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University of Northern Colorado Student Life

University of Northern Colorado is on a 237-acre campus in a suburban setting in Greeley, Colorado, not far from Denver. There are many activities and organizations for University of Northern Colorado students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Northern Colorado also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Northern Colorado has a thriving Fraternities and Sororities. In fact, more students participate in Fraternities and Sororities than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Northern Colorado include Club Sports, Campus Religious/Spiritual Organizations, Academic Clubs and Services Clubs.

University of Northern Colorado students' favorite campus events are Homecoming, Spring Concert and Welcome Week.

Does University of Northern Colorado Offer Student Housing?

University of Northern Colorado offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Northern Colorado students live off campus. In 2021, 29% of undergrads at University of Northern Colorado lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 71% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Northern Colorado. There are 3,448 spots available in on-campus housing for all 8,494 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,815 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 60% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Northern Colorado offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of Northern Colorado Athletics

At University of Northern Colorado 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 University of Northern Colorado:

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

Is University of Northern Colorado 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 Northern Colorado is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Northern Colorado campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Northern Colorado 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 University of Northern Colorado

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 University of Northern Colorado, take Interstate 25 to Greeley, CO. If you need to fly, book your flight to Denver International 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.

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University of Northern Colorado Students

67%

Women

33%

Men

79%

Full Time

21%

Part Time

86%

In State

14%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

64%

23%

5%

4%

2%

1%

1%

0.27%

0.21%

Undergraduate Students

8,494

Graduate Students

2,966

Non-Resident / International Students

71

University of Northern Colorado Campus Services

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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

11,460

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

88%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,154

Out-of-State

$22,284

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 1
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