The University of Colorado at Boulder was ranked 35th among the nation's public universities offering doctoral degrees in U.S. News & World Report's undergraduate rankings released today in the magazine's 2008 edition of America's Best Colleges.
CU-Boulder was tied for 35th with the University of California, Santa Cruz. In the ranking of all doctoral universities, public and private, CU-Boulder was tied for 79th with UC-Santa Cruz and Brigham Young University.
The CU-Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science undergraduate program was tied for 19th among public universities offering doctoral degrees in the 2008 U.S. News rankings. In the ranking for all doctoral universities, public and private, CU-Boulder's engineering college was tied for 33rd.
The undergraduate program at CU-Boulder's Leeds School of Business was tied for 24th among public doctoral universities offering business programs. The Leeds School was tied for 41st in the ranking of all doctoral universities, public and private.
Engineering and business were the only academic programs ranked by U.S. News in its 2008 edition. The 2008 extended specialty rankings were not yet available.
The U.S. News rankings are based on the magazine's measures of academic peer assessment, graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources, alumni giving and graduation rate performance.