• Control: Public
  • Carnegie Classification: Research
  • Institution: 4 Year
  • Enrollment: > 10,000

2020 Recognition Categories

  • Collaborative Governance
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Supervisor/Department Chair Relationship
  • Teaching Environment (Faculty Only)
  • Tenure Clarity & Process (Faculty Only)

What makes your college a great place to work?

Presidential Statement

We believe UCCS is a great place to work because students, faculty, and staff cultivate a diverse, friendly, and welcoming culture that permeates throughout the campus. We are dedicated to creating an academic environment that is intellectually exciting and emotionally supportive. We embrace new teaching methodologies, pursue innovative research, engage in new discoveries, and collaborate with our community partners.

Employee Comment

The culture of the university is incredibly strong. We all believe in the mission and collaborate well with one another to make an impact at every level. I feel like my work makes a difference and I am very proud to work for UCCS. The leadership truly cares about its employees.

Vital Statistics


  • Fulltime Admin: 38
  • Fulltime Eps: 491
  • Fulltime Faculty: 535
  • Fulltime Non-Exempt Staff: 173
  • Adjunct Count: 297

    Average Annual Salary

  • Faculty: $77,815
  • Administration: $162,817
  • Exempt Professional Staff: $58,829
  • Non-exempt Staff: $44,869

    Voluntary Turnover Rate

  • Full-time Faculty: 2%
  • Full-time Staff (excluding Faculty): 10%
  • 2 Years Recognized

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