Ranking  103      39
Country United States
City Boulder
Bachelor (foreigners)33,151 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)11,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)10,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)12,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $1,119-1,841 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 100%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1876
Abbreviation CU
Teachers 3,388
Students 28,239
Foreigners 6%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Colors Gold and black
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Let Your Light Shine
Accreditation
• The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
Affiliations
• University of Colorado System
• Association of American Universities (AAU)
• Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
• Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
• Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Rankings
World ranking103
Country ranking39
Academic Reputation195
Employer Reputation288
Quality of teaching184
International Faculty334
Citations per Faculty214
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities266
Engineering and Technology185
Life Sciences and Medicine207
Natural Science65
Social Sciences and Management264
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics46
Physics12
Chemistry33
Computer Science51
Economics & Business51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking103
QS World University Rankings176
ARWU Academic Ranking34
Cost of living in Boulder
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 598 865
Food 295 521
Transportation 64 158
Communications and utilities 99 111
Clothing 19 68
Sports and leisure 43 119
Total1,1191,841
Accommodation in Boulder USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre604
Shared room in city centre873
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre823
1 bedroom apartment in city centre973
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة كولورادو بولدر
German University of Colorado at Boulder
Spanish Universidad de Colorado en Boulder
French Université du Colorado à Boulder
Japanese コロラド大学ボルダー校
Korean 콜로라도대학교 볼더캠퍼스
Portuguese Universidade do Colorado em Boulder
Russian Колорадский университет в Боулдере
Chinese 科罗拉多大学-玻尔得
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University of Colorado at Boulder (CU) - public higher education institution in United States.

University of Colorado at Boulder - Description

University of Colorado Boulder The University of Colorado Boulder is the major research university in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. Its Graduate School offers 59 doctoral and 64 master’s degree programs. CU-Boulder awards graduate degrees in a full range of disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, fine arts, performing arts, engineering, journalism/media/communication, business, music, and education. The Graduate School provides students with a wide scope of research opportunities. It oversees 11 research institutes on campus that conduct interdisciplinary investigations in such areas as environmental sciences, space studies, biotechnology, renewable energy, and behavioral science. Three such investigations resulted in the 2001, 2005, and 2012 Nobel Prizes in physics. Students participate in the research programs of faculty and in cooperative research programs with federal agencies, laboratories, and private industries. Faculty received 412 USD.1 million in sponsored research awards in the 2014 fiscal year, part of which helps support the work of hundreds of graduate students, gives graduate students access to high-quality equipment, and fosters collaboration with world-class faculty. The University of Colorado Law School is a top-25 public law school and offers rich opportunities for interdisciplinary study through seven dual degree programs with other CU-Boulder schools and colleges.

Bachelor - University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder, a major research and teaching university, enjoys a spectacular environment at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, with over 300 days of sunshine annually. CU-Boulder faculty members bring their research into the classroom in areas such as physics, space sciences, and the American West. Students participate in over 300 study abroad programs in 65 countries, honors programs, undergraduate research, service learning courses (combining community service with instruction), and 14 residential academic programs. Students from diverse backgrounds may also receive financial, personal, and academic support through one of the CU-Lead (leadership, excellence, achievement, and diversity) alliance programs housed in various colleges and departments. CU-Boulder students come from every state and more than 100 countries, which enriches campus life with a variety of cultures and perspectives. Student government, clubs, indoor and outdoor recreation, volunteer work, and the arts are just some of the activities available.

Description of University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder is the major research university in the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. CU-Boulder has a proud academic tradition, with five Nobel laureates in the sciences, eight MacArthur “genius grant” recipients, more than 100 Fulbright scholars since 1982, and 68 combined members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Education, the National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Sciences. Several CU-Boulder research faculty from the National Snow and Ice data center shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former Vice President Al Gore for their contributions to the international report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The university ranks as one of the top five sources of Peace Corps volunteers among U.S. colleges and universities and is the home of the founding chapter of Engineers Without Borders. The CU-Boulder Graduate School offers 59 doctoral and 64 master’s degree programs in a full range of disciplines, including humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, fine arts, performing arts, engineering, journalism, business, music, and education. The Graduate School provides students with a wide scope of research opportunities. It oversees 11 research institutes on campus that conduct interdisciplinary investigations in such areas as environmental sciences, space studies, biotechnology, renewable energy, and behavioral science. Students participate in the research programs of faculty and in cooperative research programs with federal agencies, laboratories, and private industries. Faculty received $412.1 million in sponsored research awards in the 2014 fiscal year, part of which helps support the work of hundreds of graduate students, gives graduate students access to high-quality equipment, and fosters collaboration with world-class faculty. The University of Colorado Law School is a top-25 public law school and offers rich opportunities for interdisciplinary study through seven dual degree programs with other CU-Boulder schools and colleges. The campus maintains an intimate college atmosphere for undergraduate students with many small academic communities and 85% of classes enrolling fewer than 50 students. CU-Boulder offers more than 3,600 undergraduate courses in approximately 150 areas of study and 86 degree programs at the bachelor’s level. Undergraduates apply to the following colleges, schools, and programs: Arts & Sciences, Leeds School of Business, Engineering & Applied Science, Music, Environmental Design, Education, and Communication, Media and Information. CU-Boulder faculty members bring their research into the classroom in areas such as physics, space sciences, and the American West. University facilities include an observatory, planetarium, mountain research station, a hands-on teaching and learning laboratory for engineering, and the Alliance for Teaching, Learning, & Society Center, a structure that offers the university community groundbreaking instructional technology and learning opportunities. Outstanding departments and programs include aerospace engineering, astrophysical and planetary sciences, biochemistry, biology, chemistry, engineering, English, entrepreneurial business, geography, integrative physiology, music, physics, and psychology. Undergraduate students participate in over 300 study abroad programs in 65 countries, honors programs, undergraduate research, service learning courses—combining community service with instruction, and 14 residential academic programs. CU-Boulder students come from every state and more than 100 countries, which enriches campus life with a variety of cultures and perspectives

