We are excited that you are considering applying to UCCS! As you prepare your application, we know that there is a lot to keep in mind-from deadlines, to standardized tests, to understanding what we're looking for from our applicants. You'll find the answers to the most common questions here, but know that the entire Admissions team is ready to help. If you have questions along the way, connect with your Admissions Counselor.
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Required Materials for a Complete Application
International undergraduate applicants are foreign students studying in the U.S. under a valid visa and are not residents of U.S. territories and are applying to an undergraduate program for a Bachelor's degree.
To be reviewed for admission to UCCS, prospective international students must submit all of the following:
International Freshman Online Application
Non-refundable application fee (online or mail)
Official high school transcripts certified and translated to English (final three years)
Proof of English proficiency: IELTS or TOEFL with acceptable passing score
TOEFL: Students must receive a minimum score of 75 on the iBT within the past two years (UCCS code: 4874)
IELTS: Students must receive a minimum score of 6.0 within the past two years
ACT or SAT scores, if you have taken these tests
ACT/Compass Exam: UCCS Intensive English Program students must receive a minimum score of 270
Undergraduate applicants applying to UCCS whose native language is not English must demonstrate their English language proficiency before they can be fully admitted to the university.
Applicants with any foreign post-secondary course work are required to submit a course-by-course foreign degree evaluation by a NACES member to be considered to receive transfer credits at UCCS.
UCCS offers rolling admission with Preferred Action Dates listed above.
Preferred Application Date: TBD
FAFSA Opens: TBD
Housing Application Opens: TBD
First Day of Classes: TBD
Preferred Application Date: December 1
FAFSA Opens: Available now
Housing Application Opens: Available now
First Day of Classes: January 17
Preferred Application Date: May 1
FAFSA Opens: October 1
Housing Application Open: December 1
Orientation/Registration: March 1
Freshman Startup Day: August 17
First Day of Classes: August 21