You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: EVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $5,835
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $6,300
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
UCCS is one of 4 campuses in the U of Colorado system and emphasizes a broad range of programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, nursing, education, and public affairs. We offer a vibrant cultural life and immediate access to numerous recreational opportunities including river rafting, hiking, golf, horseback riding, mountain biking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, and hot air ballooning. Colorado Springs is home to more than 20 national and international sports organizations, including the headquarters of the US Olympic Training Center.
Campus Location - UCCS is located 57 miles south of Denver, and 30 miles north of Pueblo. We are located less than 2 hours from the closest ski resort - Monarch Mountain, and a little over 2 hours from Breckenridge and Aspen.
Helpful Information - Over the past 5 years, UCCS has seen tremendous growth. Dwire is renovated for our Business/Languages/Criminal Justice student - new Campus Rec Center - expanded learning facilities for Biol. & Engineering - new Events Center for Mountain Lion athletic games and events - renovated and rededicated Cent. Hall for Chem, Anthro, and Geography/Environmental Studies. We've also created new spaces on campus for students to spend time relaxing, reading or enjoying moments with friends.
College of Nursing and the College of Education are CLOSED to NSE students (Plan A or B). College of Business: VERY LIMITED number of courses available to NSE students under Plan B. OPEN for Plan A. Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for a listing of courses. College of Engineering: CLOSED for all Plan B students. To take upper division Health Science courses, you must come on A.Notable Academic Programs
Anthropology: Anthropology, Ethnic Studies
Area Studies: European Studies, Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Japanse Studies (minor)
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art History, Fine Art, Media Arts, Sculpture, Studio Art, Theater Art, Visual Arts
Athletics: Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Sports Management/Administration
Biological Sciences: Applied Biology, Bioinformatics, Biology/Life Science, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Human Biology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Biosciences
Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Operation Management, Human Resource Management, Law and Public Policy, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing Communication, Organizational Studies, Public Administration
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry
Communications: American Sign Language, Communication, Film, Integrated Marketing, Media News, Organizational Communication, Radio and Television Studies, Sound Design, Speech/Rhetoric/Public Address, Writing/Editing
Computer Science: Computer Game Design, System Administration
Criminal Justice: Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Science, Law Enforcement/Police Sciences, Legal Studies
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Earth Science, Geology, Geosciences, Physical Sciences, Science
Economics: Applied Economics, Economics
Education: Curriculum/ Instruction Supervision, Early Childhood, English, French, Junior High/Middle School, Language and Literacy, Mathematics, Music, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching and Learning
Engineering: Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering, Engineering Physics, Mechanical Engineering
English: Business Writing, Classical Studies, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Literature, Professional Writing, Rhetoric, Technical Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Ecology, Energy/Environmental Policy, Environmental Geology, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources/Science/Management, Population Dynamics, Resource Recreation Management, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Ecology
Food Science: Nutrition
Foreign Language: American Sign Language, Arabic (some courses), Chinese (some courses), English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Japanese, Language and Culture, Languages, Spanish
General Studies: Arts and Science, Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Humanities, Individualized Degree Program, Individualized Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Leadership Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Geography and Urban Studies: Applied Geography, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Spatial Geographic Information Science
Health and Safety Sciences: Cardio-Respiratory Care Science, Community Health, Dental Hygiene, Emergency Administration and Planning, Emergency Medical Care, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Gerontology, Health Science, Health Services/Hospital Administration and Management, Kinesiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Mental Health, Nursing, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Wellness, Wellness and Alternative Medicine
Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management
Industrial Studies: Industrial Arts, Industrial Biotechnology, Industrial Chemistry
Information Studies: Computer Applications, Computer Information Systems, Computer Mathematics, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computer Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, Information Technology
International Studies: International Studies
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics
Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Museum Studies: Museum Studies
Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Jazz Composition, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Performance, Music Theater, Music/Jazz Studies, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy, Religion, Religious Studies
Physics: Applied Physics, Astrophysics, Chemical Physics, Energy Studies, Geophysics, Health Physics, Physics
Political Science: American Political Science, Government, International Affairs/Relations, International Studies, Political Economy, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs, Public Policy Studies
Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional, Pharmacy Pre-Professional, Veterinary Medicine Pre-Professional
Psychology: Behavioral Science, Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies, Child Psychology, Counseling, Human Development, Psychology, Psychology Technology
Recreation: Non-Profit Programs Management, Professional Golf Management, Professional Golf Management
Sociology/Social Work: Applied Behavior Analysis, Applied Sociology, Community Services, Gender Studies, Social Science, Social Service, Social Work, Sociology, Women and Gender Studies, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Educational Interpreting
Technology: Biological Technology, Chemical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering Technology, Computer Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electro-Mechanical Design Engineering Technology, Electronics Engineering Technology, Electronics Technology, Emergency Administration and Planning, Engineering Technology, Information Technology, Instructional Technology, Robotics Technology, Sports Technology, Veterinary Technology
Theater: Performance and Directing
Figures are current as of 6/30/2017.
Important Notes: Tuition is based on instate tuition with no COF (College Opportunity Fund). ALL INCOMING NSE Students are required to attend the FREE mandatory NSE orientation. It is always the Saturday before the Fall or Spring semester classes begin from 10am to noon.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to eligible incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
Please contact housing directly for information on room and board options. http://www.uccs.edu/residence/accommodations.html On Campus Housing is not required at UCCS.
Meal Plans Per Semester
Meal Plans are included/built in the housing price. Please contact housing directly for information on meal plan options. http://www.uccs.edu/diningservices/meal-plans.html