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COLLEGE PROFILE

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

TUITION AND EXPENSES

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
Books and Supplies
$1,800
Other Expenses
$2,294
Payment PlansDeferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinancialaid@colorado.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application Deadline 
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001370
Free

PROFILE OF 2016-17 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants4,955 (77.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need2,471 (49.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid2,412 (97.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,112 (46.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met82%
Average Award$16,237
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,879 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,465
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,065 (85.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,563
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 135 (5.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift2,125 (33.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $8,893
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants12,537 (49.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need9,046 (72.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid8,736 (96.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met3,570 (40.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met81%
Average Award$16,838
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,844 (78.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $11,026
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,703 (88.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,776
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 311 (3.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift6,869 (26.8%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,205
Borrowing
2016 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
43%
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$27,405
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
18.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
3.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other LoansCollege/university loans, Private loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Social Sciences, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
 
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,768
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.56 3.87 646 652 29
Low 2.30 2.30 490 520 13
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 36
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