Studying at the University of Colorado at Boulder

The University of Colorado at Boulder ( abbreviated as CU-Boulder or CU) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system. CU-Boulder was established in 1876. The entire University of Colorado system has an endowment of $593 million. The University of Colorado at Boulder has the motto – ‘Let your light shine’. The chancellor of the university is Dr. Phil DeStefano.

The president of the University of Colorado at Boulder is Bruce D. Benson. The provost of the university is Stein Sture. The Chair of the Board of Regents is Steve Bosley. The University of Colorado at Boulder has a faculty strength of around 1,075. The number of undergraduate students is around 25,408 and the number of graduate students is around 4,788.



The University of Colorado at Boulder has had 6 Nobel Laureates and 7 MacArthur Fellows as its students or faculty. The university has 9 schools and colleges and offers around 150 programs. This article aims to provide information about the University of Colorado at Boulder and the various programs it offers. Read on for more.

The main campus of the university is located about 1 mile souht of the Pearl Street Mall. There is another campus, known as the East Campus which is located some distance (around a quarter of a mile) away from the main campus.

The main campus houses academic buildings as well as student dorms. Research facilities are also hosted on the main campus. The East Campus mainly houses athletic fields. It also houses research buildings.


The main colleges and schools at the University of Colorado at Boulder are:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • School of Architecture and Planning
  • School of Education
  • School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • The Leeds School of Business
  • School of Music
  • School of Law

While all of these colleges and schools provide bachelors degree programs, most of them also provide masters and doctoral level programs as well. As already mentioned, the total number of programs at the university is around 150 and the total number of courses is around 3,400. The university gives out a total of around 85 majors.

The University of Colorado at Boulder is a highly ranked university with its rank being among the top 100 in the world consistently in almost all rankings. Among these, the University of Colorado at Boulder was ranked at number 77 in the world by the US News and World Report and at number 34 in the world by ARWU World



Deepanjan

I am Deepanjan Datta doing electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur, India. I love to write, and develop software programs.