The University of Colorado Boulder promises to offer enough grants to pay for the student share of tuition and fees, as well as an estimated work-study award to help pay for some of the other educational expenses, for incoming Colorado residents who qualify for the Federal Pell Grant and who meet the eligibility requirements below:
The university will evaluate the eligibility of all entering students who may qualify based on their completed financial aid application AND submission of additional information as needed/requested.
Students may receive the CU Promise for up to 10 semesters, or until they complete their degree. Transfer students have a maximum timeframe to receive the CU Promise that is pro-rated based on the total number of credit hours transferred to CU-Boulder.
All CU Promise students must meet the following renewal requirements every year:
In the event a student does not meet the renewal criteria, he or she may appeal to the Office of Financial Aid only if there is an extenuating circumstance (such as death of a relative, an injury or illness, other).
CU Promise Eligibility
|150 or more||Not Eligible|
Read the CU Promise FAQs for additional information.