University of Colorado Colorado Springs

University of Colorado Colorado Springs

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.

Academic Programs

  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Distance/online learning
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


UCCS is a rolling admissions university with key dates and an ideal timeline below.  After submitting your common application, please:

  • Pay the application fee (unless eligible for a waiver)
  • Submit your high school transcript
  • Submit any college/university transcripts for transfer evaluation
  • OPTIONAL - Submit ACT and/or SAT test scores
    • UCCS does not require ACT or SAT test scores, but we still encourage submission of scores if a students has completed these tests.

Additional Information

UCCS is a rolling admissions university so we do not have a technical admission deadline. However, only admitted students may gain access to important services such as the Scholarship Application and Housing Application. UCCS does NOT have an enrollment deposit or confirmation date.  Students can take as much time as needed to choose UCCS.
Preferred Admissions Timeline
September 1:     Application open for admission
October 1:          FAFSA available at for submission
December 1:      UCCS Scholarship Application available to admitted students
                           UCCS Housing Application open


Visit us

UCCS offers a number of ways to visit campus.  This site will show you our daily campus tours and special visit programs:
We also offer a virtual tour of UCCS found here:
Prospective students may also request to talk one-on-one with a current student by emailing

Want to connect with an Admissions Counselor? Copy and go to the URL to find a time that works for you:

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Admissions office

Visit us

School location

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918, United States of America

Phone number

(719) 255-3084