Higher Education

The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has an enrollment of 12,260 students. The Greeley campus of UNC is home to the Monfort College of Business, the only business college in the country to receive the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Visit www.unco.edu.

Aims Community College is one of the largest and most comprehensive two-year colleges in Colorado, with 2,000 day, evening, and weekend classes. The campus locations are Greeley, Loveland, and Fort Lupton, and courses are offered online as well. Visit www.aims.edu.

In addition to these two excellent institutions, Weld County is strategically located within easy commuting distance to:

  • Colorado State University – Fort Collins
  • University of Colorado – Boulder
  • University of Denver – Denver
  • Colorado School of Mines – Golden
  • Front Range Community College – Fort Collins, Longmont

Public Education K-12

Weld County’s geographic area is served by a number of public school districts, totaling more than 50,000 students. P20 initiatives are being taken to help improve the transition of students leaving the K-12 system and joining either the workforce or higher education. New standards, requirements, and programs are being implemented to help improve the readiness of any transition and to better the education of every student. This creates a more prepared and educated workforce.

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Weld County School Districts

District Location Pupils Website
District 6 Greeley and Evans 21,505 www.greeleyschools.org
District-12 Adams 75 www.adams12.org
R2-J Thompson Valley 1,986 www.thompson.k12.co.us
RE-1 Gilcrest 2,085 www.weld-re1.k12.co.us
RE-1J St. Vrain Valley 9,942 www.svvsd.org
RE-3J Keenesburg, Hudson, and Lochbuie 2,341 www.re3j.com
RE-4 Windsor 5,524 www.weldre4.k12.co.us
RE-5J Johnstown-Milliken 3,732 www.weldre5j.k12.co.us
RE-7 Platte Valley 1,110 www.plattevalley.k12.co.us
RE-8 Fort Lupton 2,216 www.weld8.org
RE-9 Ault-Highland 829 www.weldre9.k12.co.us
RE-10 Briggsdale 173 www.briggsdaleschool.org
RE-11 Prairie 207 www.prairieschool.org
RE-12 Pawnee 87 www.pawneeschool.org

Weld County Charter Schools

Charter School Location Website
Cardinal Community Academy Keenesburg www.ccaschool.net
Frontier Academy Elementary School Greeley www.frontieracademy.net
Knowledge Quest Academy Milliken www.kqatrailblazers.org
Union Colony Preparatory School Greeley www.unioncolonyschools.org
University Schools Greeley www.universityschools.com
Windsor Charter Academy Windsor www.windsorcharteracademy.org

Weld County Private Schools

Private School Location Website
Adventist Christian School Greeley www.adventistdirectory.org
Children’s House of Weld County Frederick www.facebook.com
Dayspring Christian Academy Greeley www.dayspringeagles.org
Sheperd of the Hills Lutheran School Greeley www.sothgreeley.org
St. Mary’s Catholic School Greeley www.stmarycs.net
Trinity Lutheran School Greeley www.trinitylutherangreeley.com
Victory Christian Academy Greeley vcfofgreeley.org
Vista Ridge Academy Erie www.vistaridge.org