University of Northern Colorado


With our rich history, dedicated faculty, active students and Division I athletic teams, we're large enough to provide true university opportunities and small enough to treat students as individuals - it's a place where you can stand out, not just fit in.

• Programs: over 100 undergraduate programs and more than 100 graduate programs
• Students represented: 50 U.S. states and 28 countries
• Undergraduate Student population: 62% female, 38% male, 21% minorities, 34% First generation
• Placement rate: Typically, 96% of undergraduates are employed or attending graduate school one year after graduating
• Fall 2011 enrollment: 10,231 undergraduate and 2,368 graduate students
• Faculty: 438 full-time; 37 part-time
• Exceptional leadership from the Governor-appointed Board of Trustees, President Kay Norton and four Vice Presidents
• Location: Northern Colorado in the beautiful, friendly community of Greeley
• Founded: 1889 Students take the lead in creating a lively, comfortable and fun atmosphere on campus.
• Enjoy top-notch entertainers for student-designed events.
• Take in award-winning student theater, music and dance performances.
• Enjoy events and make cultural connections through the César Chávez Cultural Center, Marcus Garvey Cultural Center, Asian/Pacific American Student Services and Native American Student Services.
• Find friends exploring 150 different campus clubs and organizations - everything from music to politics, hobbies to sports.
• Get physical at the free campus recreation center.
• Explore numerous running, biking and rollerblading paths in the area.
• Check out 39 public parks plus shopping, coffee houses, art galleries, movie theaters and exciting nightlife.
• Discover hiking, biking, rock climbing, and world-class snowboarding and downhill skiing nearby in the Rocky Mountains

How much would I save with WUE?
Resident tuition:$8274
Nonresident tuition:$17568
WUE rate (Resident x 150%):$12411
WUE Savings:$5157

Important: The rates shown are taken from WICHE's Annual Tuition and Fees Report for AY2014 - 15 and do not include fees. Actual tuition rates may vary. These rates assume 30 credit hours per year. We strongly encourage you to verify these rates with the admissions office where you want to enroll.

This institution offers the WUE rate to transfer students.

The WUE tuition rate applies to the majors listed below. If the major is not listed here, it is not eligible for the WUE rate:

Program Name   Degree Type(s)    
Accounting   BS    
Africana Studies   BA    
American Sign Language-English Interpretation   BA    
Anthropology   BA    
Applied Mathematical Sciences   BS    
Art Teacher Education   BA    
Asian Studies/Civilization   BA    
Astronomy   BS    
Athletic Training   BS    
Audiology and Speech Language Sciences   BS    
Biochemistry   BS    
Biological Sciences   BS    
Biology Teacher Education   BS    
Biomedical Sciences, General   BS    
Business Administration   BS    
Business/Commerce, General   BS    
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology   BS    
Chemistry   BS    
Chemistry Teacher Education   BS    
Chemistry, Other   BS    
Communication and Media Studies, Other   BA    
Communication Studies   BA    
Communication Studies/SpeechCommRhetoric   BA    
Community Health   BS    
Composition   BA    
Computer and Information Sciences, General   BS    
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other   BA    
Counseling Psychology   No Degree   Does Not Accept WUE Transfers 
Criminal Justice   BA    
Design and Visual Communications, General   BA    
Dietetics   BS    
Early Childhood Education and Teaching   BA    
Earth Sciences   BS    
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other   BS    
Economics   BA    
Elementary Education (Interdisciplinary Studies- Liberal Arts)   BA    
Engineering Physics   BS    
English   BA    
English/Language Arts Teacher Education (Secondary)   BA    
Ethics and Public Policy   BA    
Family Studies   BA    
Finance, General   BS    
Fine/Studio Arts, General   BA    
Foreign Language   BA    
Forensic Science and Technology   BS    
French (Liberal Arts and Secondarty Teaching)   BA    
General Studies   BA, BS    
Geography   BA    
Geography (Liberal Arts) (Secondary Teaching)   BA    
German (Liberal Arts and Seconday Teaching)   BA    
Gerontology   BS    
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General   BS    
History (Liberal Arts) (Secondary Teaching)   BA    
Human Services   BS    
Human Services, General   BS    
Interdisciplinary Studies   BA    
Interdisciplinary Studies (Early Childhood Education) (Student Designed Major) (Liberal Arts- Elementary Education)   BA    
International Studies   BA    
Jazz Studies Instrumental   BA    
Journalism   BA    
Management Science, General   BS    
Marketing, Other   BS    
Mathematical Physics   BS    
Mathematics   BS    
Mathematics (Liberal Arts)   BS    
Mathematics Teacher Education   BA    
Meteorology   BS    
Mexican American Studies   BA    
Multicultural Education   BA    
Music (Liberal Arts)   BA    
Music Education   BA    
Musical Theatre   BA    
Nursing   BS    
Nutrition Sciences   BS    
Philosophy   BA    
Physical Education (Liberal Studies) (K-12 Teaching)   BS    
Physics Teacher Education   BA    
Piano   BA    
Political Science   BA    
Pre-Engineering   No Degree    
Pre-Law   No Degree    
Psychology   BA    
Public Relations and Advertising Media   BA    
Recreation   BS    
Recreation and Tourism   BS    
Rehabilitative Services   BS    
Social Science   BA    
Social Sciences (Liberal Arts) Social Studies (Secondary Teaching)   BA    
Sociology (Applied Sociology) (Social Issues)   BA    
Software Engineering   BS    
Spanish (Liberal Arts)   BA    
Spanish Language Teacher Education   BA    
Special Education (Liberal Arts)   BA    
Sport and Exercise Science   BS    
Sustainability Studies   BA    
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels   BS    
Telecommunications   BA    
Theatre Arts   BA    
Theatre Arts (Acting, Design Technology, Theatre Studies) (Secondary Teaching)   BA    
Visual Arts   BA    

Enrollment Information

Your application to the University is your application to receive WUE. Based on an applicants state of residency the WUE tuition classification will be applied by the Office of Admissions.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
University of Northern Colorado
Campus Box 10
Greeley, CO80639
Phone: (970) 351-2881/(888) 700-4UNC

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