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University of Colorado Boulder

Country

Boulder, USA

Overall Ranking

158 in Times Higher Education

Fees

Varies

Overview

University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder or CU) is a public research university founded in 1876. Spread across 600 acres, CU Boulder is the flagship university in the University of Colorado systems and is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities. CU offers 4,000+ academic courses across 150 fields and has a record of delivering 7,000+ degrees annually. CU specialises in atomic physics, quantum physics, geology, ceramics, aerospace engineering science, and environmental law. One of the top institutes for research and development, this university has spent over $514 million in research in 2018, per the National Science Foundation. Twenty students of the university have received the Rhodes scholarship, as well. The university's annual economic impact on the state economy is $3.85 billion on average.

 

The main campus is south of Pearl Street Mall, consisting of academic and residential buildings in Tuscan Vernacular Revival. Its nine schools and colleges offer humanities, health, society, architecture, global studies, law and policy, space, visual arts, etc. The faculty includes Nobel laureates, Mac Arthur genius grant fellows, U.S. professors of the year, and many acknowledged personalities from respective fields. Students' on-campus housing facilities include residence halls, bear creek apartments, and graduate housing.

 

CU Boulder students can get involved in 450+ student organisations and more than 20 sororities and fraternities. There are provisions for every prospective student to be considered under scholarship programs, even for a smaller amount, thus saving up more than $8.5 million a year in fees. Encouraging entrepreneurship, they have supported and initiated 135+ start-ups through university technologies. The estimated tuition and fees for a Colorado resident is $28,478, a non-resident is $54,296, and an international student $60,156.

About the University

Year of establishment

1876

University Website Link

https://www.colorado.edu/

Also Known as

CU Boulder or CU

Total Students

35525

Total International Students

3091

Size of Campus

313 acres

University of Colorado Boulder Ranking

Ranking Provider
Rank

Times Higher Education

158

QS Rankings

251

US News

99

Webomatrics - World

309

Webomatrics - National

113

Popular Courses Offered

Postgraduate

MS in Finance

Duration

18 months

Tutiton Fees

2,346,792

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria a student must meet in order to be considered for admission are:

 

  • Applicants should have an overall minimum course average equivalent to a 50-59% 
  • English language proficiency test

 

English language proficiency requirements:

 

Exams

Engineering

Other Majors

TOEFL (i-BT)

83

75

IELTS

6.5

6.5

Duolingo

105

100

 

Admission Process

Application made be online along with the following supporting documents,

 

  • Academic transcripts
  • English Proficiency Test Results
  • Personal Statement
  • GRE test scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Visa Information

Accommodation

Undergraduate Housing

 

There are several campus housing alternatives to choose from as a first-year student with the live-on requirement. Additionally, the university can assist you in obtaining the information you require, whether you are a prospective student looking for housing for the first time or a current student reapplying to live in campus housing. Academic responsibility, community responsibility, social justice responsibility, and personal responsibility are four essential components of student development that the Residential Experience, or ResX, is supposed to help promote. Students will develop their dedication to learning and personal responsibility to be globally conscious members of their CU community and the broader world as they progress through their journey as a Buff, according to the Educational Priority.

 

When you live on campus, you'll have access to a variety of resources:

 

  • Personal responsibility
    • Students will investigate their own values and beliefs
    • Students will learn about resources that can help them improve their personal health and well-being
  • Academic responsibility
    • Students will form relationships with academics and staff in order to boost mentorship and academic assistance possibilities
    • On-campus, students will find essential academic resources and services
  • Community responsibility
    • Students will learn how to form healthy relationships with others by honing their interpersonal abilities
    • Students will consider how their behaviours affect their neighbourhood
  • Social justice responsibility
    • Students will recognise many cultural representations on a global and local scale
    • Students will research socio-structural elements that have an impact on their own and others' lives

 

Residence hall services

 

  • Laundry facilities
  • On-campus marketing
  • GradGuard Insurance
  • Mail services
  • Housekeeping

 

For more information, visit: https://www.colorado.edu/living/housing/undergraduate-housing 

 

 

Graduate and Family Housing

 

Graduate & Family Housing is a division of CU Boulder's accommodation department that provides housing for graduate students, students with families, faculty, and employees. Graduate and post-doctoral students, visiting scholars, and CU faculty and staff can all live in apartments. Some apartments are:

 

  • Athens Court: Unfurnished one and two-bedroom flats, as well as furnished studios, are available.
    • Eligibility
      • Graduate, post-doc and transfer students
      • Students, faculty or staff with family
      • Faculty/staff
      • Visiting scholar
  • Athens North: Only first-year graduate students are eligible. Studio apartments that are fully furnished. Unfurnished one and two-bedroom flats, as well as furnished studios, are available.
    • Eligibility
      • First-year graduate students only
  • Expansion units: Unfurnished one and two-bed units, as well as furnished studio apartments.
    • Eligibility
      • Graduate, post-doc and transfer students
      • Students, faculty or staff with family
      • Faculty/staff
      • Visiting scholar
  • Faculty Court apartments: Faculty, staff, and visiting scholars have access to furnished and unfurnished one and two-bedroom apartments.
    • Eligibility
      • Faculty
      • Staff
      • Visiting scholar
  • Marine Court apartments: One, two, and three-bedroom flats, both furnished and unfurnished.
    • Eligibility
      • Graduate, post-doc and transfer students
      • Students, faculty or staff with family
      • Faculty/staff
      • Visiting scholar
  • Newton Court apartments: Apartments with one, two, and three bedrooms that are unfurnished.
    • Eligibility
      • Graduate, post-doc and transfer students
      • Students, faculty or staff with family
      • Faculty/staff
      • Visiting scholar
  • Smiley Court apartments: Apartments with one, two, and three bedrooms that are unfurnished.
    • Eligibility
      • Graduate, post-doc and transfer students
      • Students, faculty or staff with family
      • Faculty/staff
      • Visiting scholar

 

Residence hall services

 

  • Laundry facilities
  • GradGuard Insurance
  • Mail services
  • Housekeeping

 

For more information, visit: https://www.colorado.edu/living/housing/graduate-and-family-housing 

 

Off-Campus Housing & Neighbourhood relations

 

CU Student Government (CUSG) oversees Off-Campus Housing & Neighborhood Relations, which is your sole university-affiliated housing resource. The office can assist you with all aspects of living off-campus, from finding an apartment and roommate, understanding Boulder housing options, and receiving free lease reviews from our staff attorney, to navigating roommate disputes, understanding Boulder ordinances, and advocating for your rights as a student and tenant.

 

For more information, visit: https://www.colorado.edu/offcampus/ 

 

For general enquiries, visit: https://www.colorado.edu/living/housing  

Placements

With a high percentage of academic tenure-track appointments, students in the programme do exceptionally well.

 

  • 40% of placed students graduated with a 3.3 - 3.8 GPA
  • 37% Female, 63% Male
  • 6.48% international students

 

Major companies which hire from here are JPMorgan Chase & Co, Deloitte, Oracle, PWC, Amazon, Google, Apple, HP, Visa, Microsoft, IBM, Disney, Trimble, Morgan Stanley etc.

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Advantages

The University Of Colorado Boulder ranked 9th as the Best Business School USA.

It also holds 131st position in 2021 globally by Times Higher Education World University,

in the QS World University Rankings, it holds 230th position.

Total international students is 3,100.

Acceptance rate is 78%.

Students receiving financial aid is 66%.

Most popular majors are available in Business, Psychology, Public Relations and more.

Employability rate is 92%.

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University of Colorado Boulder is located in Boulder, USA

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The average first year cost to study in University of Colorado Boulder is INR 4198636

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University of Colorado Boulder has an acceptance rate of 12.5%

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