University of Colorado at Colorado Springs: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS H-12
State-supported, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Founded 1965. Setting: 400-acre suburban campus with easy access to Denver. Endowment: $14.7 million. Research spending 2003-04: $2.2 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4512 per student. Total enrollment: 7,629. Faculty: 423 (273 full-time, 150 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 17:1. 3,010 applied, 69% were admitted. 13% from top 10% of their high school class, 48% from top quarter, 74% from top half. Full-time: 4,699 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 1,306 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 44 states and territories, 26 other countries, 7% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 9% Hispanic, 4% black, 5% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 10% live on campus. Retention: 63% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; social sciences and history; psychology. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. ROTC: Army.
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript, SAT or ACT. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 7/1. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $50. State resident tuition: $3286 full-time, $162 per credit hour part-time. Nonresident tuition: $15,264 full-time, $832 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $820 full-time, $410 per term part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program and student level. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to program and student level. College room and board: $6729. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 55 open to all; local fraternities, local sororities; 1% of women are members. Most popular organizations: Business Club, Ski Club, United Students of Color, Psychology Club. Major annual events: Welcome Back Week, Casino Night, Comedy Night. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, student patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 600 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Kraemer Family Library with 391,638 books, 642,082 microform titles, 2,201 serials, 5,229 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $2 million. 250 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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