UCCS at a Glance
From a small commuter campus, UCCS has grown into a respected Colorado university with 11,000+ students, 800 faculty, and 800 staff. We provide high-quality education and opportunities for students from the U.S. and 80+ nations.
UCCS contributes to the local Colorado Springs community as well. Our students and staff contribute about $600 million each year in economic impact in El Paso County alone.
About Our Students
- UCCS students borrow $16,854 on average - 1/3rd less than the national average.
- Over 30% of UCCS undergraduate students come from low-income families.
- Half of UCCS freshmen earn degrees in six years. Students come from all 50 states and 82 nations.
- Graduates have a federal student loan default rate below the national average and 65% stay in Colorado.
About the UCCS Community
Over 2,400 Degrees Awarded Annually
UCCS is a Colorado university dedicated to empowering our future thinkers, innovators, and leaders. We confer over 2,400 degrees every year.
Degrees & Programs
Our undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to ensure that our students are prepared for the challenges ahead. We provide the skills needed to prepare our graduates to get real careers in real fields. Our undergraduate degree programs span six different schools and colleges.
These programs include nursing, business, education, engineering, public affairs, arts, and sciences degrees. We also have master’s and doctoral degrees, taught by experienced staff with in-depth experience and knowledge.