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University of Colorado Colorado Springs Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 1,522 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 39 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men


NCAA Division II (without football)

Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $33,671)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $39,961)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 46 21 - -
Basketball 14 13 - -
Golf 10 - - -
Soccer 25 28 - -
Softball - 15 - -
Volleyball - 13 - -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 3.9%
Hispanic 8.9%
Non-resident alien 0.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 6.9%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 74.3%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Daycare on campus for children of students
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 1
Drug Law Violation 50
Liquor Law Violation 32
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 1
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Maricela from Aurora, CO
  • 4
  • UCCS does not require their freshman to spend the first year with them. In fact they don't make it a requirement to the student to stay there. They offer apartments…

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  • Georgette from Pueblo, CO
  • 5
  • This fluctuates with your roommates and floor, but the people who live on campus are serious about making the most out of their time at UCCS. Whether this is through…

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  • Josh
  • 3
  • I live off campus but I've received mixed reviews about the dorms. Most say their okay but some complain about litter and that there needs to be more security. …

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 3
  • Josie from Colorado Springs, CO
  • I am a current student here

    The best dining hall on campus is the Roaring Fork. They have an all-you-can-eat style buffet with pizza, burgers, a salad bar, and two or three stations that change out meals based on the day. They've always got some kind of soup. I'm gluten-free, which is hardly a problem here. There are options almost everywhere you go. (Just make sure they cook your pizzas for a little extra time if you go to Cafe 65, because the gluten free dough goes in the oven frozen vs. the regular dough, which is put in at room temperature. It's always still cold in the middle if I don't ask them to leave it in longer.) Overall, the food isn't incredible, but I haven't gotten tired of it yet.

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  • 3
  • Alicia from Westminster, CO
  • I am a current student here

    Honestly, the food here is not that great, but to be fair I haven't really heard of a college with amazing food. There are 2 dining halls on campus, each that serve different items everyday. The problem is that they will serve the same thing for breakfast as they do for dinner. This was solved by going to one for lunch and going to the other for dinner. Another issue is that there were quite a few times that I left unsatisfied due to the lack of food that I wanted, and I am not a picky person. Good thing freshmen are required to get the unlimited food plan because I went back in between meals to fill up!

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  • 5
  • China from Colorado Springs, CO
  • I am a current student here

    They have good food on campus. The coffee places on campus have very good coffee and good choices on food, especially before you start class and taking breaks between classes.

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  • 3
  • Jay from Colorado Springs, CO
  • I am a current student here

    Again, I haven't eaten in the dorm cafeterias but have heard some more good things about them. The on campus restaurant/bar Clyde's is pretty good, but expensive and some of their dishes are really strange. I ordered a portobello burger once, and it was literally a giant mushroom on a toasted bun- that one was my fault for not reading the description well enough, but even for a vegetarian meal still tasted dry and bland. The coffee shops are good and always improving their options. The cafeteria in the main student life building called the University Center is okay.

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  • 4
  • Josh
  • I am a current student here

    Food's okay. There are a few places to eat on campus including some cafes, a bookstore/convenience store, two cafeteria/food court, and a small restaurant.

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  • 4
  • Kelly from Colorado Springs, CO
  • I am a current student here

    I give UCCS only four stars in this area because, though they provide high quality food, the prices are through the roof. They do provide a few cheaper options though which are just as good if not more so. There are cafes located strategically throughout campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Tristen from Colorado Springs, CO
  • I am a current student here

    I am a part of Greek life, although it is not very big at UCCS, I absolutely love being in a sorority here. We are very involved in school and it gives me something to look forward too.

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