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Apply to the University of Northern Colorado

Welcome to UNC! We are thrilled you have chosen us to start or continue your academic journey. Thanks for your interest in the University of Northern Colorado! Undergraduate students can apply through either the Bear App or the Common App (the requirements are the same for both). Graduate and international students should use the Bear App to apply.

Apply for Fall 2018 Start:

Fall 2018 Undergraduates, Graduate and International Students Application

Fall and summer 2018 UNC Bear Application for all Students


Common Application

All students, apply for Spring and Summer 2019

Spring and Summer 2019 Application

UNC Bear Application Undergraduate Spring 2019

Not ready to apply yet? Learn more about the application process



Ready to kick off your college experience at UNC?

First Year application information



Ready to transfer to UNC from another institution, or after a few years off, or with your first bachelor’s degree already in hand?

Transfer application information

Graduation Cap


On-campus, off-campus or online, UNC offers outstanding options.

Graduate application information



Applying as an international student?

International student application information


Returning Bear

Have you been accepted to (and attended) UNC before?

your status

Flag Pole

Non-Degree Seeker

Want to take a few classes? 

 Graduation Cap

High School

Ready to take college courses while you’re still in high school, either at your school or at UNC?

Learn about
dual enrollment

Learn about concurrent enrollment

Returning to complete your application? Already accepted to UNC?

To finish applying, simply log back into your account and pick up where you left off. If you've already been accepted, log into your Ursa account for important links and information.