Diversity

Location
Undergrads
6,468
Tuition (in-state)
$18,437 ($7,024)
Admission Difficulty
Very Easy
Branch Campus Of
University of Colorado - Boulder
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5 College Junior

Diversity: I have always had a diverse group of friends. My own background after leaving home allows me the ability to associate with people from many different cultural and religious backgrounds.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There isn't really a lot of diversity in the college community. the majority are Caucasian

3 College Senior

Diversity: Since UCCS is a commuter school, many of the people that attend UCCS are from Colorado Springs and the surrounding areas. Colorado Springs is a military town, with many Christian primary schools. I don't think that it is a very diverse campus. The most diversity is probably in economic status. While UCCS is not very diverse, I do think that it is an accepting place for people of diversity. People are generally accepting of others.

3 College Senior

Diversity: Diversity is very important to me since I am a black man. At UCCS, diversity has improved somewhat, however it still has a little ways to go. From what I've seen the past 3 years I have attended, only a handful of staff and faculty are concerned with promoting diversity on campus. Some people don't recognize the value and importance of diversity. It gives you different ideas and perspectives and celebrates differences and promotes individual growth. Also, since this is a conservative city and a perdominantly white campus, it is important that we are making sure other races and minorities are comfortable and are being treated fairly. UCCS is making some progress but still has a ways to go.

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  • 224th
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  • 531st
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  • 1157th
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Facts & Statistics

African American
4%
Asian
4%
Hispanic
13%
International
1%
Native American
1%
White
68%
Unknown
5%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
11%
Common States of Residence
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • New Mexico
  • Texas
  • Washington
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 32%
20-21: 27%
22-24: 18%
25+: 22%
Female Faculty
53%
Male Faculty
47%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 4%
Hispanic: 6%
International: 0%
Native American: 1%
White: 81%
Unknown: 6%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 51 responses

  • 12% Libertarian
  • 25% Not sure
  • 8% Very conservative
  • 18% Conservative
  • 24% Moderate
  • 14% Liberal
  • 0% Progressive/very liberal

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 51 responses

  • 2% Libertarian
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 18% Conservative
  • 33% Moderate
  • 27% Not sure
  • 16% Liberal
  • 2% Progressive/very liberal

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 55 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How diverse is your personal circle of friends in the following areas?    Based on 54 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 53 responses

  • 4% It's hard to be a minority here.
  • 4% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 30% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 62% Very accepting.
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