Regent Administration Center, Room 125, 552 UCB Boulder, CO 80309-0552 303-492-6301
About University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Year of Foundation 1876
  • Size of Campus 600 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 25,842
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 47% 53% 33%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $26,700 in-state, 22,989 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $10,792
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 26,405
As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) – and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region – we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with four Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Eta Kappa Nu; Golden Key Honor Society; Kappa Kappa Psi; Mortar Board; Omicron Psi; Omega Chi Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Sigma Pi; Pi Mu Epsilon; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Sigma Gamma Tau; Sigma Tau
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) 30 religious groups
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 9%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Afghan Student Union, Alliance of Latin-American Students Asian Unity, Association of Thai Students in Boulder, Black Student Alliance, Bridges (An alliance for Gay, Lesbian, Bi-Sexual, & Transgender Students of Color), Chi
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 14
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 14
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the CU Opera, football, the International Festival, the Conference on World Affairs, Theatre productions, speakers brought to campus by organizations such as the Women's Resource Center and the Cultural Events Board.
  • Number of students in fraternities 14
  • Percent students who are frat members 7%
  • Distance to nearest train Denver (27)
  • Distance to nearest bus Boulder (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Denver International Airport (42), Colorado Springs (106)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 15%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 22%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, sorority housing, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 50%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 31%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 23
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 4%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
Campus Services
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 70
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Art galleries, natural history museum, heritage center, observatory, planetarium and science center, electron microscope, outdoor theater, video interactive foreign language laboratory, mountain research station, centrifuge, a hands-on teaching and learnin
  • Number Of Books in Library 3,554,826
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 450,928
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 15
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 26,152
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 6,802,839
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 20
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 4,000
Student Employment and Career
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,200
  • Employed Students after 2 years 57%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Deloitte & Touche, Lockheed Martin, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Peace Corps, Teach for America, Ball Aerospace, Boulder Valley School District, Eco Cycle, Dell Computer, Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, IBM, JD Edwards, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Instr
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 14%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City