Two words: customized education. At CU Boulder, we’re fans of ingenuity and individuality, which is why we encourage our students to develop their own educational paths that combine their unique interests and goals with one of our 150 academic programs. At CU Boulder, you can direct your education and make your ambitions a reality—because the future is yours to create.
Education should be transparent and valuable, which is why we developed a predictable four-year tuition guarantee to help all CU Boulder students make informed decisions about their educational journey. CU Boulder students enter college with complete transparency, knowing the cost of their education and understanding the value of receiving a CU Boulder degree. Since CU Boulder is one of the nation’s top ranked public universities, it’s no surprise that our graduates are known to have outstanding success with their CU degrees.
of CU Boulder alumni are employed, in grad school, volunteering or in military service 6 months after graduation
of CU Boulder alumni are satisfied or extremely satisfied with their job
median starting salary of students with a bachelor's degree
median career salary of students with a bachelor's degree
Developing your friendships and community is a key part of the college experience, and at CU Boulder, community is at our core. Our students thrive in our highly inclusive and open-minded campus environment, where lifelong friendships are established and there are many opportunities to meet impactful mentors. With a variety of clubs, organizations, volunteer opportunities, study abroad programs and intramural sports, it’s easy to get connected. Boulder is also recognized as one of the most active and healthy places to live, with access to more than 25 ski resorts in the Rockies, 60 local parks and 30 art centers in the area. Boulder has something for everyone to enjoy.
13,000+ students participate in intramural sports
400+ student clubs and organizations
6,000+ students serve each year through CU's Volunteer Resource Center