University of Colorado Boulder: Review & Facts

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University of Colorado Boulder is a large four-year, public school with 31,945 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1876 and is one of the 5 schools and colleges located in Boulder, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
82
Bachelor's degree, master's degree, and doctoral degree are available at University of Colorado Boulder.

University of Colorado Boulder deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 82 majors. The most popular concentrations are Engineering, Business, Management, Biology, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
83%
The rate of student retention at University of Colorado Boulder is high at 83% (well above Colorado average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at University of Colorado Boulder is average - 67%. About 19% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Colorado Boulder is reasonably decent, 19:1. Learn more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$31,500
Average tuition costs are extremely high - around $30,000 per year. The additional fees at University of Colorado Boulder (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,500; this comes to $31,500 a year.

Read the details about University of Colorado Boulder additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
84%
As reported in recent government data, 21,744 applications were submitted and 18,172 were accepted; so it is easy to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Colorado Boulder in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
University of Colorado Boulder offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Colorado Boulder, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
University of Colorado Boulder provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 7,500 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Colorado Boulder. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Colorado Boulder appears to be a relatively dangerous school. The college has been investigated by the government for possible crime reporting violations. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

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Post Address: University of Colorado Boulder, Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017, USA
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