You can access the CU-Boulder online application for any open term through your MyCUBoulder account. Log in and navigate to the 'Apply' tab to start your application today. The application for future terms becomes available each August.
Your file will be reviewed after the following items have been received:
If you are academically eligible for admission to the university, your file will then be checked for proof of adequate English proficiency, financial support, and other information required by law prior to issuing immigration documentation.
Undergraduate applications are reviewed and all decisions are made in the Office of Admissions. Missing information or credentials delay application processing and may affect your chances for admission.
Follow these steps to complete the application:
Before you fill out the application
Log in to MyCUBoulder, complete and submit the University of Colorado Boulder application.
If you have questions while filling out the application, please refer to the application’s help section.
Note: When entering your name and address on the online application, please use the name listed on your passport and use only “roman characters” (the 26 English letters) - do not use characters with accents, like á, ç, ë, î, õ, ù, etc.
Prior to submitting your application, make sure you thoroughly review your information. If you have corrections you must make these before you submit your application. Make your corrections in the appropriate section and remember to save your revisions. You will not be able to revise your application after you submit it.
Make sure you have submitted all required documents and credentials. Missing information and/or credentials delay application processing and may affect your chances for admission. Incomplete applications will not be processed until all necessary items are received.
Mailing address for application documents:
Office of Admissions
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine Street
Boulder, CO 80309-0065 USA
Nonrefundable Application Fee ($ 70)
The application fee can be paid online via credit card at the time you submit your application or in the form of an international money order or a check drawn from a U.S. bank and made payable to the University of Colorado after you submit your application (or if using a printed application). If submitting a check or money order, include your full name and birth date so that it can be properly credited to your application.
We consider a number of factors when you apply as a transfer student. The types of courses you have taken are as important as your grade point average. We also consider the courses you are enrolled in at the time of application and successful completion of prerequisite or recommended courses. We also consider your academic performance in high school.
We offer two types of transfer credit evaluations, both of which are completed after a student has confirmed their intent to enroll at CU-Boulder:
Please see the International Transfer Guidelines for more detailed information.
While your application online is preferred, you can also submit a hard copy application. Download the appropriate application packet from the 'Forms and Downloads' page for full instructions and the complete undergraduate application.