University of Northern Colorado (UNCO)

Greeley, CO

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University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado Student Essentials

University of Northern Colorado Student Essentials
Region: Rockies
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Public
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bears
Nickname: UNC
Website: www.unco.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $6,514
Out-of-State Tuition: $17,788
Retention Rate: 67%
Enrollment: 15,860
Year Established: 1890

About UNCO

A mid-sized university, University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colorado offers rich academics and other opportunities, while still offering the individual attention of a smaller educational community.

Known for its competitive and numerous academic offerings, UNC grants around 200 undergraduate and graduate degrees through five colleges. Many of its programs have received some form of recognition, such as its award-winning Theatre Arts program and its Music program.

The School of Business has also received awards and honors, and the Education division has been honored for its innovative Hispanic education program.

In addition to classroom study, UNC provides research and internship opportunities. Other opportunities at UNC include numerous cultural and recreational activities. Home to performing arts events, over 150 student clubs and organizations, and campus centers such as the Cesar Chavez Cultural Center, UNC’s student life is brimming with life.

Student life offerings provide excursions into nature or nights in town. With a number of hiking, biking and rock-climbing routes, as well as lots of coffee shops, theatres and restaurants the town also offers a vibrant experience.

However, students at UNC never feel shuffled around, lost or like they’re just a number. Professors are highly accessible and are known for their dedication and individual work with students.

Small learning communities also give students the sense of a personalized environment in which to study and make connections Student service counselors at UNC also help personalize the UNC experience, offering individual academic and career counseling based on each student’s goals, talents and needs.

Many students live in campus dorms so that they may have the full UNC experience. The full range of financial aid options are also available to eligible students and include loans, grants, fellowships and scholarships.

UNCO Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 3 Reviews

100% of students gave University of Northern Colorado 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Overall Rating

I love this school I can not wait to start. I loved the people they were very open and friendly. I like the music program. I like the psychology program I can get my masters in five years. I like all the things that you can do at the school.


UNCO Map & Location

University of Northern Colorado
Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639


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Getting Around UNCO

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Greeley, CO

Winter
Dec
45
17
Jan
46
17
Feb
50
20
Spring
Mar
60
28
Apr
68
35
May
77
45
Summer
Jun
87
53
Jul
94
59
Aug
91
57
Fall
Sep
83
48
Oct
70
36
Nov
55
25

UNCO Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 11,895
Freshman Class 2,218
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 15,860

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 13%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 61%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 20%
Latino 13%
African American 4%
Caucasian 61%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 20%

Undergraduate 75%
Graduate 25%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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