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North of the Norm.

At UNC, you can see the world through your own lens, learn at your own pace and move to the beat of your own drum. It's about finding success in the quality of the journey, not just in the destination. As a public, doctoral research university, we offer more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs online and on-campus to help you pursue your goals and dreams.

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Affordable, Accessible Education

We are committed to your academic success while keeping costs accessible and affordable. In addition to offering lower-than-average tuition across universities in Colorado, we offer several aid programs to help students achieve their academic goals and graduate with as little debt as possible.

Tuition and Costs


UNC has the lowest debt at graduation among similar four year universities in Colorado.


Average amount of scholarships and grants awarded to first-time full-time undergraduates.


Over 700 scholarships are available to students every academic year.

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Colorado First Year Admission Guarantee

With more than 40% of our students identifying as first in their families to attend college, we understand how stressful the college search process can be. Our First-Year Admission Guarantee for Colorado residents removes the guesswork from knowing whether whether UNC is the best choice and fit for you.

Fast Track Your Acceptance

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UNC's proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine

Lawmakers recently approved HB24-1231, a bill that will fund UNC's proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine. The strategic initiative to help address Colorado's critical shortage of physicians will enroll 150 medical students annually, with an inaugural class anticipated to start as early as fall 2026.


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Colorado's Newest Hispanic-Serving Institution

UNC is now an official Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) after working towards this historic milestone for several years. This federal designation will be instrumental in paving the way for improving student success, ensuring equitable outcomes and eliminating disparities.

Discover how HSI status will impact UNC

Semifinalists for the fulbright award, Pennie Nichol (left) and Jenna Mischke (right).

Fulbright Award Semifinalists

Two graduating seniors, Pennie Nichol and Jenna Mischke, were named semifinalists for the 2024-25 Fulbright U.S. Student Program, one of the most prestigious international academic exchange programs in the world. Congratulations!

LEARN About this global recognition

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Classes Taught by Faculty

90% of all undergraduate classes are taught exclusively by faculty

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Students are Employed

or in graduate school, or in a volunteer or service role within six months of graduation

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In Social Mobility

in Colorado by CollegeNet's Social Mobility Index, 2021

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Proud to call Greeley home!

Located between the mighty Rocky Mountains and and wide-open grasslands, we’re proud to call Greeley our home. Welcoming, authentic and just the right size, we love it, and we know you’ll love it too. Find your passion here and determine what your story will be.

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Take advantage of Free Application Days!

To inspire more future students to earn a college degree, University of Northern Colorado is excited to host Free App Days on October 1, December 1, February 1, and April 1 each year.

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UNC's Tuition Promise

To better support students and keep a college degree well within reach, the university offers the Tuition Promise Program that covers tuition and fees for eligible undergraduate Colorado students.


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