University of Northern Colorado Profile

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC or Northern Colorado) is a coeducational public institution located in Greeley, Colorado (USA). It was founded in 1889 as the State Normal School of Colorado. The university offers more than 100 graduate programs and over 100 undergraduate programs of study through the following Colleges and Schools:
- College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
   - School of Educational Research Leadership and Technology
   - School of Psychological Sciences
   - School of Applied Psychology and Counselor Education
   - School of Special Education
   - School of Teacher Education
- College of Natural and Health Sciences
   - School of Biological Sciences
   - School of Chemistry and Biochemistry
   - School of Earth Sciences and Physics
   - School of Human Sciences
   - School of Mathematical Sciences
   - School of Nursing
   - School of Sport and Exercise Science
- College of Humanities and Social Sciences
   - School of Communication
   - School of English Language and Literature
   - School of History, Philosophy, and Political Science
   - School of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
   - School of Social Sciences
- College of Performing and Visual Arts
   - School of Music
   - School of Art and Design
   - School of Theatre Arts and Dance
- Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business
   - School of Accounting and Computer Information Systems
   - School of Finance
   - School of Management and Marketing
- University College

UNC is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA) - one of six regional accrediting bodies in the US. It was among the first institutions to be accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Other specialized accreditations include the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), American Chemical Society, American Psychological Association, Colorado Department of Education, Colorado State Board of Accountancy, Colorado State Board of Nursing, Commission on Allied Health Education and Accreditation for Athletic Training, Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs, National Association of Schools of Music, National Association for Sport and Physical Education/North American Society for Sport Management, etc

Rankings:

- Placed in Tier 4 among the best national universities in the country (US News & World Report 2010).

- 113th for Speech-Language Pathology program (USNWR 2009).

- 24th for Rehabilitation Counseling Programs (USNWR 2008).

- U.S. News & World Report (2008) ranked the business school 126 out of all business schools in the nation, placing it among the elite business schools in the US.

- 63rd in the nation for its doctoral degree program in Music (1995 National Research Council report).