University of Colorado Colorado Springs: College of Business


Admission Requirements

Admission to the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program is competitive, and we have a limited number of slots each year for highly qualified freshmen and transfer students.  We limit incoming students to a maximum of 45 so that we can create a strong program that is still small enough to allow students to receive individual attention. Typical ranges for students admitted into our program are:

-          GPA -  Freshman: 3.0 and above, Transfer: 2.7 and above

-          Math - ACT:  19+ or SAT:  470+

-          English - ACT:  18+ or SAT:  440+

-          High School Class Ranks - top 30%

-          A golf handicap (index score) of 12 or less

We encourage interested applicants to strengthentheir admissions candidacy by completing all minimum academic preparation standards (MAPS) and taking college preparatory coursework, including advanced placement or International Baccalaureate coursework, if available.

A variety of factors are considered in evaluating a candidates likelihood of success in our program. If you have any questions about the strength of your candidacy, please don't hesitate to contact us.

PGA Golf Management students standing on the steps of Dwire Hall

Important note: Admission to the UCCS PGA Golf Management program is a two-step process. You must apply for admission to both UCCS and the PGA Golf Management Program.

Click here to begin the UCCS application process. During that process, you will be directed to complete the PGA Golf Management supplemental application.

We pledge to consider your application with care.  Our admission decision is based on your: 

  • High school or transfer GPA
  • Standardized test scores (ACT or SAT)
  • College preparatory courses described in the UCCS Viewbook
  • A playing handicap or GHIN index not greater than 12.0, verified by an official card or the signature of a coach or PGA member


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