Graduate Programs Overview

University of Northern Colorado is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Greeley, Colorado. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $12,955 for Colorado residents and $21,708 for other students in average.

It offers seventy graduate programs: 49 Master's, 21 Doctorate programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 878 students have been conferred Master's degree and 113 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Northern Colorado
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressCarter Hall - Rm 4000, Greeley, CO
Graduate School Students3,120 students
1,186 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$12,955
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 70 Graduate Programs
49 Master's

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at University of Northern Colorado with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Colorado residents, the tuition & fees are $12,955 and $21,708 for non-Colorado residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $604 for Colorado residents and $1,090 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$604$1,090
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$11,310 (On-Campus) / $11,438 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,104 (On-Campus) / $3,104 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,569$37,322
Off-Campus Total$28,697$37,450
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Northern Colorado offers Masters, Doctorate graduate degree/certificate programs through 70 major areas - 46 Master's (15 online programs), 20 Doctorate (3 online programs). The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Social Sciences
Physical Sciences
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Physical Sciences
Communication and Journalism
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics And Statistics
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
English Language And Literature

Graduate Student Population

Total 12,930 students enrolled in University of Northern Colorado including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 3,120 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 768 male and 2,352 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 940 full-time and 2,180 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 1,186 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 493 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students768
Women Students2,352
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students940
Part-time Students2,180
By race/ethnicity 2,298 White, 74 Black, and 64 Asian students are attending at University of Northern Colorado. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races72
25 students are younger than 22 and 815 students are older than 65. The school has 1,331 students aged between 22 and 30 and 949 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under25
40 & Over815
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Northern Colorado, 1,186 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 493 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment3,120
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,186
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses493
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,441
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses1,186
Colorado Resident741
Other State In U.S.406
Outside of U.S.39

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