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University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO 4-Year Public

UCCS Student Life

UCCS is on a 532-acre campus in an urban setting in Colorado Springs, Colorado. There are many activities and organizations for UCCS students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UCCS also has fraternities and sororities.

UCCS has a thriving Pi Beta Phi. In fact, more students participate in Pi Beta Phi than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UCCS include Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha Sigma Phi, Asian Pacific Islander Student Union and National Society for Leadership and Success.

UCCS students' favorite campus events are Playfair, Concert on the Lawn and Significant Speaker Event.

UCCS Housing

UCCS offers housing. First year students are given priority for on-campus housing.

Most UCCS students live off campus. In 2021, 13% of undergrads at UCCS lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 87% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UCCS. There are 1,719 spots available in on-campus housing for all 10,119 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,210 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UCCS offers coed housing and .

UCCS Athletics

At UCCS there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UCCS:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is UCCS Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Colorado Colorado Springs is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security.

UCCS offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to UCCS

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UCCS, take Interstate 25 to Colorado Springs, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Colorado Springs Airport airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Colorado you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UCCS's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UCCS Students

53%

Women

47%

Men

77%

Full Time

23%

Part Time

88%

In State

12%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

62%

20%

8%

4%

4%

1%

1%

0.32%

0.23%

Undergraduate Students

10,119

Graduate Students

1,992

Non-Resident / International Students

79

UCCS Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

12,111

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

90%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,540

Out-of-State

$20,636

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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