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CU Boulder
Location Boulder, CO
Setting Small City
Enrollment 39,585
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #191
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Team Colors          


CU Boulder
Tuition (In State) $11,520
Tuition (Out of State) $38,770
Room & Board $16,146
Avg Net Price $21,836
Avg Grant Aid $10,477
% Receiving Grant Aid 57%


CU Boulder
Admission Chances Calculate
Applied 53,781
Admitted 43,416
Acceptance Rate 80.7%
Enrolled % 16.4%
Avg High School GPA 3.68
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Very High
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 26/32
SAT Range 1160/1390
Submit Test Scores Not required for admission, but considered if submitted (Test Optional)
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2024


CU Boulder
Student to Faculty Ratio 18:1
Popular Majors
  • Social Sciences (16%)
  • Business (12%)
  • Biology (10%)
  • Psychology (10%)
  • Communication (8%)


CU Boulder
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


CU Boulder
% Men 55%
% Women 45%
Racial Diversity Low
% White 71%
% Black 2%
% Hispanic 11%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 6%
% Unknown Race 1%


CU Boulder
% In-State 53%
% Out-of-State 45%


CU Boulder
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education IPEDS and College Scorecard