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University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO
University Website: www.colorado.edu
Apply Online: admissions.colorado.edu/undergraduate/apply
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The University of Colorado Boulder (also commonly referred to as CU-Boulder, CU, Boulder, or Colorado) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system and was founded five months before Colorado was admitted to the union in 1876. According to The Public Ivies: America's Flagship Public Universities (2001), it is considered one of the thirty "Public Ivy League" schools.

In 2010, the university consisted of nine colleges and schools and offered over 150 academic programs and enrolled 29,952 students. Eleven Nobel Laureates, eight MacArthur Fellows, and 18 astronauts have been affiliated with CU-Boulder as students, researchers, or faculty members in its history. The university received nearly US$454 million in sponsored research in 2010 to fund programs like the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, JILA, and National Institute of Standards and Technology's NIST-F1 atomic clock.

Colorado Buffaloes competes in nine intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division I Pacific-12 Conference. The Buffaloes have won 24 NCAA championships: 18 in skiing, five total in men's and women's cross country, and one in football. Approximately 1,500 students participate in 34 intercollegiate club sports annually as well.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $28,850.00 avg tuition

Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017
(303) 492-1411

Apply online Admissions:
www.colorado.edu/prospective/
Financial Aid:
www.colorado.edu/finaid/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of Colorado Boulder

Statistics:
Applied 20,506
Admitted 17,828 87%
Enrolled total 5,700
Full Time: 5,650
Part Time 50
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 630
SAT Math 540 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 24 28
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 23 29
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 84%
4-year graduation rate 41%
6-year graduation rate 67%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline 2014-05-01
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline 2014-05-01
Financial Aid Deadline 2014-04-01
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline 2014-10-01
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of Colorado Boulder

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $7,672.00 $7,672.00 $28,850.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,480.00 $1,480.00 $1,480.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $341.00 $341.00 $28,850.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $9,378.00 $9,378.00 $25,254.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,489.00 $1,489.00 $1,489.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $521.00 $521.00 $1,403.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,278.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $4,814.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,992.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 58%
Percent receiving grant aid 39%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,971.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 38%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,025.00

University of Colorado Boulder

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Environmental Design/Architecture X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic Studies X
Russian Studies X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology X X
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology X X
Physiology, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business Administration and Management, General X X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Journalism X X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X X
EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instruction X
Music Teacher Education X X
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education X
ENGINEERING
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering X X
Architectural Engineering X
Biochemical Engineering X
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics X
Engineering, General X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Telecommunications Engineering X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Chinese Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X X
Comparative Literature X
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X X
German Language and Literature X
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Italian Language and Literature X
Japanese Language and Literature X
Linguistics X X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Applied Mathematics, General X X
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
International/Global Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Museology/Museum Studies X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Astrophysics X
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Dance, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X X
Music Performance, General X X
Music, General X

University of Colorado Boulder Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017

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