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University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, Colorado, United States
1 April, 1889
University of Northern Colorado

The University of Northern Colorado is a public university in Greeley, Colorado. The university was founded in 1889 as the State Normal School of Colorado and has a long history in teacher education. The institution has officially changed its name three times, first to Colorado State College of Education, at Greeley on February 16, 1935, Colorado State College on February 11, 1957 and its current form since May 1, 1970. Approximately 12,000 students are enrolled in six colleges. Extended campus locations in are in Loveland, Denver/Aurora, and Colorado Springs. UNC's 19 athletic teams compete in NCAA Division I athletics.

Motto Sapientia in aeternum est
Motto (English) Wisdom is eternal
Type Public university
Established April 01, 1889
Academic affiliations Space-grant
Endowment $89.8 million (2019)
President Andy Feinstein
Provost Mark Anderson
Academic staff 492
Students 12,084
Undergraduates 9,710
Postgraduates 2,374
Doctoral students 595
Campus Suburban, 260 acres
Colors Navy Blue and Gold
Athletics NCAA Division I FCS – Big Sky
Mascot Klawz the Bear

About University of Northern Colorado

Baccalaureate and graduate research university with a long history in teacher education that was originally established as the State Normal School of Colorado.

Achievement of University of Northern Colorado

The school would earn nationally ranked programs in business, performing and visual arts, nursing, and sports and exercise science. 

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Latest information about University of Northern Colorado updated on July 28 2021.