Profiles

Profiles & Guidebooks:

Institutional Research provides data to the U.S. Department of Education and a variety of other organizations that compile profiles and guidebooks, such as the following:

Rankings:

NSF Higher Education Research & Development (HERD) Expenditures:

          #372 of 644 institutions; survey results are online:
          FY 2016 (HERD)
          FY 2017 (HERD)

The Chronicle's Great Colleges to Work For:

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          Teaching Environment for Faculty (2018)
          Tenure Clarity & Process for Faculty (2018)
          Compensation & Benefits (2018)
          Respect & Appreciation (2018)
          --> see more results for 2019 on our surveys page

Sustainability:

Campus Pride Index:

          4.5 out of 5 stars (2018)


Military:

          MSF Gold    2018 Best for Vets coin

US News & World Report (see the UCCS rankings at usnews.com):

  • As of the 2020 published rankings, UCCS is categorized among the national universities.
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    • 2020 Rankings:
    • #153 in Business Programs
      #153 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
      #265 in Top Performers on Social Mobility
      #293-381 in National Univerisites

    • 2019 Rankings:
    • 48th - West Regional University (2019)
    • 10th - West Public Regional University (2019)
      57th - Best Value West Regional Universities (2019)
    • 147th - Undergraduate Business Programs (2019)
    • 146th - Undergraduate Engineering (2019)

      2019 Online Programs:
      114th - Online Bachelor's Programs (2019)
      67th - Online Bachelor's Programs for Veterans (2019)
      90th - Online Graduate MBA (2019)
      49th - Online Graduate MBA for Veterans (2019)
      22nd - Online Graduate Criminal Justice (2019)
      12th - Online Graduate Criminal Justice for Veterans (2019)
      100th - Online Graduate Education (2019)
      72nd - Online Graduate Engineering (2019)
      59th - Online Graduate Nursing (2019)


Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings

  • 106th of 122 institutions in the West region and >600 overall (2020)
    #800th via student survey (2017)


Forbes' Top Colleges:

  • 101st in the West (2017)
  • 205th in Public Colleges (2017)
  • 573rd Top Colleges (2017)