University of Colorado Boulder Comparison

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University of Colorado Boulder
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Location Boulder, CO
Setting Small City
Students 37,437
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $10,728
Tuition (Out of State) $36,546
Room & Board $15,220
Avg Net Price $21,198
Avg Grant Aid $9,992
% Receiving Grant Aid 64%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 84.2%
Avg High School GPA 3.67
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 25/31
SAT Range 1130/1350
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2022


Graduation Rate 68%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $56,900
Making Student Loan Payments 73%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,500
Median Loan Payment $201
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard