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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Computer Science Programs

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is a public institution located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

73 Undergraduate Degrees
13 Graduate Degrees
$33,900 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
93% Acceptance Rate

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UCCS has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#48 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual
#73 Best Computer & Information Sciences Colleges for Veterans College Factual

Where Is University of Colorado at Colorado Springs?

Location of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Contact details for UCCS are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone: 719-255-3000
Website: https://www.uccs.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/UCCS/243117181362
Twitter: http://twitter.com/uccs

How Do I Get Into UCCS?

You can apply to UCCS online at: https://www.uccs.edu/admissionsenrollment/apply-uccs-today

Admission Requirements for UCCS

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank considered but not required
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program considered but not required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCCS?

93% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
16% Submit SAT Scores
UCCS has the high acceptance rate of 93%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 91%, and the acceptance rate for women is 94%.

Average Test Scores

About 16% of students accepted to UCCS submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 530 and 630. Math scores were between 510 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  ( 530 to 630 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  ( 510 to 620 )
200
800
UCCS received ACT scores from 92% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 25. Math scores were between 19 and 26. Composite scores were between 21 and 26.

ACT English Scores for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  ( 20 to 25 )
1
36
ACT Math Scores for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  ( 19 to 26 )
1
36
ACT Composite Scores for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs  ( 21 to 26 )
1
36

Can I Afford University of Colorado at Colorado Springs?

$33,900 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCCS is $33,900. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UCCS, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $6,314 a year. That adds up to $25,256 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCCS is 5.1%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Undergraduate Student Diversity

8,168 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 10,706 undergraduate students at UCCS, with 8,168 being full-time and 2,538 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UCCS

There are also 2,101 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 8,168 full-time undergraduates at UCCS, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UCCS

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Colorado at Colorado Springs students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UCCS Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 269
Black or African American 327
Hispanic or Latino 1,560
White 5,126
International Students 90
Other Races/Ethnicities 796

Geographic Diversity

Colorado students aren't the only ones who study at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. At this time, 40 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 55 countries are represented at UCCS. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and Mexico.

Online Learning at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

1,383 Took All Classes Online
4,627 Took At Least One Class Online
8.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 6 bachelor’s degree and 7 master’s degree programs available online at UCCS. In 2017-2018, 4,627 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UCCS has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of UCCS

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was 8.8%. This is the #1,013 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UCCS regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Computer Science 50 13 63
Modeling, Virtual Environments & Simulation 14 0 14
Computer & IS Security 9 0 9
TOTAL 73 13 86

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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