Common Data Set (CDS)

Information collected by college guides. Includes primarily undergraduate information on policies, deadlines, and tables of information, including enrollment.

Departmental Information

For departments that teach courses, have majors, grant degrees and/or have sponsored research. Includes Academic Review and Planning (ARP) process at CU Boulder.

IPEDS Submissions and Comparisons

The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System of the US Department of Education.

Performance Indicators

Accreditation, academic rigor, national and world reports, campus indicators, assessing and improving.

Peer Comparisons

CU Boulder considers the AAU (Association of American Universities) public institutions as its peer group for comparisons of faculty salaries, instruction, and many other activities.