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Are you ready to REACH HIGHER? By clicking on the sections below, you will learn about how we look at candidates for admission to UCCS. Questions on your status? Contact us via email or call 719-255-3084.

Freshman Students

Students attending UCCS upon graduating from high school (regardless of number of college credits earned while in high school), or students who attended another college after high school but earned fewer than 13 hours of college credit.

Transfer Students

Students who are a high school graduate, or have earned a high school equivalency, and have 13 or more college credits after high school (not including college credit earned while in high school).

Graduate Students

Graduate students are those who have already completed a Bachelor's Degree and are pursuing a Master's, Doctoral, Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Non-Degree program.

UCCSConnect - Online

UCCS offers 5 undergraduate degrees, 12 Master’s degrees, a Doctorate of Nursing Practice, and a variety of Graduate Certificates in a convenient online setting.

International Students

Undergraduate foreign students studying in the U.S. under a valid visa and are not residents of U.S. territories (International Graduate students should submit the Graduate Student application).

Academic Outreach

Academic Outreach/Extended Studies programs provide non-traditional educational opportunities for high school students, professionals and life-long learners.

Non-Degree Seeking

Non-degree seeking students are students who wish to take courses at UCCS but are not planning on completing a degree with UCCS.  Includes High School Concurrent enrollment.

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs, located on Austin Bluffs Parkway in Colorado Springs, is one of the fastest-growing universities in Colorado. The University offers 45 bachelor's, 22 master's and five doctoral degrees. UCCS enrolls approximately 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Approximately 5,000 students are participating in programs and instructions offered through our online and academic outreach efforts.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act require that crime statistics for UCCS be made available to applicants upon request. The University of Colorado's Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, emergency notification processes, fire and other safety information. You may obtain both new and archived information by clicking here.
To request a printed copy of the report, send your request to or call (719) 255-3288.