A degree from the University of Colorado Boulder is more than just the diploma you receive at the end of four years. It begins with a predictable, four-year tuition guarantee that eliminates the uncertainty that students and families face when choosing a college. It is the hands-on experience that you gain, which makes you more competitive when you start your job search. It is the ability to think critically, which employers admire and which sets you apart in your career. It is the broad network of connections that you make, which you can rely on throughout your life. And, it is the fact that CU Boulder bachelor’s degree holders earn strong salaries, find jobs quickly after graduation and enjoy their careers.
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median starting salary for a CU-Boulder bachelor's degree holder
median career salary for a CU-Boulder bachelor's degree holder
of graduates employed, in graduate school, in military service or volunteering*
of graduates satisfied or extremely satisfied with their job*
of graduates said degree gave them an advantage in their current job*
*according to career services survey of May 2014 graduates six months after graduation
When you're in college, every little bit helps. CU Boulder offers a variety of ways to finance your education. We encourage you to do your research early and apply for any scholarships or aid that you might be eligible for. And don't wait until you are admitted to apply—once you've submitted a complete admission application you can get started.
If you are a veteran, or a family member of a veteran, you may be eligible for federal education benefits, including the Yellow Ribbon program. Visit the Office of Veteran Services for details.