Frequently Asked Questions

General Transfer Questions

What all do I need to apply at UCCS as a transfer student?

- You will need to fill out an application https://www.uccsadmissions.org/transfer/
- Submit Official transcripts of previous college coursework

- $50.00 application fee
- Official High School Transcript or GED
- ACT/SAT scores (if you have less than 13 transferrable credits completed)

*Please note that essays or letters of recommendation are not required for admissions, but are accepted to help your application for admission.

When should I apply?

- UCCS has rolling admissions meaning there is no deadline to apply. Our applications are good for a year so this means you can apply up to a year in advance. The earlier you apply the sooner you have access to your student portal and official transcript evaluation! Please be aware of other deadlines for scholarships, FAFSA, and housing.

How much is tuition?

- Visit this link for more information: http://www.uccs.edu/futurestudents/costs.html

- You can also calculate your bill here: http://www.uccs.edu/~bursar/pages/estimate.shtml

Do I have to attend an orientation?

- Yes. This is when you learn important information about the school and register for classes. You will also have the opportunity to meet with an academic advisor to see how your credits applied to your degree and what courses you have left to take. Register for orientation here: http://www.uccs.edu/orientation/transfer-orientation.html

What scholarships are available to transfer students?

- For information about scholarships, visit our website: http://finaidse.uccs.edu/  Scholarship vary, but are typically open for application from Dec 1st to March 1st. Please view individual scholarships for exact deadlines.

Can I take a tour of UCCS?

- Yes. Touring campus is a great way to get a feel for the University and also to get a student perspective of what UCCS is all about. Schedule a tour here: http://www.uccs.edu/~visit/tour-request.html

Out of State Students

I am from out of state and I want to transfer to UCCS, how will my credits transfer?

- You can receive an official transcript review within a week of being accepted to UCCS. Just go to www.uccs.edu/apply to apply. The transcript review will tell you exactly which courses transfer and how your individual courses apply to your degree. As a newly accepted student, you will also attend transfer orientation and meet with your academic advisor.  They will provide the official credit evaluation and chart a degree plan towards graduation.

- As long as your previous college classes are not remedial/technical courses, they are from a regionally accredited institution and if you have a "C" or higher, your courses should transfer.

What are the majors and minors offered at UCCS?

- To review the majors and minors offered at UCCS, visit this website: http://www.uccs.edu/ssc/programs.html

How much does tuition cost at UCCS as an out of state student?

- Visit this website for more information on tuition costs:
http://www.uccs.edu/futurestudents/costs.html

How do I receive in-state tuition?

- For more information about how to receive in-state tuition rates, visit:
http://www.uccs.edu/admrec/tuition.html

 

Four Year In-State Transfer Students

I want to transfer to UCCS from another university, which credits will transfer?

- You can receive an official transcript review within a week of being accepted to UCCS. Just go to www.uccs.edu/apply to apply. The transcript review will tell you exactly which courses transfer and how your individual courses apply to your degree. As a newly accepted student, you will also attend transfer orientation and meet with your academic advisor.  They will provide the official credit evaluation and chart a degree plan towards graduation.

- As long as your previous college classes are not remedial/technical courses, they are from an accredited institution and if you have a "C" or higher, your courses should transfer.

Do I fill out a special application to apply at UCCS?

- You want to fill out the transfer application. The online application is found here:
https://www.uccsadmissions.org/transfer/

Colorado Community College Transfer Students

How do I know which courses I can take at my community college before I transfer to UCCS?

- If you are going to a community college within Colorado, take a look at our best choices guides found here: http://www.uccs.edu/transfer/general-information/colorado-community-college-students/pikes-peak-community-college/ppcc-best-choices-guides.html

- This gives you a list of all the courses you can take that will transfer directly to your specific degree at UCCS. If you have questions, call 719-255-3084.

I am in the 60 + 60 transfer program; will all of my courses transfer?

- Take a look at the course equivalency list found here: http://www.uccs.edu/Documents/transferstudents/CCCS/2011-12%20CC%20%20Tr%20MASTER%20List.pdf

- This is a combined list from all fifteen of Colorado's community/junior colleges Any transfer course from any of the institutions will transfer and be equated as indicated, provided the transfer course has an acceptable grade.