The CU Boulder community extends to areas around the state, our nation and our world. CU Boulder students, parents and alumni can be found everywhere, sharing the knowledge and experiences they gain at CU with our globally community.
From nearly all points on campus, you can see our inclusive community among faculty, staff, students and visitors. The local CU Boulder community tends to get involved and collaborate on projects backed by passion and ambition. With the awe-inspiring Rockies in our backyard, we find inspiration from our entire environment to develop and think inventively.
undergraduates are directly involved in faculty research
students, teachers and residents participate in CU Science Discovery
CU Boulder alumni living in Colorado
outreach programs affect more than 325,000+ Coloradans in 45 counties
Although our campus is in Boulder, our community extends far beyond the city limits. CU Boulder faculty, students and alumni work on projects and develop ideas that deeply connect our state to the rest of America. We find it important to work together collaboratively to do good and have a positive impact across the country.
students participate in community service
most entrepreneurial university (Forbes, 2015)
top-25 undergraduate and graduate programs (U.S. News & World Report)
new companies based on CU Boulder technology since 1994
Our reach crosses borders and seas, as CU Boulder students, faculty and alumni take their experiences to places around the world to create impact and share ground-breaking ideas.
NASA astronauts are CU Boulder affilitates
CU Boulder alumni living worldwide
study abroad students in 65 countries each year
worldwide for scholarly citations and research impact (Leiden University, 2015)
Fall 2015 Enrollment
30,789 degree-seeking students
6,464 U.S. students of color
2,558 international students from 100 countries
641 active duty, reserve, National Guard and veteran students
Faculty & Staff
CU Boulder and its nationally and internationally recognized faculty have built a global reputation for outstanding teaching, research and creative work across more than 150 academic fields.
Student Affairs is a diverse organization of professionals focused on creating a positive environment that fosters successful learning and personal development, both inside and outside the traditional classroom.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research serves as a focal point for the investment in campus research, scholarship, and creative works, and provides support to sustain our world-class research programs.
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement provides dedicated leadership that fosters CU Boulder's vision for a diverse campus climate and works with students, faculty, and staff to implement the campus diversity plan.
Charged with building relationships with CU Boulder’s constituents in an effort to support CU Boulder philanthropically. In addition, to inspire all current and future CU Boulder alumni to develop a lifelong relationship with the university and one another.