University of Northern Colorado
With just over 12,000 students, the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) may be the perfect four-year institution for people seeking an undergraduate degree or those looking to further their education in masters or doctoral programs.
Located in Greeley, UNC offers 106 undergraduate programs within the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Natural and Health Sciences, College of Performing and Visual Arts, Monfort College of Business and University College. When attending the university, students can expect their average class size to range from 25-35 students, depending on the program; however, 60% of courses have fewer than 30 students.
UNC also offers 120 graduate programs and even has 60 extended campus programs offered in Denver, Loveland, Colorado Springs or online. Whether you are taking classes from home or adding to your on-campus program, you can have confidence in UNC’s online program as it is ranked eighth in the nation for online graduate schools.
If you are thinking of attending college in Colorado, here are few facts about UNC to help with your decision.
- UNC is the first public university in Colorado accredited in both business and accounting
- The Monfort College of Business is the only business college in the country to receive the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, which is the nation’s highest honor for quality and performance excellence
- UNC is one of 240 U.S. colleges and universities receiving Community Engagement Classification from The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
- The university’s Jazz Program has received more than 100 DownBeat Magazine Awards
- UNC is also known for their 19 NCAA Division 1 sports teams
- UNC offers over 150 clubs and organizations to fit any interest
- The Sports Administration Graduate Program is one of only two U.S. ranked programs in the top five worldwide
UNC opened its doors on October 6, 1890, as a school to train teachers for the state’s public schools. In 1911, UNC was known as Colorado State Teachers College and started offering four-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degrees, and in 1913, the college started offering a graduate program. The university officially changed its name to the University of Northern Colorado in 1970.
To learn more about the University of Northern Colorado, visit www.unco.edu.