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Study at University of Colorado At Boulder

The University of Colorado at Boulder, also known as CU-Boulder or UCB, is the flagship university of the University of Colorado System in Boulder, Colorado. It was established in 1876. UCB offers more than 150 academic programs in diverse fields of study. The university is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • College of Architecture and Planning
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Applied Science
  • College of Music
  • Graduate School
  • Leeds School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • School of Law
UCB's sports teams are nicknamed the Colorado Buffaloes. They compete in more than eight intercollegiate sports in the NCAA Division I Big 12 Conference. The Buffaloes have won over 20 NCAA championships.

Profile of University of Colorado At Boulder

University of Colorado can be found in Boulder, CO (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at University of Colorado.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in mathematics, science, engineering, media, fine arts, and liberal arts.

University of Colorado Selectivity

University of Colorado does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 520 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 540 to 650, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way University of Colorado works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 31, 796 students were enrolled in University of Colorado.

Student Life

The school offers students meal plans. University of Colorado student athletes compete in Big Twelve Conference competitions.

University of Colorado Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 965economics, political science, English, sociology, history, international studies, anthropology, Spanish language, . . .
Business and Management1, 041business management
Engineering789electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, engineering, architectural engineering, engineering physics, . . .
Science788physiology, call and molecular biology, ecology and population biology, biochemistry, physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, . . .
Therapy and Counselling603psychology, communication disorders, educational psychology, cognitive science
Media569journalism, communication studies
Architecture and Planning200environmental design
Fine Arts191fine arts
Education and Teaching168curriculum and instruction, social foundations of education, music teaching
Computer Science and Engineering130computer science, computer engineering
Mathematics120mathematics, applied mathematics
Conservation and Resource Management102environmental studies
Music100music performance, music, music history and theory
Religion and Philosophy88philosophy, religion
Photography and Commercial Art87film studies
Drama and Performing Arts61drama, dance
Medical Support and Technology4audiology

Contact: University of Colorado

University of Colorado At Boulder

Regent Drive at Broadway

Boulder, CO 80309-0017

General Phone: (303) 492-1411


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