University of Northern Colorado College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Dr. Robbyn Wacker
Application deadline February 1
Application fee $50

University of Northern Colorado College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
80 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications 292
Acceptance rate 96.9%
Enrollment 27 full-time
41 part-time
Test requirements Neither GRE or MAT scores are considered or required for any of the programs

Master’s programs

Applications 281
Acceptance rate 92.9%
Enrollment 259 full-time
410 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications 40
Acceptance rate 80.0%
Enrollment 29 full-time
46 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 151
Acceptance rate 51.0%
Enrollment 140 full-time
135 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, post-baccalaureate certificate, master’s, education specialist, Ph.D., Ed.D.
(10)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track, other
Categories of study offered to education specialist students counseling/psychology track, administration track
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
97.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 11%
student counseling and personnel services 11%
educational evaluation, research, and statistics 4%
educational technology 5%
educational psychology 31%
elementary teacher education 3%
higher education administration 3%
secondary teacher education 1%
special education 33%
educational/instructional media design 1%
other 4%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 292
Education specialist program graduates 35
Doctoral program graduates 48

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 72
Part-time faculty 55
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 2.8%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $1.7
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 20.6%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 33
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.7
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.1
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 476 – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 536 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 51.0% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.7:1 – Medium
Student-faculty ratio 2.6:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $24.7
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $1.7

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Marty Somero
Financial aid phone (970) 351-2502

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $6,200 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $14,835 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $344 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $824 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,091 per year
Room and board $8,920
Books and supplies $1,300
Miscellaneous expenses $3,754

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistants 15
Research assistants 37
Other appointments N/A
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships N/A

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