• prospective_students
  • new_current_students
  • international_students
  • faculty_staff
  • alumni

Minimum Admission Requirements

Below is a list of Minimum Requirements applicants should meet before considering to seek admissions to the Graduate School and International Admissions at the University of Northern Colorado. Please check out our How to Apply webpage for application requirements.

Bachelor's Degree

A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or University or a comparable degree from a foreign

3.0 GPA

A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on the most recently completed degree.

Test Scores

If applicable, take a standardized test: GRE, GMAT or MCAT, DAT, OAT, PCAT

Minimum GRE Score:

  • 140 Quantitative
  • 146 Verbal Reasoning
  • Combined score of at least 297
  • Analytic Writing 3.5

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) code for the University of Northern Colorado is R4074.

Official Transcripts

All applicants are required to provide ONE official transcript from every accredited college or university attended since completing high school, except UNC. Official transcripts from each college are required, even if courses taken at one institution are listed on another school’s transcripts.

Letters of recommendation

Check with the program you are seeking admission from to identify if letters of recommendations are required.

Most masters programs require letters of recommendation as well. Check with your program to determine if they require letters of recommendation and if they accept the Graduate School Letter of Recommendation form.

Letters of Recommendation are required for Doctoral and Interdisciplinary degree program applicants. Obtain three letters of recommendation from persons who can attest to your academic potential and abilities.

Departmental Requirements

Items that could be requested by individual programs are a statement of purpose, writing samples, portfolios, etc.

Check with the graduate program to which you are applying for their specific requirements. See list of UNC's graduate programs.

 

  • getstarted
  • apply_now
  • request_info
  • schedule_a_visit