Register for the online application here. After you have submitted your information, you will receive emails with your username and password for accessing the application.
In some cases there may be a delay of up to two business days while we verify your credentials in our system. Please do not reenter your information while you are waiting as this may cause additional delays.
Once you are sure that your application is complete and all revisions are final, submit your application and pay the application fee.
Nonrefundable Application Fee
$60 Domestic Application Fee (McNair Scholars please select the check/money order option on the application, complete the McNair Graduate application fee waiver form available on the McNair web site and send to graduate admissions.)
$80 International Application Fee
The application fee can be paid online at the time you submit your application via
Or it may be mailed after you submit your application in the form of
If mailing it in, please make it payable to the University of Colorado, include your full name and birth date so that it can be properly credited to your application (see Where to Send Application Materials).
Once you have submitted your application successfully, you will receive an email confirming the submission of your application and instructions on how to access the MyCUBoulder Portal where you can track the progress of your application.
You will also receive separate email notifications each time a letter of recommendation is submitted on your behalf.