Programs - Bachelor - University of Colorado at Boulder

Bachelor Accounting
Bachelor Aerospace Engineering Sciences
Bachelor Anthropology
Bachelor Applied Mathematics
Bachelor Architectural Engineering
Bachelor Architecture Studies
Bachelor Art History
Bachelor Asian Studies
Bachelor Astronomy
Bachelor Biochemistry
Bachelor Chemical and Biological Engineering
Bachelor Chemical Engineering
Bachelor Chemistry
Bachelor Chinese
Bachelor Civil Engineering
Bachelor Classics
Bachelor Communication
Bachelor Computer Science
Bachelor Dance
Bachelor Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Bachelor Economics
Bachelor Electrical and Computer Engineering
Bachelor Electrical Engineering
Bachelor Engineering Physics
Bachelor English
Bachelor Environmental Design
Bachelor Environmental Engineering
Bachelor Environmental Studies
Bachelor Ethnic Studies
Bachelor Film Studies
Bachelor Finance
Bachelor French
Bachelor Geography
Bachelor Geological Sciences
Bachelor Germanic Studies
Bachelor History
Bachelor Humanities
Bachelor Integrative Physiology
Bachelor International Affairs
Bachelor Italian
Bachelor Japanese
Bachelor Linguistics
Bachelor Management and Entrepreneurship
Bachelor Marketing
Bachelor Mathematics
Bachelor Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Bachelor Music
Bachelor Music Education
Bachelor Music Performance
Bachelor Open Option - Arts and Sciences
Bachelor Open Option - Business
Bachelor Open Option - Engineering
Bachelor Philosophy
Bachelor Physics
Bachelor Planning Studies
Bachelor Political Science
Bachelor Prejournalism and Mass Communication*
Bachelor PreProfessional Health
Bachelor PreProfessional Law
Bachelor Psychology
Bachelor Religious Studies
Bachelor Russian Studies
Bachelor Sociology
Bachelor Spanish
Bachelor Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
Bachelor Studio Arts
Bachelor Teacher Licensure - Elementary
Bachelor Teacher Licensure - Music (K-12)
Bachelor Teacher Licensure - Secondary (English, French, German, Japanese, Latin, Mathematics, Music, Russian, Science, Social Studies, Spanish)
Bachelor Theatre
Bachelor Women and Gender Studies
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Programs - Master - University of Colorado at Boulder

Master Aerospace engineering sciences
Master Anthropology
Master Applied Mathematics
Master Art and Art History
Master Asian Languages and Civilizations
Master Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Master Atlas-Technology, Media and Society
Master Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Master Chemical engineering
Master Chemical Physics
Master Chemistry and Biochemistry
Master Civil, environmental, and architectural engineering
Master Classics
Master Cognitive Science
Master Communication
Master Comparative Literature
Master Computer science
Master Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI)
Master Dance
Master Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
Master Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)- Music Education
Master Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)- Musicology
Master Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Master Economics
Master Educational and Psychological Studies (EPSY)
Master Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity (EECD)
Master Educational Foundations, Policy, and Practice (EFPP)
Master Electrical, computer, & energy engineering
Master Engineering management
Master English
Master Environmental Studies
Master French
Master Geography
Master Geological Sciences
Master Geophysics
Master Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature
Master History
Master Integrative Physiology
Master Journalism
Master Juris Doctor (JD)
Master Juris Doctor/Master of Business Administration (JD/MBA)
Master Linguistics
Master MA in Mass Communication Research
Master MA in Newsgathering
Master Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Master Master of Business Administration/MA or MFA in Fine Arts (MBA/MA Fine Arts or MFA Fine Arts)
Master Master of Business Administration/Master of Science in Telecommunications (MBA/MS TLEN)
Master Master of Music (MM)
Master Master of Music Education (MMEd)
Master Mathematics
Master Mechanical engineering
Master Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Master MS Accounting
Master MS Auditing
Master Museum and Field Studies
Master Neuroscience
Master PhD in Accounting
Master PhD in Communication
Master PhD in Finance
Master PhD in Information Systems
Master PhD in Marketing
Master PhD in Operations Management
Master PhD in Strategic, Organizational, and Entrepreneurial Studies
Master Philosophy
Master Physics
Master Political Science
Master Psychology and Neuroscience
Master Religious Studies
Master Research and Evaluation Methodology (REME)
Master Sociology
Master Spanish
Master Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences
Master Theatre Dual Degree Programs
Master MBA/MA in Anthropology
Master MBA/MA in Germanic and Slavic Languages
Master MBA/MS in Computer Science
Master MBA/MS in Environmental Studies
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