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Boulder, CO
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80%Acceptance rate
3.72Avg GPA
$57KCost
31KUndergrads
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University of Colorado Boulder | CU Boulder

Boulder, ColoradoPublic

Your chances

Acceptance rate

80%

Public school in Colorado with 31,000 total undergraduate students
Urban
Rocky Mountains
On campus housing
D1 Football, D1 Basketball
Pacific-12 Conference
Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309
(303) 492-1411
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
80%
Yield rate - overall
16%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
83%

Men
75%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
54,756

Women: 52%
Men: 48%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$29,252
Out-of-state
$56,502

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$17,133

$30,001–48,000
$292

$48,001–75,000
$277

$75,001–110,000
$3,746,384

Over $110,000
$12,830

Published costs and averages can be misleading: they don’t fully account for your family’s finances (for financial aid) or your academic profile (for scholarships).

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Applications

How to apply

Accepts Common App
Test optional
Rec letters optional
Considers class rank
TOEFL required (international applicants)

Tests typically submitted

SAT: 32%

ACT: 16%
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
6,785
Student diversity
Low diversity
4-year graduation rate
50%

6-year graduation rate
69%

Retention rate
88%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
7%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 45%
Men: 55%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
6%

Black
2%

Hispanic
13%

Native American
< 1%

Other
7%

White
73%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
18:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

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