UCCS at A Glance
Quick Facts about UCCS
UCCS at a Glance
UCCS is home to more than 12,000 driven students, more than 800 experienced faculty members, and more than 800 devoted staff members. On our awe-inspiring campus, we focus on providing an academically excellent environment at a value to students across the United States, and more than 80 nations.
The experience our students gain at UCCS provides an incredible service to our community of Colorado Springs and the greater southern Colorado region as a whole, with UCCS contributing about $600 million each year in economic impact in El Paso County alone.
SUCCESS AT UCCS
To finance their educations, UCCS students borrow an average of $16,854, which is one-third less than the national average.
About one-third of UCCS undergrads come from families considered low-income.
About half of all UCCS freshmen earn degrees in six years.
UCCS students come from all 50 states and 82 different nations.
Our graduates repay their federal student loans. Their default rate is consistently less than the national average.
Our graduates are committed to Colorado, with more than 65 percent living in the state post-graduation.