Admissions Information

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at University of Northern Colorado. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationhttps://www.unco.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.unco.edu/apply/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master, Doctorate (Research)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 90.84% and the yield is 21.51%. 3,087 men and 6,188 women applied to University of Northern Colorado and 2,665 men and 5,760 women students were accepted. Among them, 593 men and 1,219 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants9,2753,0876,188
Admitted8,4252,6655,760
Enrolled1,8125931,219
Acceptance Rate 90.84%86.33%93.08%
Yield 21.51%22.25%21.16%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 1,599 students (88% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 441 students (24%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 610 and the 25th percentile is 490. The SAT Math score is 590 (75th) and 480 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 26 (75th percentile) and 19 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing490610
SAT Math480590
ACT Composite1926
ACT Math1725
ACT English1826
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Northern Colorado are low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,151, ACT: 67 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply University of Northern Colorado.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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