University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Category: Large public | State: CO

About University of Colorado Colorado Springs

UCCS is one of four campuses within the University of Colorado System. We were established in 1965 and built on an original 1964 gift of 80 acres (for the price of $1) from local businessman George Dwire. Today, we are the fastest growing campus in the CU System and have transformed from a small commuter-based campus of 1,670 students to a full-fledged collegiate hub with an enrollment of over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We offer 46 bachelor's, 23 master's, and five doctoral degrees through our six colleges. We feature such innovative programming as bachelor's degrees in Innovation, Inclusive Elementary Education and Exercise Science. 84% of our students are enrolled in undergraduate programs and 14% are pursuing graduate study.

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Why you should attend?

UCCS, a premier comprehensive undergraduate and specialized graduate research university, provides students with academically rigorous and life-enriching experiences in a vibrant university community. We advance knowledge, integrate student learning with the spirit of discovery, and broaden access to higher education for the benefit of students and the community.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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