The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS; formerly CU-Springs) is a campus of the University of Colorado system, the state university system of Colorado.
UCCS has about 7,150 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students, with 18% ethnic minority students and 58% female students.
In 2006, the U.S. News & World Report college and university rankings put the UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Science as ranking the fourth-best among public universities and the 16th best overall among bachelor and master’s degree engineering schools. U.S. News ranked UCCS as the 32nd in master’s universities in the West for the 2009 rankings. For public universities in the Master’s Universities-West category it was ranked 6th. It has been ranked in the top ten on that list each year since 2002.