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University of Colorado

University of Colorado

+1 303-492-1411

3100 Marine Street Boulder, CO USA 80309

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is a public institution, founded in 1876. The only school in the Rocky Mountain Region to become a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, CU Boulder is highly regarded for its research in aerospace, health sciences, and climate, as well as its programs in engineering and education. Notable alumni include astronaut and Columbia crew member Kalpana Chawla, Olympic medalist Kara Goucher, and South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

Ranked 95 in the nation, CU Boulder’s acceptance rate is 84% and its graduation rate is 69%. CU Boulder’s tuition costs vary according to students’ majors, but its estimated tuition rate is $12,466 per year for in-state students and $38,284 per year for out-of-state students. Over 29,000 undergraduates are enrolled, and over 6,000 postgraduates are enrolled. The university offers over 50 undergraduate majors and more than 124 postgraduate programs. CU Boulder follows a semester-based academic calendar.

CU Boulder’s campus sprawls across more than 600 acres, against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains. Boulder is an active college town, offering an eclectic mix of recreational activities, to include more than 80 miles of biking and walking trails. On campus, students can choose from more than 450 student clubs and organizations and about 20 fraternities and sororities. The Colorado Buffaloes, or “Buffs” for short, compete in the NCAA Division I Pac-12 Conference. The university is committed to community service. Six thousand students volunteer every year through the CU Boulder Volunteer Resource Center, in programs like the Better Boulder Day of Service, a day of community service in surrounding neighborhoods. When students need to get away, they have access to 11 nearby ski slopes, the Rocky Mountain National Park, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and the capital city of Denver.

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