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Undergraduate Admissions

Step One: In-State Requirements

Oftentimes, prospective cadets are unaware if they qualify for in-state tuition at UCCS. The residency requirements apply to all PUBLIC universities in the state of Colorado. If you have any further questions, please contact your prospective school's registrar's office.

In-State Residency Guidelines

Step Two: Apply to UCCS

Apply for admission to UCCS during your senior year of high school. We strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible in the Fall of your senior year to ensure you receive the strongest consideration for scholarships and admission. 

Learn How to Apply to UCCS

Step Three: Apply for Air Force ROTC Scholarships

Though it is not required to receive a scholarship in order to join Air Force ROTC at UCCS, we encourage high school seniors to apply to the U.S. Air Force ROTC High School Scholarship Program (HSSP). You may be eligible for full or partial scholarships that help you pay for tuition. Apply for an Air Force ROTC scholarship during your senior year of high school.

Learn More About ROTC Scholarships

Step Four: Apply for UCCS Scholarships

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs offers scholarships based on financial need and academic merit. Check the link below for scholarships you may be eligible for.

UCCS Scholarships


The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is a 4-year public university serving the Colorado Springs area. Some popular majors include Business Administration, Biology, Nursing, Psychology, and Mechanical Engineering. Upper-level AS Classes are held over Zoom once a week. Othwersie, cadets are required to attend AS Class and LLAB in person on Thursday at CU-Boulder. Cadets are not required to drive to Boulder for AS class but can do so if they choose. 

Also, if you need further help, refer back to the main page click "How to Join" Tab, and then click "Step 4 Register for Class" to reference the Course Registration Briefing PowerPoint.

Register for AS Class and LLAB


Travel Time: ~95 min via I-25 and US-36

All UCCS cadets are only required to drive to Boulder once a week for LLAB. If you want to participate in extracurricular clubs or activities, expect to drive to Boulder more often. There are satellite clubs at UCCS, and cadets often organize outings among themselves in Colorado Springs.

There is a coach bus provided by UCCS that drives UCCS AFROTC cadets to Boulder and back every Thursday. You are not required to ride on the coach bus if you prefer to drive your personal vehicle. The cadet wing at UCCS makes sure every cadet has transportation to Boulder and back.