Joining our community means more than simply earning a degree. The value of a CU Boulder education lies in the experience, perspective, connections, and opportunities gained along the way. We work with our students to merge their passions with their skills and create positive, lasting contributions to our local and global communities.
The University of Colorado Boulder offers more than 100 master's, doctoral, and professional degree programs spanning the arts and sciences, business, education, engineering, law, music, and more. CU Boulder has a long history of educating students from Colorado, the nation, and the world. Our students, faculty, staff, and alumni have built a global reputation for high-quality teaching, research, and service to society. Here are some of CU Boulder’s significant accomplishments:
CU Boulder is a world-class, Carnegie-rated Research I university. The university enjoys a global reputation and is included among the top-rated institutions in these, and other, prestigious rankings:
As the flagship institution of the University of Colorado system, CU Boulder enjoys a network of nearly 300,000 alumni distributed throughout the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world.
As a Forever Buff, you’ll be part of a network of people from all over the globe, in all types of careers. The people with whom you connect in graduate school can easily become those who inspire you, partner with you in a business venture, offer you your next big position, or just end up your lifelong friend.