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University of Colorado at Boulder

General Information

Name: University of Colorado at Boulder
Address: Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309-0017
Phone:

  • General information: (303) 492-1411
  • Financial aid office: (303) 492-5091
  • Admissions office: (303) 492-6301

Website: www.colorado.edu
Type of Institution: Public, 4-year or above
Religious affiliation: None

Estimated Student Expenses

Detailed Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
Tuition and fees
In-state$7,278$6,636$5,643
Out-of-state$26,756$24,798$23,539
Books and supplies$1,749$1,698$1,698
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$9,860$9,088$8,300
Other$4,374$4,212$3,582
Total Expenses2008-20092007-20082006-2007
In-state
On Campus$23,261$21,634$19,223
Out-of-state
On Campus$42,739$39,796$37,119

Financial Aid Recipients

    Percentage of Students Who Receive Aid:
  • Any form of aid: 39%
  • Federal grants: 10%
  • State/local grants: 16%
  • Institutional grants: 20%
  • Student loans: 24%
    Average Amount of Aid Received:
  • Federal grants:$3877
  • State/local grants:$2597
  • Institutional grants:$2724
  • Student loans:$4595

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2006-07):$50
Undergraduate Admissions
Fall 2006
TotalMenWomen
Number of applicants18,1609,1239,037
Percent admitted87.9%85.6%90.2%
Percent admitted who enrolled
Full-time35.1%37.3%32.9%
Part-time0.3%0.4%0.2%

Enrollment

Total enrollment: 31589
Undergraduate enrollment: 26210
First-time student retention: 83%
Overall graduation rate: 66%

Characteristics of undergraduate students

    • Attendance:
    • Full Time: 91%
    • Part Time: 9%
    • Gender:
    • Men: 53%
    • Women: 47%

White non-hispanic: 78%
Black non-hispanic: 2%
Hispanic: 6%
Asian/pacific islander: 6%
American indian/alaska native: 1%
Other: 7%

Accreditation

AgencyPeriods of AccreditationAction
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission 1/1/1913 -  None

Degrees offered

Architecture and Related Services
 Environmental Design/Architecture - Bachelor

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, and Gender Studies
 American/United States Studies/Civilization - Bachelor
 Asian Studies/Civilization - Bachelor
 Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other - Bachelor
 Russian Studies - Bachelor
 Women's Studies - Bachelor

Biological and Biomedical Sciences
 Biochemistry - Bachelor
 Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Physiology, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services
 Business Administration and Management, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
 Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Journalism - Bachelor, Master

Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
 Computer Science - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Education
 Curriculum and Instruction - Master, Doctor
 Educational Evaluation and Research - Doctor
 Music Teacher Education - Bachelor, Master
 Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education - Master, Doctor

Engineering
 Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Architectural Engineering - Bachelor
 Chemical Engineering - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Civil Engineering, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Computer Engineering, General - Bachelor
 Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Engineering Physics - Bachelor
 Engineering, General - Master
 Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering - Bachelor
 Mechanical Engineering - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

English Language and Literature/Letters
 Creative Writing - Master
 English Language and Literature, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
 Chinese Language and Literature - Bachelor
 Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General - Bachelor, Master
 Comparative Literature - Master, Doctor
 East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General - Master
 French Language and Literature - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 German Language and Literature - Master
 Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General - Bachelor
 Italian Language and Literature - Bachelor
 Japanese Language and Literature - Bachelor
 Linguistics - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Spanish Language and Literature - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
 Communication Disorders, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

History
 History, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Legal Professions and Studies
 Law (LL.B.,J.D.) - First Professional

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies & Humanities
 Humanities/Humanistic Studies - Bachelor

Mathematics and Statistics
 Applied Mathematics - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Mathematics, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
 Cognitive Science - Doctor
 International/Global Studies - Bachelor
 Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - Bachelor
 Museology/Museum Studies - Master
 Neuroscience - Doctor

Natural Resources and Conservation
 Environmental Studies - Bachelor, Master

Philosophy and Religious Studies
 Philosophy - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Religion/Religious Studies - Bachelor, Master

Physical Sciences
 Astronomy - Bachelor
 Astrophysics - Master, Doctor
 Chemistry, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Geology/Earth Science, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Physics, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Psychology
 Educational Psychology - Master
 Psychology, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Social Sciences
 Anthropology - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Economics, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Geography - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Political Science and Government, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Sociology - Bachelor, Master, Doctor

Visual and Performing Arts
 Dance, General - Bachelor, Master
 Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Film/Cinema Studies - Bachelor
 Fine/Studio Arts, General - Bachelor, Master
 Music History, Literature, and Theory - Doctor
 Music Performance, General - Bachelor, Master, Doctor
 Music, General - Bachelor



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