In order to apply for the Applied Computer Science online degree program, prospective students must meet the following requirements:
As part of the admissions process students must:
Note: Meeting the minimum admissions requirements does not guarantee your admission.
Students are required to have one of the following:
In addition to our general admission requirements, all international applicants are also required to meet a minimum standard of English proficiency. The TOEFL and IELTS are two different English language proficiency tests accepted by CU Boulder as proof of English proficiency. CU Boulder does not accept any other tests as proof of English proficiency. International applicants are required to demonstrate English proficiency with a passing TOEFL or IELTS score as set by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
Total scores must include a TOEFL writing subscore of 19 or higher or an IELTS writing subscore of 5.5 or higher. Scores may not be combined.
Proof of English proficiency is required for all international student applicants unless:
Sending Your TOEFL and IELTS Scores
Request that the testing agency submit your scores directly to the Office of Admissions. Scores must be received by the Office of Admissions no later than November 15 for spring applicants and June 15 for fall applicants. For more information on the TOEFL, go to www.toefl.org. For more information on the IELTS, go to www.ielts.org.
The CU Boulder school code for the TOEFL is 4841. IELTS does not have school codes. When requesting that your IELTS results to be sent to CU Boulder, have it sent to the following address:
Office of Admissions/International
University of Colorado Boulder
3100 Marine St Suite A122
Boulder, CO 80309-0065
Students who are enrolled in the program but do not register for courses for three consecutive semesters will have to reapply to the program.