UCCS Global Quick Facts

2015/2016 Academic Year

  • 2 UCCS faculty received Fulbright Scholarships in the 2015/2016 Academic Year (Dr. Geoffrey Ashton in India for Philosophy, and Dr. Kirk Samelson in Germany for Law/Environmental Law).
  • UCCS hosted 15 visiting scholars in the 2015/2016 Academic year. Two of these visiting scholars, from Sri Lanka and Russia, were on Fulbright Scholarships.
  • 264 total international students from 46 countries (graduate=124  / undergraduate=100 / IEP=14 / Exchange/Other=26 ) - Fall 2016.
  • 80 UCCS students abroad in 17 different countries for service learning, internships, and education abroad in 2015-2016. This is a 14% increase from the 2014-2015 Academic Year. 
  • International students contributed $378.3 million to the Colorado economy and UCCS international students contributed $9.5 million to the local Colorado Springs economy (2015-2016 Open Doors Report at www.nafsa.org/economicvalue).