University of Northern Colorado

Acceptance Rate 91 %
SAT Average 1,085
Tuition & Fees $22,320
Student Population 13,437
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,408

Academic Overview

University of Northern Colorado is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Greeley, Colorado. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $10,062 for Colorado residents and $22,320 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 13,437 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 91% and the graduation rate is 52% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Northern Colorado varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $47,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Northern Colorado are $10,062 for Colorado residents and $22,320 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,955 for in-state students and $21,708 for out-of-state students.
University of Northern Colorado 2021 Tuition & Fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Northern Colorado. The acceptance rate of Northern Colorado is 91% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 52% and the transfer-out rate is 34%. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,408 and 73% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 13,437 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Northern Colorado is 91 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Northern Colorado is 52 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Northern Colorado is 34 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Northern Colorado is 72 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Northern Colorado is 13,437
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Northern Colorado is 17 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
17 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,408 at University of Northern Colorado.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

Northern Colorado offers 111 major programs through online and on-site education where 24 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree456
Master's Degree4615
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship203

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Northern Colorado offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,523)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,900)

Veterans Benefits

University of Northern Colorado has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges