University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, CO

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Be inspired. Be unique. Be driven. 

Be inspired
Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the city of Boulder is a leading force in research, technology, and entrepreneurship. It’s a place where innovation happens. In the heart of the city, the University of Colorado Boulder produces some of the best and brightest in these industries and is a primary source of Colorado’s highly skilled workforce. Our talented faculty, students, and alumni are leading the way for the next generation by inspiring and leading in scientific, humanitarian, and social enterprises. 

Be challenged 
CU Boulder has nine colleges, schools, and programs: the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Engineering and Applied Science; the College of Media, Communication, and Information; the College of Music; the Leeds School of Business; the School of Education; the School of Law; the Program in Environmental Design; and the Program in Exploratory Studies. Between them all, we offer more than 4,000 academic courses across 150 fields of study, enabling you to create an academic experience that’s totally unique to you. 

Be balanced
At CU Boulder, the hard work happening in our classrooms, labs, recital halls, and studios is passionately balanced with enjoying the beauty that surrounds us. We have one of the most active college campuses in the nation, where recreation, sports, and student groups play key roles in the unique CU Boulder experience. Within our inclusive community, you’ll find many ways to get involved and make lifelong friends. And you’ll have chances to serve the greater good through volunteerism and civic engagement, whether it’s around the world or across the street.

 

ACCOLADES

 

#4 among universities with the best return on investment in the West | Best Value Schools, 2018

 

#2 best city for entrepreneurs/start-ups | Crowdspring

 

$109,900 median mid-career salary for our bachelor’s degree graduates | PayScale, 2020

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Research at CU Boulder
Research at CU Boulder encompasses thousands of scholarly, scientific, and creative endeavors at any given time, resulting in new knowledge, technologies, and creative work that advance the economy, culture, and health of Colorado, the nation, and the world.
• #1 public university recipient of NASA research
• 650 faculty and students involved in interdisciplinary bioscience research
• 12 research institutes and 75 research centers
• Among the top 3% of schools worldwide for scholarly research citations

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