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CU Boulder is offering Colorado Free App Days!
Prospective first-year and transfer Colorado residents can submit a free application Tuesday, October 18 through Thursday, October 20, 2022.
Prepare your materials now
All CU Boulder applicants are required to complete a personal essay and two short answer questions with their Common App. So start your essays early!
Submit your Common App and Member Questions only Oct. 18-20
Although you may work on a draft of your application before October 18 within the Common App, you must submit a completed admissions application between 12:01 a.m. on October 18 and 11:59 p.m. on October 20 to receive the Free App Days waiver. A completed admissions application requires a completed Common App and CU Boulder Member questions which includes your Common App personal essay and two short answer questions. You can submit your remaining application materials including your transcripts and letter of recommendation after Oct. 20.
Select Colorado Free Application Days for your Member Question
Within the CU Boulder Member Questions section, you’ll see this required prompt: "Do you intend to use one of these school-specific fee waivers?" In the dropdown, choose Colorado Free Application Days (Colorado residents only). You will then see another required field: "Please provide your University of Colorado Boulder fee waiver code here." Enter FreeAppDaysCO in the field provided.
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Visit our How to Apply webpage to learn about all the required materials needed to submit a complete application.
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Apply only Oct. 18-20
Submit your complete transfer application October 18 through October 20 and your application fee will be automatically waived.
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