Financial aid information for CU Boulder undergraduate and graduate students.

    Undergraduate Financial Aid

    Profiles are for degree-seeking undergraduates by residency and family financial capability:

    The U.S. Department of Education releases official cohort default rates once per year.  A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

    CU Boulder Three-Year Cohort Default Rate

    Fiscal Year Cohort Default Rate
    2017 (Draft) 3.0%
    2016 3.2%
    2015 3.1%
    2014 3.1%
    National and Local Comparison
    Fiscal Year 2016 2015 2014
    National 10.1% 10.8% 11.5%
    National four year public 6.8% 7.1% 7.5%
    Colorado 10.8% 11.6% 11.3%
    CU Boulder 3.2% 3.1% 3.1%

    Detailed reports

    Graduate Financial Aid