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Welcome to the University of Northern Colorado

Picture yourself here in Greeley, Colorado, at the University of Northern Colorado. Where the sun shines more than 300 days a year, rivers convene in the plains of the high desert, and the winters are picturesque. Where campus is big enough that it takes 15 minutes to cross, but it's small enough that you’ll still run into your friends. Where inspiring professors lead our distinctive and distinguished students in undergraduate research.

Picture yourself at UNC. Where you’ll get a truly unique education. It’s just waiting to be customized by you.

The fall 2019 application is now open! Apply through the Bear App or the Common App.

Have you been accepted and know you're coming? Confirm your space now.

Don't listen to us. Listen to them. 

The athlete, the poet and the part-time traveler/dog lover. What do they all have in common? They chose UNC. Hear from some of our students about why they made UNC their home for four years (or more...hello grad school!). 

UNC Students

Your Home

"The campus is small, kind, and beautiful. It definitely feels like home."


Your Professors

"I learned so much from my professors and got to know them and work with them very closely because of the small class sizes."


Your Community

"The people in Greeley are so kind. The community is amazing and you can always find support for every need."


Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students

Living On Campus
Students live in the residence halls

Female to Make Ratio
64 percent female, 36 percent male

Years of excellence since our founding in 1889

College Bound Colorado

College is a BIG life decision. Hear from UNC students, faculty, staff and academic professionals on all things that have to do with navigating your way from high school to — and through — college. Grab your favorite snack and get comfortable. There is a lot to learn, and we are here to help you along the way.


Student Life at UNC

There's a lot that makes life at UNC great. With sporting events, shows on campus and outdoor activities — not to mention everything else Greeley and Colorado have in store for you — you'll be sure to find plenty of opportunities that will make you feel right at home.



at Work​

See what our hometown Bears are up to, and imagine what you could accomplish as a UNC grad — in Greeley and around the world.

Read more about Bears Around Town in the UNC Magazine

Armando, local artist
Justin at the fairgrounds
Warren at a brewery
MacQuiddy in downtown Greeley
Todd at his downtown grocery store
Ryan in downtown Greeley
Becky in front of a hotel under construction

Imagine yourself at the University of Northern Colorado.

At the University of Northern Colorado, you will build your life on campus, but a big part of that life is informed by the city you will call home. Student life here on campus is surrounded by big-box retailers as well as the unique-to-Greeley shops found downtown. The arts are important to UNC, but they're equally important to the City of Greeley

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