University of Colorado Boulder: Admission & Tests

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University of Colorado Boulder LogoBelow is a quick review of University of Colorado Boulder general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Colorado Boulder admission requirements are very easy; in 2013/14 this college accepted 84% of the applicants.

The college recommends you to submit reference letters with your application and doesn't require admission test scores.

University of Colorado Boulder generally will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$50
University of Colorado Boulder requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Colorado Boulder is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00. The first-professional application fee is $65.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Assessment Test is a typical component of the application. 47 percent of applicants at University of Colorado Boulder completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 650 on Critical Reading and from 520 to 670 on Math. So, if you have got above 610 in SAT Critical Reading and 630 in SAT Math, this good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
580
610

SAT Math
480
600
630

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a very important part of the application at University of Colorado Boulder. 78% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 22 to 29 on Composite, from 22 to 30 on English, and from 23 to 30 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you got above 28 in ACT Composite, 28 in ACT English, and 29 in ACT Math - that should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
20
26
28

ACT English
20
26
28

ACT Math
21
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(303)
492-1411
To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to University of Colorado Boulder, please contact this school directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (303) 492-1411 or check University of Colorado Boulder Website

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