University of Colorado BoulderSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Boulder, Colorado Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$12,500

Avg in-state tuition

$38,318

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder is a large public university located on an urban campus in Boulder, Colorado. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 37,883, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 78%. The university offers 73 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 69%, and a student-faculty ratio of 18:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $12,500, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $38,318.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

78% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 78%

Retention Rate 87%

Graduation Rate 69%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1140-1360

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 25-31

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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45%

Female Student Population

18:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

38k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

66%

Hispanic

12%

Non-U.S. Citizen

8%

Two or more races

6%

Asian

6%

Black

2%

Unknown

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

14% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

14%

State Grant Aid

9%

Institution Grant Aid

51%

Pell Grant

14%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,764
State Grant Aid $3,232
Institution Grant Aid $7,642
Pell Grant Aid $4,708
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Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.