent - 15:1. Find out more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,100
High
Average tuition price is fairly high - about $16,700 a year. The additional fees at University of Colorado Colorado Springs (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $1,400; this makes it a total of $18,100 per year.

Read the details about University of Colorado Colorado Springs additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 8,291 applications were submitted and 7,633 were accepted; so it is very easy to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
High
University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Colorado Colorado Springs, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
University of Colorado Colorado Springs provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - approximately $8,000 per academic year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Colorado Colorado Springs appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80918, USA
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