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Colleges / University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate92%

About University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado is a public, state university in the suburb of Greeley, Colorado. University of Northern Colorado was founded in 1890. The university enrolls around 10,348 students per year, including 7,357 undergrad students.

University of Northern Colorado Acceptance Rate

It is moderately difficult to get into University of Northern Colorado. In 2022, University of Northern Colorado accepted 92% of applicants. In 2022, 10,103 students applied to University of Northern Colorado and 9,252 were admitted.

University of Northern Colorado Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 92%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.5
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 29%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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University of Northern Colorado is located in the town of Greeley, Colorado, in the suburbs of Denver.

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College Info

501 20 St. Greeley, CO 80639

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of Northern Colorado Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Northern Colorado is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Northern Colorado is Aug 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Northern Colorado SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

980 - 1210


Math SAT Range

480 - 590


Reading SAT Range

490 - 620

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1210 and Above


980 to 1210


980 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of Northern Colorado students is 1096. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Northern Colorado, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Northern Colorado.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Northern Colorado is like? There are approximately 10,348 students enrolled at University of Northern Colorado, including 7,357 undergraduate students and 2,991 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from CO and 14% percent of students are from other states.


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