Just what is it that makes the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder a great place to study and live? There are a lot of reasons, whether you're looking for hands-on learning experience, innovative research opportunities, a pedigree of honors for our programs and faculty, or just a beautiful setting in which to explore all of these.
We offer the top-ranked engineering programs in Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountain Region.
We are a leader in hands-on, active learning that gets students out of the classroom and doing real-world engineering from their first semester on campus.
We offer outstanding research, service, leadership, and international experiences to undergraduate students.
We provide extensive academic support and encouragement to help all of our students succeed.
We graduate engineers who make a difference and help create a healthier, better world.
Our students do groundbreaking research in alternative energy, biotechnology, and many other fields.
CU-Boulder has graduated 18 NASA astronauts, and two former astronauts teach in our college.
CU Professor Bernard Amadei founded Engineers Without Borders-USA, now with 300+ chapters nationwide including a very active one here at CU-Boulder.
We value excellence in teaching, and three of our faculty have won the highest award for innovation in education from the National Academy of Engineering.