University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, Colorado

Overview

AddressRegent Drive at Broadway
School Websitewww.colorado.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Midsize

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Colorado Boulder is a large public, 4-year college based in Boulder, Colorado that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 36,604 students applied to University of Colorado Boulder. Of those students, 29,848 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Colorado Boulder was $10,728, in addition to fees of $1,804. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Colorado Boulder.

University of Colorado Boulder has a 71% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Colorado Boulder acceptance rate is 82%. To put this into perspective, 29,848 of the 36,604 students who applied to University of Colorado Boulder in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Colorado Boulder is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Colorado Boulder had an SAT score between the range of 1,150 and 1,360. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Colorado Boulder was between 25 and 31 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Colorado Boulder as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Colorado Boulder, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,728. Combined with fees of $1,804, room and board costs of $14,418, other expenses of $2,294 and the $1,800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $31,044.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $37,286 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Colorado Boulder to $55,798 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Colorado Boulder are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Colorado Boulder was $4,930 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 16%.

University of Colorado Boulder Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio18:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Colorado Boulder.

University of Colorado Boulder has a good gender split, with 45% of undergraduates being female and 55% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Colorado residents; in fact, 51% of all students reside in Colorado. However, 45% of students come from out-of-state and 4% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Colorado Boulder is 18:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Colorado Boulder to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 16% students enroll at University of Colorado Boulder part-time; the other 30,730 students enrolled full-time.

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