University of Colorado Boulder

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University of Colorado Boulder

CU Boulder's innovative academic programs, hands-on opportunities and rigorous course work will prepare you for a complex global society. While interacting with our faculty, which includes Nobel laureates, MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellows, U.S. Professor of the Year awardees and National Medal of Science winners, you'll develop a broad understanding of the world, strong leadership skills and an enhanced ability to think critically. Live in spectacular surroundings and learn in a campus environment full of extraordinary opportunities.

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Architecture
  • Media & Information

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Students Clubs & Organizations
  • Community Service

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines

First-year

You are considered a first year student (freshman) at CU Boulder if you have not enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school. Application checklist: - Complete Common Application - Application fee - Personal essay - Writing supplements - Academic letter of recommendation - High school transcript of equivalency (official or unofficial) - SAT or ACT score (optional)

Transfer

You are considered a transfer student at CU Boulder if you have enrolled at another college or university since graduating from high school. Application checklist: - Complete CU Boulder Transfer Application - Application fee - Personal statement - High school transcript of equivalency (official or unofficial) - College transcript (official or unofficial) - SAT or ACT score (optional). For more information on how to apply as a transfer student, visit our how to apply page at colorado.edu/admissions/transfer/apply.

Visit us

Our campus is brimming with inspiring energy, and we want you to experience it! From student-faculty collaboration and entrepreneurial endeavors to international festivals and Pac-12 games, the best way to experience CU Boulder is to see it for yourself. We offer daily information sessions and campus tours, in-person on-campus visit programs throughout the year, and virtual events and experiences. Explore our visit programs in a way that suits you best. Choose from visit programs categorized by student type, academic interest and time of year. Make the experience all your own at colorado.edu/visit.

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Admissions office

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School location
Address

Regent Administrative Center 125, 552 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309, United States of America

Phone number

(303) 492-6301

Region

West

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