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 3,205 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,437 including undergraduate students.

University of Northern Colorado 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 3,205 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 13,437 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 65 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 15 programs are available online classes.
Northern Colorado Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$22,379
$13,366 for Colorado Residents
Student Population3,205
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs65 graduate programs
(15 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $622 for Colorado residents and $1,122 for out-of-state students. University of Northern Colorado offers the alternative tuition plans.
Northern Colorado 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Colorado Residents$13,366
Out-of-State$22,379
Tuition per Credit Hour
Colorado Residents$622
Out-of-State$1,122
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 at Northern Colorado
Distance Learning (Online Classes)15 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 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For 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: March 16, 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 $19,187 and the Colorado graduate tuition is $19,977 (public) / $21,570 (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$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Colorado Graduate Schools$11,491$19,101
Public$11,491$19,977
Private$21,570
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 Costs
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 $1,122 for other students at University of Northern Colorado. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.94% 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$1,122

Graduate Programs at Northern Colorado

University of Northern Colorado offers 66 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, 987 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 Degree4615874
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship203113
Total6618987
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 116 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Family Practice Nurse/Nursing program with 22 completers.
University of Northern Colorado offers 66 programs through Master's and Doctorate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 987 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 874 students have earned/completed Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (5 completers) 317 completers$38,900
Bilingual and Multilingual Education17-
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (other)19-
Educational Leadership and Administration93$46,600
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration17-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods4-
Special Education and Teaching116$45,400
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14$40,200
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Reading Teacher Education26-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education9-
Education (other)2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] (2 completers) 20 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures2-
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation18-
Work and Family Studies [+] 6 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Adult Development and Aging6-
English Language And Literature [+] 5 completers-
English Language and Literature5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] (3 completers) 37 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences14-
Biomedical Sciences23-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)7-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] (2 completers) 76 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science76-
Physical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences (other)9-
Psychology [+] (2 completers) 114 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology68-
School Psychology14-
Educational Psychology25-
Applied Psychology7-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 5 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies5-
Social Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Sociology8-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 53 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts13-
Fine/Studio Arts12-
Music28$27,400
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 79 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist44-
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling5-
Public Health Education and Promotion0-
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor5-
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services (other)0-
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing (other)25-
Business [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Accounting14-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total874
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 45 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration5$62,300
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration10-
Educational Statistics and Research Methods6-
Special Education and Teaching11-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Elementary Education and Teaching4-
Education (other)7-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 3 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)3-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 3 completers-
Mathematics0-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 4 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science4-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry (other)1-
Psychology [+] 13 completers-
Psychology0-
Counseling Psychology5-
School Psychology5-
Educational Psychology3-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 8 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Music8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 36 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist9-
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions (other)0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing22-
Nursing Science5-
Total113

Graduate Student Population at Northern Colorado

For academic year 2021-2022, total 2,966 students enrolled into University of Northern Colorado graduate schools where it has total 13,437 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 979 full-time and 1,987 part-time graduate students. By gender, 722 male and 2,244 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
Total2,9667222,244
Full-time979291688
Part-tme1,9874311,556
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 2,260 White (76.20%), 75 Black/African American (2.53%), 351 Hispanic (11.83%), 56 Asian (1.89%), and 224 students with other races. 91 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,9667222,244
American Indian/Native American835
Asian561442
Black/African American752847
Hispanic35184267
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander642
White2,2605191,741
Two More751956
Un-Known441133
Non-resident Alien914051
University of Northern Colorado offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,488 graduate students (50.17% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 922 graduate students (31.09% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total2,966
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,488
Enrolled Some Online Courses922
Not in Online Courses556

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Northern Arizona University (NAU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Flagstaff, AZ. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $11,555 for Arizona residents and $20,125 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,994 and it offers total 104 graduate programs(40 online programs).
California State University-Sacramento (Sacramento State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Sacramento, CA. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,826 for California residents and $18,330 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,089 and it offers total 46 graduate programs(1 online programs).
Idaho State University (ISU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pocatello, ID. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $10,324 for Idaho residents and $27,778 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,962 and it offers total 108 graduate programs(8 online programs).
University of Idaho (UIdaho) is a Public, 4 years school located in Moscow, ID. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $9,912 for Idaho residents and $29,148 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,273 and it offers total 138 graduate programs(14 online programs).
Portland State University (Portland State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Portland, OR. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $16,518 for Oregon residents and $24,009 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,354 and it offers total 164 graduate programs(9 online programs).
Montana State University (MSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bozeman, MT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $6,805 for Montana residents and $22,391 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 1,963 and it offers total 88 graduate programs(10 online programs).
The University of Montana (The University of Montana) is a Public, 4 years school located in Missoula, MT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $6,892 for Montana residents and $24,096 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 2,656 and it offers total 101 graduate programs(5 online programs).
Southern Utah University (Southern Utah) is a Public, 4 years school located in Cedar City, UT. The 2022 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,294 for Utah residents and $24,504 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 925 and it offers total 10 graduate programs(10 online programs).
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