Admissions

Location
Boulder, CO
Undergrads
23,662
Tuition (in-state)
$31,378 ($9,482)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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Applicant Status At University of Colorado - Boulder

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:21,744
Male Applicants:11,465
Female Applicants:10,279
Total Acceptances:18,172
Male Acceptances:9,272
Female Acceptances:8,900
Acceptance Rate:84%
Yield: ? 30%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(303) 492-6301
Email:apply@colorado.edu
Web Site:www.colorado.edu/prospective
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:Yes
Application Fee:$50
Application Web Site:www.colorado.edu/prospective/freshman/ap...
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early ActionDecember 1January 15
Regular Decision January 15 April 1
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 2 weeks of notification thereafter
Admissions
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RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
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HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:5,472
Full-Time Male Enrollment:2,945
Full-Time Female Enrollment:2,483
Part-Time Male Enrollment:26
Part-Time Female Enrollment:18
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 1,014
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? 292
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:3,386
Applicants Accepted:2,042
Students Enrolled:1,245

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 530 - 630 540 - 650 Not Reported 1070 - 1280 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 23 - 29 24 - 29 Not Reported 23 - 28 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:27%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:47%
Students Submitting ACT:78%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
Not required, but scores are considered if submitted.

Facts & Statistics

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Don't wear the shoelace key chain they give you during orientation around your neck, unless you want everyone to know you are a freshman.
  • Get to the bookstore early to avoid long lines during the first two weeks of school.
  • How large the campus really is.
  • How many MAPS requirements there really are.
  • The best place to get coffee on campus is in the ATLS building
  • The cost of living and other expenses can be high.
  • The number of core science requirements.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Potential students are encouraged to visit and see if CU-Boulder is right for them. The Office of Admissions is located in Regent Administrative Center 125, and is open weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call (303) 492-6301.
Campus Tours
Information sessions are conducted Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. After the information session, student guides lead campus tours. Tours begin at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Joint information sessions and tours are also performed at 10:30 a.m., generally on Saturdays. Information sessions and campus tours require reservations. To make a reservation, call the Office of Admissions at (303) 492-6301.
Virtual Tour of Campus
www.colorado.edu/visit
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