University of Colorado Boulder: Admission & Tests

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Below 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 2015/16 this college accepted 80% 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 common component of the application. 38 percent of applicants at University of Colorado Boulder completed the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 510 to 660 on Critical Reading and from 520 to 680 on Math. So, if you have got above 620 in SAT Critical Reading and 640 in SAT Math, this good enough to get admitted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
470
590
620

SAT Math
480
600
640

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is a very important part of the application at University of Colorado Boulder. 77% of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 23 to 31 on Composite, from 23 to 32 on English, and from 23 to 30 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you got above 29 in ACT Composite, 30 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
21
27
29

ACT English
21
28
30

ACT Math
21
27
29

Contact Admissions

Phone
(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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