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University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

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About This Campus

The University of Northern Colorado is located 1 hour from Rocky Mountain National Park and 1 hour from Denver, Colorado. It offers high quality programs in Education, Business,Sport and Exercise Science, and the Performing Arts. It is a student-centered university where it is easy to make personal connections with faculty, staff, and students. Students have the opportunity to get involved with 100's of campus organizations. UNC provides an outdoor pursuits program enabling students to rent outdoor equipment for free, participate in camping, hiking, rafting, or kayaking trips within the region, or check out bicycles for use on campus.

Location Information

Located in Northern Colorado's Front Range, the University of Northern Colorado provides easy access to both city life and outdoor pursuits. Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins are all only an hour away if you're in the mood for live music, shows, dining or shopping. Head to one of our national parks for skiing/snowboarding, hiking, rafting, camping, rock climbing and more.

2019/2020 Placement

Campus Is Currently Not Accepting Students

2020/2021 Placement

Campus Is Currently Not Accepting Students
Learn more about Chance of Placement
and choosing alternate options.

Fast Facts

Location | Greeley
Population | 103,990
Enrollment | 12,260
Language | English
Calendar | Semester
Canada | Home (B)
Term Dates
Fall | 08/20-12/07
Spring | 01/07-05/03

Campus Diversity

White | 61%
Black | 4%
Hispanic/Latino | 16%
Asian | 2%
Native/1st Nation | 2%
Hawaiian/P.I. | 2%
Two or more | 4%
Other | 9%
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-- Campus Catalog --

Registration Priority
  • According to class standing
Closed Programs
Nursing, Theatre, Visual Arts

Sports and Excercise Science

Notable Academic Programs

  • Educational Studies
  • Business
  • Sports Management/Administration

Unique Academic Programs

  • African Studies
  • American Sign Language
  • Chinese (some courses)
  • Criminal Justice

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: African Studies, Asian Studies, Chicano/Mexican American Studies, Chinese Studies (minor), Gender, Ethnicity and Multicultural Studies, Gerontology, Hispanic Studies, International Studies, Japanse Studies (minor), Mexican American Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Visual Arts

Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Fitness and Sports Science, Physical Education, Sports Management/Administration

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science, Cell Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Molecular Biology

Business: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Finance/Banking, Management, Marketing

Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Journalism, Mass Communication

Consumer and Family Studies: Family Studies

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Science

Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Earth Science, Geology, Meteorology, Science

Economics: Economics

Education: Bilingual, Early Childhood, Educational Administration and Supervision, Elementary Education, English, French, Junior High/Middle School, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Reading, Science, Secondary Education, Social Science Education, Spanish, Special Education, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL), Theatre Education

English: English

Environmental Studies: Environmental Sciences, Sustainability Studies

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: Chinese, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Japanese (some courses), Spanish

General Studies: Gender Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

Geography and Urban Studies: Geographic Information Sciences & Emergency Management, Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Nursing

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Tourism Management

Information Studies: Computer Information Systems

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Military Sciences: Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theater, Theater Education

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Ethics, Philosophy

Physics: Physics

Political Science: International Studies, Political Science

Pre-Professional : Law Pre-Professional, Medicine Pre-Professional

Psychology: Psychology

Recreation: Recreation

Sociology/Social Work: Applied Sociology, Human Services, Social Science, Sociology

Speech Pathology and Audiology: Deaf Studies, Speech Pathology and Audiology


Quick Links GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • 2.5 GPA
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of N/A paper, N/A computer or 70.00 Internet
  • IELTS: must have a score of 6.00
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B

Tuition / Fees

-- Campus Budget --
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Home Payment (Plan B) Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Home Payment (Plan B) students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Home Payment (Plan B): 15 ($275 per additional hour)
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 05/22/18.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit $200 Year Plan B Mandatory
Health Insurance $1265 Semester Plan B Optional
Parking Fee $285 Year Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $1,290 per semester.

Financial Aid

Home Payment (Plan B)
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Payment Plan, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.

Room / Meals

Figures are current as of 05/22/18

On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • 28% living on campus
  • Double: $5600 (includes meals)
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Approximate monthly cost: $600
  • Proximity to campus: .25 miles
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Notes About Housing
We have several on-campus housing options available for NSE students.

Meal Plans Per Semester

  • Meal purchase is not required for on campus living.
  • $3110 declining balance plan.
  • $2745 per semester for 19 meals per week.
  • $2620 per semester for 14 meals per week.
  • $2477 per semester for 10 meals per week.
Notes About Meal Plans
Lawrenson Hall does not require a meal plan, but all other residence halls require NSE students to hold a meal plan of some sort.

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.
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