An education at the University of Northern Colorado is hands on Ė whether youíre in the classroom or in the field. Itís a style of learning that stimulates the mind and awakens creativity. It drives our students, faculty and alumni to engage in the community and around the globe, doing work that matters and enriching the lives of those around them.


You’ll choose from more than 100 undergraduate or 100-plus graduate programs of study offered by six colleges that include a nationally recognized business school, innovative health and human science programs and award-winning theater arts and teacher education programs, all supported by a cornerstone curriculum in the humanities and social sciences.



You’ll find small class sizes, hands-on learning, research opportunities and faculty whose passion for their subject is contagious.  You’ll also benefit from an academic network that includes honors programs, learning communities, academic clubs, research and internship opportunities, renowned libraries, study abroad opportunities and tutoring assistance.



The Graduate School offers master’s, doctoral and educational specialist degrees in a variety of subjects and numerous professional fields. You’ll enjoy small classes, one-on-one interaction with dedicated faculty and exceptional research facilities. Research, teaching and administrative assistantships offer financial assistance and complement your academic pursuits. A variety of scholarships are available to qualified students.

Extended Studies


UNC Extended Studies promotes lifelong learning with more than 50 degree and certificate programs. Courses are offered in a variety of formats, including online and face to face at centers in Loveland, Denver and Colorado Springs. Convenient class schedules allow you to continue your education and advance your career with programs taught by UNC’s expert faculty.