Published: March 1, 2009

4 Number of faculty members who have won the Nobel Prize since 1989. 5 Number of graduate school specialty programs ranked in the top 10 by U.S. News and World Report in 2008. 7 CU’s rank in alumni ability to generate personal wealth according to, based on median salaries five years and 10-20 years after graduation from a public university. 17 CU-Boulder alumni who have flown in space. 102 Number of graduates who are currently in the Peace Corps, making CU No. 2 in the country for Peace Corps volunteers. 2,008 Number of graduates who have served in the Peace Corps since its inception in 1961. $56 million Amount of NASA funding CU brings in annually, making it No. 1 among public universities in NASA research funding.