University of Colorado Colorado Springs

UCCS 50th Anniversary
UCCS Classrom

Inspirational faculty

Faculty are focused on students’ success in their academic, professional, and personal lives.

UCCS Classroom

State-of-the-art labs and facilities

Graduate student Kayla Allen and Luis Lowe work on a new, high performance liquid chromatography instrument coupled with a tandem mass spectrometer, purchased with funds awarded by the National Science Foundation and Shimadzu Corporation to support collaborations between UCCS, Colorado College, and the El Paso County Coroner’s Office.

UCCS Student and Teacher

More than 300 days of sunshine

The Colorado altitude and proximity to the mountains makes for a great climate, year-round.


Achieve your goals. Reach higher.

UCCS provides students with academically rigorous and life-enriching experiences in a vibrant university community.

UCCS Clubs

Engaging student life

UCCS hosts 170 clubs and organizations, including the Student Government Association, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Club, the Japanese Language Club, the Scribe student newspaper, the Local Food Club and the Longboarding Club, to name a few.

UCCS Athlete

14 NCAA Division II athletic teams and 8 club teams

Heather Bates, the 2014 RMAC Freshman of the Year, is one of 59 All-Americans in UCCS history.

Roaring Fork

Amazing location

Students’ experiences living and dining in the new Village at Alpine Valley are enhanced by sweeping views of the nearby mountains.


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