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CU-Boulder Student Outcomes


Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
71% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for University of Colorado Boulder
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 40% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 63% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 68% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from University of Colorado Boulder. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. University of Colorado Boulder is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$56,900 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending University of Colorado Boulder
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $39,800 per year
after 7 years $43,900 per year
after 8 years $47,800 per year
after 9 years $52,400 per year
after 10 years $56,900 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former University of Colorado Boulder students who are working and no longer in school is $56,900, which is 66% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
$19,500
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans
31%

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$201 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
73% vs. 47% national average