University of Northern Colorado Graduate Schools

University of Northern Colorado (referred to as Northern Colorado) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greeley, CO. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Northern Colorado is $13,366 for Colorado residents and $22,379 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,991 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,348 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Northern Colorado (referred to as Northern Colorado) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greeley, CO. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1916 - Current[Estimated Date]).
Northern Colorado Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Northern Colorado (Northern Colorado)
AddressCarter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, CO 80639
Phone970-351-1890
Webhttps://www.unco.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.unco.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.unco.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Northern Colorado is $13,366 for Colorado residents and $22,379 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,991 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,348 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 116 graduate programs through Master's and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 18 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,379
$13,366 for Colorado Residents
Student Population2,991
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs116 graduate programs
(18 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio14 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Northern Colorado is $13,366 for Colorado residents and $22,379 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $622 for Colorado residents and $1,123 for out-of-state students.
University of Northern Colorado offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Northern Colorado 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 are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)18 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Northern Colorado is $13,366 for Colorado residents and $22,379 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.09% 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$10,402$1,836$19,566$1,836
2018-2019$10,476$1,968$19,551$1,968
2019-2020$10,867$2,027$19,620$2,027
2020-2021$10,867$2,088$19,620$2,088
2021-2022$11,192$2,174$20,205$2,174
The graduate school tuition & fees of Northern Colorado is average compared to public graduate schools in Colorado. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 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 Northern Colorado$13,366$22,379
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
Colorado Graduate Schools$16,080$19,439
Public$11,742$19,977
Private$21,611
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $15,750 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Northern Colorado. On-campus living costs are increased by 7.13% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,442. Off-campus living costs are increased by 6.19% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$10,980$2,191$10,332$3,024
2018-2019$11,204$3,022$11,546$3,022
2019-2020$11,204$3,068$11,204$3,068
2020-2021$11,310$3,104$11,438$3,104
2021-2022$12,152$3,290$11,844$3,598
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $622 for Colorado residents and $1,123 for other students at University of Northern Colorado. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.03% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$578$1,087
2018-2019$582$1,086
2019-2020$604$1,090
2020-2021$604$1,090
2021-2022$622$1,123

Graduate Programs at Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado offers 68 graduate programs for Master's and Doctorate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 976 students have completed their study at University of Northern Colorado.
Offered Degrees at University of Northern Colorado
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree4812892
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20284
Total6814976
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Northern Colorado by award level.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 152 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Higher Education/Higher Education Administration program with 16 completers.
University of Northern Colorado offers 68 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 976 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 892 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] 6 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric6-
Education [+] (5 completers) 420 completers$38,900
Education70$38,900
Bilingual and Multilingual Education17-
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (other)8-
Educational Leadership and Administration89$46,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration8-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4-
Special Education and Teaching152$45,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services23$40,200
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Reading Teacher Education32-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education12-
Education (other)5-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] 22 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures4-
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation18-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Adult Development and Aging0-
English Language and Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 39 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Biomedical Sciences25-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 15 completers-
Mathematics15-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 75 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science75-
Physical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)1-
Psychology [+] (1 completers) 88 completers-
Counseling Psychology39-
School Psychology18-
Educational Psychology21-
Applied Psychology10-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (1 completers) 9 completers-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies9-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology8-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 54 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts11-
Fine/Studio Arts10-
Music33$27,400
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 63 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist25-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling2-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor3-
Dietetics/Dietitian7-
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)4-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse22$90,000
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)0-
Business [+] (1 completers) 72 completers-
Business Administration and Management49-
Accounting23-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total892
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (1 completers) 33 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration8$62,300
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration3-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4-
Special Education and Teaching7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Education (other)1-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)2-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies [+] 6 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science6-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chemistry (other)1-
Psychology [+] 11 completers-
Counseling Psychology5-
School Psychology6-
Educational Psychology0-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 12 completers-
Music12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 19 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist6-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing4-
Nursing Science9-
Total84

Graduate Student Population at Northern Colorado

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,991 students enrolled into University of Northern Colorado graduate schools where it has total 10,348 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 932 full-time and 2,059 part-time graduate students. By gender, 733 male and 2,258 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
Total2,9917332,258
Full-time932288644
Part-tme2,0594451,614
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,239 White (74.86%), 97 Black/African American (3.24%), 367 Hispanic (12.27%), 61 Asian (2.04%), and 227 students with other races. 94 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9917332,258
American Indian/Native American1028
Asian612140
Black/African American973760
Hispanic36780287
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander624
White2,2395091,730
Two More852461
Un-Known321319
Non-resident Alien944549
University of Northern Colorado offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,397 graduate students (46.71% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 674 graduate students (22.53% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,991
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,397
Enrolled Some Online Courses674
Not in Online Courses920
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Northern Colorado. 536 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.92% of total students), 192 students are aged above 50 (6.42%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Northern Colorado.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9917332,258
Age 20-2127126
Age 22-24509129380
Age 25-29845222623
Age 30-34544148396
Age 35-3936285277
Age 40-49512102410
Age 50-6418342141
Over 64945

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