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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

The University of Colorado Boulder, founded in 1876, is a comprehensive, public university and a major research and teaching university. Its 600-acre campus is located in Boulder, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, 27 miles northwest of Denver.

Web Sitewww.colorado.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students27,010
   Women12,066 (44.7%)
   Men14,944 (55.3%)
Graduate Students5,765

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate80% of 31,291 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.62
SAT Math604 average
540-660 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading584 average
530-640 range of middle 50%
SAT WritingNot reported
ACT Composite27 average
24-30 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $29,215
Out-of-state: $52,763
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $11,531
Out-of-state: $35,079
Room and Board
$13,590
Average Percent of Need Met81%
Average Freshman Award$15,331
Average Indebtedness of
2015 Graduates
$25,605

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
1,499
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 21% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 6% of classes
50-99 students: 9% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Boulder Population103,166
Nearest Metropolitan AreaDenver
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 29% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotRalphie the Buffalo
Sororities25% of women participate
Fraternities 12% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.8% Asian
1.7% Black/African-American
11.3% Hispanic/Latino
4.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.1% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students5.9% from 113 countries
First-Year Students Returning86.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
47.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
74%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
20.0%
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CLASS OF 2021 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.51 3.82 580 630 28
Low 1.70 1.90 580 630 16
High 4.00 5.00 580 630 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• A live buffalo serves as the UCB mascot.

• UCB is within a three-hour drive of many ski/snowboard resorts.

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