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IPEDS ID: 441308
OPE ID: 03545300
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University of the Rockies
555 E Pikes Peak Ave #108, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903-3612
General information:  (719) 442-0505
Website:  www.rockies.edu
Type:  4-year, Private for-profit
Awards offered:  Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,797 (0 undergraduate)
Carnegie Classification
Special Focus Institutions--Other health professions schools
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Credit Accepted
Institution does not accept dual, credit for life, or AP credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty15418
Instructional15418
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-4
Instructional-4
Research-0
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
Tuition$15,758
Fees$717
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Payment plans are offered to students enrolled in programs offered through on-campus and on-line modalities. Payment plans allow on-campus students to pay their outstanding account balance in two equal monthly installments, ensuring the balance will be paid in full by the end of the term. Payment plans allow for on-line students to maintain continuous enrollment by offering a range of 1 to 12 monthly payments to cover any outstanding charges they have incurred throughout their program.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore financial aid information was not reported.
  • This institution did not admit full-time first-time undergraduate-level students in 2012-2013, therefore net price information was not reported.
Fall 2013
Total enrollment (all graduate)1,797
Attendance StatusStudent Gender
Attendance Status:
Full-time: 88%
Part-time: 12%Student Gender:
Male: 26%
Female: 74%
Student Race/ethnicity
Student Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 2%
Asian: 2%
Black or African American: 30%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 51%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 5%
Non-resident alien: 0%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 91%
Enrolled in some distance education: -1%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 9%
  • This institution does not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore admission information was not reported.
  • This institution did not offer programs at or below the baccalaureate level, therefore graduation rate information was not reported.
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramMasterDoctor
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Organizational Behavior Studies293d10d
Organizational Leadership6d0d
Category total299d10d
Health Professions and Related Programs
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor6-
Category total6-
Psychology
Clinical Psychology-12
Counseling Psychology7d-
Psychology, General121d3d
Category total128d15d
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General61d-
Category total61d-
Grand total49425
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution.
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission (!)1/1/2003 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Robbery000
Aggravated assault000
Burglary000
Motor vehicle theft000
Arson000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year20102009
Default rate8.0%3.3%
Number in default382
Number in repayment47260
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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