Continue Your Journey at UNC
At the University of Northern Colorado opportunities for your future will unfold! An education at UNC is research-driven and hands-on. Our faculty and staff support your success by promoting opportunities for experiential learning that range from making a difference in the community to studying abroad, and from fieldwork to the laboratory.
How to Apply
Pay Application Fee
Submit the $50 application fee.
Students who qualify for a need-based fee waiver or provide a valid fee waiver code will have their fee waived upon submission.
Send official transcripts from all institutions you've attended.
Submit official transcripts via the platform you prefer:
Electronically through Parchment or your previous institution's electronic platform or email transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Admissions
1051 22nd St.
Campus Box 10
Greeley, CO 80639
You're a strong candidate for admission with 24 or more transferable credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.4 from all institutions attended. If you have at least a 2.0 and are in good academic standing at college or universities you've attended, you're encouraged to apply.
If you have more than 24 college credits, submit a proof of high school graduation. Otherwise submit a final official high school transcript.
More information about our admission criteria can be found here.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Hard deadline: August 1
Hard deadline: December 1
Hard deadline: May 1
The sooner you complete your application, the sooner you will hear about your admission decision.
The Office of the Registrar determines transferable credits and evaluates coursework based upon courses that have previously been transferred. Courses that don't have established equivalencies will be evaluated by Registrar staff and/or academic departments.
Colorado Community College Transfer Guides
See which courses you should take at a Colorado Community College to efficiently transfer to UNC and obtain a bachelor’s degree as a Bear.
Admitted Transfer Students
Congratulations! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Bear family.
Now that you’ve been admitted, here are resources and steps to help you enroll at UNC.
Becoming a Bear
Complete these steps to become a UNC Bear:
Once You're a Bear
We’re so glad you’ve chosen UNC. We work hard to help our students succeed now – and long after graduation.
Find your Advisor
After you’ve attended orientation, our faculty and staff can help you choose and register for classes. Find your advisor:
Student Support & Services
Whether you need academic support, tutoring, wellness services or access to the Disability Resource Center, you’ll find faculty and staff who are ready to offer resources, support and strategies for success.