|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
Can I get into UCCS? The school has a 93% acceptance rate. Last year, 9,197 out of 9,909 applicants were admitted making University of Colorado Colorado Springs an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. University of Colorado Colorado Springs typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1310|
|Estimated Average SAT||1220|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Colorado Colorado Springs?
University of Colorado Colorado Springs typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1020. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 16 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1310 and Above||Good||>96%|
|1215 to 1310||Avg +||93%-96%|
|1120 to 1215||Avg -||89%-93%|
|1025 to 1120||Reach||82%-89%|
|Less than 1025||Low||<82%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Estimated Average ACT||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UCCS?
Admission data indicates that UCCS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>96%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||93%-96%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||90%-93%|
|19 to 21||Reach||85%-90%|
|Less than 19||Low||<85%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Colorado Colorado Springs was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UCCS accepts 93% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||15%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||24%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||6%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
70% of University of Colorado Colorado Springs freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||13%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||70%|
|Bottom 50% of class||30%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||26%||22%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Colorado Colorado Springs and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126580 IPEDS survey data for University of Colorado Colorado Springs.