University of Colorado Boulder

country rank  33
world rank  44

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, University of Colorado Boulder is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Boulder (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Colorado. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym CU Boulder
Founded 1876
Motto Let Your Light Shine
Colours Gold and black

University Location

Address Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder (population range: 50,000-249,999)
80309-0017 Colorado
United States
T +1 (303) 492 1411
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Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 604 Alpine Ave
Boulder 80304
+1 3034446545

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Colorado Boulder's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1913


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering Technology ABET
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism Mass Communication ACEJMC
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Colorado System (CU System)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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