School Overview

University of Colorado Boulder is a Public, 4 years college located in Boulder, Colorado. CU Boulder ranked 177th in National Universities and 7th in Colorado Colleges.
It has a total enrollment of 37,437 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. CU Boulder's acceptance rate is 79.58% last year (undergraduate school).
University of Colorado Boulder is accredited by Higher Learning Commission.
Contact Information
AddressRegent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309-0017
Admission Information
Net Price
School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of University of Colorado Boulder is 79.58% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 15.57%. The application fees are $50 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate79.58 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)15.57 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

CU Boulder's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,496 for Colorado residents and $38,314 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $13,901 for Colorado residents and $33,953 for out-of-students.
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,496$38,314
Graduate Tuition & Fees$13,901$33,953
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 37,437 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 11,072 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. CU Boulder has 30,307 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 7,130 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students37,437
Undergraduate Students30,307
Graduate Students7,130
Online Enrollment11,072

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs227 Programs
Number of online programs2 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification