We are glad that you are interested in joining our diverse community of more than 3,000 international students from 100 countries! CU Boulder is a very welcoming community that attracts people from all over the world. You will surely find your place both at the university and in Boulder!

We practice a holistic admission review process, taking into account a variety of primary and secondary factors as they relate to your projected success in our competitive academic environment. You will be considered on an individual basis relative to a prediction of your academic success in the college to which you apply.  Learn more about requirements, prerequisites and if you’ll be competitive for admission.

Prerequisites & Our Selection Process 

Country-Specific Requirements

Master’s or PhD applicants will find more information on the Graduate Admissions website.

Graduate Admissions