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College of Engineering & Applied Science

Aerospace Engineering, CU-Boulder

Participate in comprehensive, hands-on learning from one of the nation's best engineering colleges and learn how to benefit society by designing solutions to problems.

Program: The College of Engineering & Applied Science offers a variety of majors. Each can be completed within eight full-time semesters. 

Aerospace Engineering Sciences Electrical Engineering
Applied Mathematics Engineering Physics
Architectural Engineering Environmental Engineering
Chemical & Biological Engineering General Engineering
Chemical Engineering Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology, Arts and Media
Computer Science (BS) Open Option - Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering  

Hands-on Learning:

The College promotes hands-on learning through its Active Learning Program. Students benefit from the award-winning Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory (ITLL) which mirrors the way professional engineers investigate and solve problems. The Discovery Learning Center promotes independent team research directed by a graduate student mentor, faculty research director, and industry sponsor.

Faculty: Faculty members have been honored by the National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Engineering, and with College of Engineering and Applied Science awards.

Highlights: The Quadrangle Engineering & Science Living and Learning Community offers on-site tutoring, access to an extensive computer network configured to match the engineering computer labs, wireless computer access, enhanced academic support services and calculus work groups in-residence.

Sampling of Courses:

  • Spacecraft Design
  • Thermodynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans
  • Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
  • Brains, Minds, and Computers
  • Cryogenic Engineering
  • Engineering Ethics

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Middle 50% of the Admitted Fall 2014 Freshman Class
College of Engineering & Applied Science
HS GPA 3.82 - 4.00
Percentile Rank 83 - 97%
SAT - Total* 1240 - 1400
ACT Composite 28 - 33
* Range includes critical reading and math scores only.