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University of Colorado Boulder Campus, Boulder, CO

University of Colorado Boulder

Acceptance Rate 82 %
SAT Average 1,255
Tuition & Fees $38,318
($12,500)
Student Population 36,681
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $11,109

CU Boulder Academic Overview

University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Boulder, Colorado. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 36,681 students are enrolled into CU Boulder. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 82% and the graduation rate is 71% last year.

CU Boulder 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, University of Colorado Boulder tuition and fees are $12,500 for Colorado residents and $38,318 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $13,556 for in-state students and $33,014 for out-of-state students.

University of Colorado Boulder 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,500$38,318
Graduate$13,556$33,014
[Chart] University of Colorado Boulder 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at CU Boulder

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at CU Boulder. The acceptance rate of CU Boulder is 82% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average graduation rate is 71% and the transfer-out rate is 18%. Total 36,681 students are attending CU Boulder including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $11,109 and 47 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.16% of total undergraduate students). Total 36,681 students are attending CU Boulder including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

[Chart] University of Colorado Boulder Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of Colorado Boulder is 82 %.
Graduation Rate for University of Colorado Boulder is 71 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of Colorado Boulder is 18 %
Retention Rate for University of Colorado Boulder is 88 %
Student Population for University of Colorado Boulder is 36,681
Student to Faculty Rate for University of Colorado Boulder is 18 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $11,109 at University of Colorado Boulder.

University of Colorado Boulder Directory Information

Offered Degrees

CU Boulder offers 215 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at University of Colorado Boulder
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree741
Master's Degree7811
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship610
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Colorado Boulder offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.

Special Learning Opportunities at University of Colorado Boulder
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:7,300)
Board/Meal Plan

Veterans Benefits

University of Colorado Boulder has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at University of Colorado Boulder
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at University of Colorado Boulder
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits