Find your path.

The CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes Colorado Community College transfer students. Nearly a quarter of our transfer students come to CU Engineering via the Colorado Community Colleges.  

Our integrated pathways streamline the transfer advising process and ensure that you are maximizing the number of credits that will transfer directly into one of our fourteen Bachelor of Science degrees.  By giving you a more detailed view of your academic plan from start to finish, you can have the peace of mind knowing that you are taking all of the classes that you need to be the most efficient when transferring to CU Engineering. 

Be connected.

Below you will find detailed transfer guides for each College of Engineering and Applied Science major, starting at a specific Colorado Community College. Use these guides in conjunction with the tools (such as admission criteria, scholarships, etc...) and information in the Colorado Community College Transfer page to be the most informed about the transfer process.

The following criteria is for admission purposes directly to CU Engineering.  If you meet the following criteria, you will be guaranteed admission to the major of your choice.

  1. At least two full-time semesters (or 24 credit hours) at a Colorado Community College must be satisfactorily completed immediately prior to the transfer.
  2. Completion of two semesters of college-level Calculus
  3. Complete one of the following science courses:
    • PHY 211 – Physics 1
    • PHY 212 – Physics 2
    • CHE 111 – General College Chemistry 1
      • CHE 112 strongly recommended for Chemical, Chemical & Biological, and Environmental Engineering applicants
    • Complete one engineering course sequence from the following list:
      • EGG/EGT 140
      • EGG 145
      • CSC 160
      • EGG 106 AND EGG 151
      • EGG 211
  4. All grades in math, science, engineering, and computer science courses of B or better. 
  5. Cumulative college GPA of 3.00 

Arapahoe Community College
Transfer Pathway Guide 

Colorado Mountain College - Steamboat Springs Campus
Transfer Pathway Guide

Community College of Aurora
Transfer Pathway Guide

Community College of Denver
Transfer Pathway Guide

Front Range Community College 
Transfer Pathway Guide

Red Rocks Community College
Transfer Pathway Guide

For more information regarding transfer credits from a Colorado Community College, contact the Office of Admissions or email your transcript to Tchelp@colorado.edu for a preliminary evaluation.

If you still have advising related questions, after contacting the Office of Admissions, contact:

Chris Anderson
Director of Student Services & Transfer Pathways 
cjanderson@colorado.edu