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 University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder - Boulder, CO

Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80309-0017

General information:(303)492-1411
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Type:4-Year,Public
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:City: Small
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:32,558(26,530 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:19 to 1
Admissions
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Financial Aid
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Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army, Navy, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for student's children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
More than 3%
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $7,932 $8,511 $9,152 -7%
Out-of-state $28,186 $29,493 $30,330 -3%
Books and supplies $1,749 $1,748 $1,992 -12%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $10,378 $10,792 $11,278 -4%
Other $4,698 $4,696 $4,814 -2%
Off Campus
Room and board $ $ $ NAN%
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Off Campus with Family
Other $ $ $ NAN%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $24,757 $25,747 $27,236 -7%
Off Campus $9,681 $10,259 $11,144 -9%
Off Campus with Family $9,681 $10,259 $11,144 -9%
Out-of-state
On Campus $45,011 $46,729 $48,414 -4%
Off Campus $29,935 $31,241 $32,322 -3%
Off Campus with Family $29,935 $31,241 $32,322 -3%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $7,672
In-state fees $1,480
Out-of-state tuition $28,850
Out-of-state fees $1,480
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan X
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $9,378
In-state fee $1,489
Out-of-state tuition $25,254
Out-of-state fees $1,489
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 2,985 58% --
Grant or scholarship aid 1,990 39% $17,853,130 $8,971
Federal grants 899 17% $5,765,413 $6,413
Pell grants 848 16% $3,537,405 $4,171
Other federal grants 822 16% $2,228,008 $2,710
State/local government grant or scholarships 759 15% $965,568 $1,272
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,898 37% $11,122,149 $5,860
Student loan aid 1,979 38% $13,903,103 $7,025
Federal student loans 1,938 38% $10,154,163 $5,240
Other student loans 184 4% $3,748,940 $20,375
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 10,662 40% $91,611,755 $8,592
Pell grants 4,695 18% $19,480,188 $4,149
Federal student loans 9,246 35% $59,611,699 $6,447

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price $17,929 $18,054 $18,377
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 $9,970 $11,352 $12,181
$30,001 - $48,000 $14,547 $16,008 $15,071
$48,001 - $75,000 $19,150 $20,055 $20,593
$75,001 - $110,000 $21,762 $22,979 $23,994
$110,001 and more $22,658 $24,222 $25,230

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 32,558
Undergraduate enrollment 26,530
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 1,349
Graduate enrollment 6,028
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$50

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 20,506 10,571 9,935
Percent admitted 87% 85% 89%
Percent admitted who enrolled 85% 29% 27%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 2869 51%
ACT 4436 78%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 520 630
SAT Math 540 650
SAT Writing . .
ACT Composite 24 28
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 23 29
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 78 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division I-AMenWomen
All Track Combined 104111
Basketball 1413
Football 114-
Golf 1111
Skiing 1213
Soccer -22
Tennis -8
Volleyball -18

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission01/01/1913 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar

Law (LAW) - Professional schools

07/01/1923 Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation

Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs

01/12/1949 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs

12/28/1971 - 10/01/2004Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Clinical doctoral program in Audiology

10/01/2004 Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SP) - Graduate degree programs

07/29/1969 Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation

English Language

12/01/2000 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation, Commission on Community/Junior College Accreditation

Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1941 Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

01/01/1971 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession303
Drug law violations137351 442
Liquor law violations692710767
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 101
Drug law violations 89269303
Liquor law violations 206421425
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 946
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 225
Aggravated assault 528
Burglary 602742
Motor vehicle theft 1510
Arson 241
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 625
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 314
Burglary 141512
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 111
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

• This institution is not found on the current Federal loan default rates database.

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page.

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Doctor's degree - professional practice
Architecture and Related Services Colleges
Environmental Design/Architecture0---
Category total216---
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
Asian Studies/Civilization4---
Ethnic Studies8---
Russian Studies5---
Women's Studies9---
Category total65---
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biochemistry1900-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1000-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology2200-
Neuroscience--7-
Physiology, General1400-
Category total6293638-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Business Administration and Management, General000-
Category total76919210-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Journalism10--
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2800-
Category total4963010-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science000-
Category total563813-
Education Colleges
Curriculum and Instruction-00-
Educational Evaluation and Research--0-
Music Teacher Education00--
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education-00-
Category total819313-
Engineering Colleges
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering000-
Architectural Engineering0---
Biochemical Engineering0---
Chemical Engineering000-
Civil Engineering, General000-
Computer Engineering, General0---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering000-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0---
Engineering, General-0--
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering0---
Mechanical Engineering000-
Telecommunications Engineering-0--
Category total48738879-
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
Creative Writing-0--
English Language and Literature, General2800-
Category total294282-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics Colleges
Chinese Language and Literature5---
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General700-
Comparative Literature-00-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-0--
French Language and Literature400-
German Language and Literature-0--
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General4---
Italian Language and Literature1---
Japanese Language and Literature8---
Linguistics500-
Spanish Language and Literature3800-
Category total2615610-
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Audiology/Audiologist---0
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General800-
Category total692535
History Colleges
History, General2400-
Category total18244-
Legal Professions and Studies Colleges
Law---0
Category total---171
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
Humanities/Humanistic Studies7---
Category total52---
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Applied Mathematics, General000-
Mathematics, General1600-
Category total893413-
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies Colleges
Cognitive Science--3-
International/Global Studies22---
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other0---
Museology/Museum Studies-0--
Science, Technology and Society--0-
Category total23054-
Natural Resources and Conservation Colleges
Environmental Studies1400-
Category total17791-
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Philosophy1500-
Religion/Religious Studies00--
Category total89166-
Physical Sciences Colleges
Astronomy5---
Astrophysics-00-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General-00-
Chemistry, General200-
Geology/Earth Science, General300-
Geophysics and Seismology--0-
Physics, General100-
Category total996463-
Psychology Colleges
Educational Psychology-00-
Psychology, General7600-
Category total5962022-
Social Sciences Colleges
Anthropology3500-
Economics, General3000-
Geography1800-
Political Science and Government, General3400-
Sociology5900-
Category total9835343-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Art History, Criticism and Conservation130--
Dance, General00--
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General100-
Film/Cinema/Video Studies8---
Fine/Studio Arts, General150--
Music History, Literature, and Theory--0-
Music Performance, General000-
Music, General0---
Category total4076229-
Grand total6260100