University of Colorado Colorado Springs Graduate Schools

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (referred to as UCCS) is a Public, 4 years school located in Colorado Springs, CO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Colorado Colorado Springs is $13,854 for Colorado residents and $25,584 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,092 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,380 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (referred to as UCCS) is a Public, 4 years school located in Colorado Springs, CO. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1970 - Current[Estimated Date]).
UCCS Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)
Address1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone719-255-3000
Webhttps://www.uccs.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uccs.edu/admissionsenrollment/apply-uccs-today
Financial Infohttps://www.uccs.edu/finaid.html
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Colorado Colorado Springs is $13,854 for Colorado residents and $25,584 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,092 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 12,380 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 75 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 28 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,584
$13,854 for Colorado Residents
Student Population2,092
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs75 graduate programs
(28 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Colorado Colorado Springs is $13,854 for Colorado residents and $25,584 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $711 for Colorado residents and $1,115 for out-of-state students.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)28 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Colorado Colorado Springs is $13,854 for Colorado residents and $25,584 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -0.74% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$10,351-$20,935-
2018-2019$13,206-$25,022-
2019-2020$13,912-$24,438-
2020-2021$13,918-$25,774-
2021-2022$13,854-$25,584-
The graduate school tuition & fees of UCCS is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in Colorado. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the Colorado graduate tuition is $19,977 (public) / $21,611 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Colorado Colorado Springs$13,854$25,584
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Colorado Graduate Schools$15,616$18,692
Public$11,869$19,977
Private$21,611
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,580 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,740. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,400$4,600$9,900$4,600
2018-2019$10,920$4,600$11,080$4,600
2019-2020$10,920$4,660$11,080$4,660
2020-2021$10,920$4,660$11,080$4,660
2021-2022$10,920$4,660$11,080$4,660
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $711 for Colorado residents and $1,115 for other students at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The graduate tuition per credit hour are decreased by -0.71% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$533$1,121
2018-2019$706$1,078
2019-2020$648$1,220
2020-2021$714$1,123
2021-2022$711$1,115

Graduate Programs at UCCS

University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers 58 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 579 students have completed their study at University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
Offered Degrees at University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree237527
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship6025
Doctor's degree - other216
Post Bachelor's Degree251616
Post Master's Degree215
Total5825579
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Colorado Colorado Springs by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Public Administration program with 14 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 101 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Engineering program with 15 completers.
University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers 58 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 579 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 527 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 5 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 10 completers-
Communication10-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Computer Science10-
Education [+] (2 completers) 158 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction44$41,400
Educational Leadership and Administration30$43,400
Special Education and Teaching18$38,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services66$40,800
Engineering [+] (1 completers) 40 completers-
Engineering26-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering9-
Mechanical Engineering5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 6 completers-
Applied Mathematics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 24 completers$32,000
Biological and Physical Sciences24$32,000
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 7 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science7-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology13-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration10-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 31 completers-
Public Administration31$43,500
Social Work0-
Social Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Geography (other)7-
Sociology10-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 74 completers-
Athletic Training/Trainer4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse70$88,000
Business [+] (1 completers) 111 completers-
Business Administration and Management101$64,000
Accounting10-
History [+] 16 completers-
History16-
Total527
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] 8 completers-
Educational Evaluation and Research8-
Engineering [+] 12 completers-
Engineering12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 4 completers-
Natural Sciences4-
Psychology [+] 1 completers-
Psychology1-
Total25
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse6-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Business Administration and Management0-
Total6
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented0-
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 7 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration0-
Securities Services Administration/Management3-
Homeland Security4-
0-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Public Administration2-
Social Sciences [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)0-
Business [+] 4 completers-
Operations Management and Supervision0-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management2-
Customer Service Management1-
Research and Development Management1-
Project Management0-
Business Administration, Management and Operations (other)0-
Accounting0-
Finance0-
International Business/Trade/Commerce0-
Marketing/Marketing Management0-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)0-
Total16
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse1-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing4-
Total5

Graduate Student Population at UCCS

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,092 students enrolled into University of Colorado Colorado Springs graduate schools where it has total 12,380 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 460 full-time and 1,632 part-time graduate students. By gender, 861 male and 1,231 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0928611,231
Full-time460159301
Part-tme1,632702930
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,419 White (67.83%), 92 Black/African American (4.40%), 256 Hispanic (12.24%), 70 Asian (3.35%), and 255 students with other races. 90 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0928611,231
American Indian/Native American853
Asian702842
Black/African American923953
Hispanic25691165
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander211
White1,419560859
Two More1164967
Un-Known392415
Non-resident Alien906426
University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 857 graduate students (40.97% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 359 graduate students (17.16% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,092
Enrolled Online Exclusively857
Enrolled Some Online Courses359
Not in Online Courses876
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Colorado Colorado Springs. 240 students are aged 20 to 24 (11.47% of total students), 186 students are aged above 50 (8.89%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,0928611,231
Age 20-211138
Age 22-2422986143
Age 25-29556218338
Age 30-34435192243
Age 35-39318144174
Age 40-49357136221
Age 50-6418178103
Over 64541

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