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University of Colorado

Men's D1 Coach: Tad Boyle
Profile
Size
10 / 10
30,159 Undergrads / 36,681 Students
Cost
6 / 10
$22,077 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
78% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Pac-12 Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Medium

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
18 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
88%
Overall Graduation Rate
69%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
46% / 69%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

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Location
Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, CO, 80309 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Denver Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Colorado Springs Colorado Area
  • Fort Collins Colorado Area
  • Portland Oregon Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Phoenix Arizona Area
  • Orange County California Area
Where Grads Work
  • University of Colorado
  • Oracle
  • Lockheed Martin
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Wells Fargo
  • Denver Public Schools
  • Boeing
  • Level Three Communications
  • Ball Aerospace
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • United States Air Force
  • Intel Corporation
What Grads Do
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Media and Communication
  • Research
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Finance
  • Program and Project Management
  • Healthcare Services
  • Support
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
520 - 640
Math
560 - 690
Total
1140 - 1370
ACT
English
24 - 32
Math
24 - 29
Composite
25 - 31

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 40,677 20,160 20,517
% Admitted 78% 76% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 23% 21%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.65
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business Administration and Management, General (16%)
    Business (16%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (14%)
    Engineering (14%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Psychology, General (7%)
    Physiology, General (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Computer Science (5%)
    Economics, General (4%)
    Mechanical Engineering (4%)
    Communication & Journalism (4%)
    Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General (3%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (3%)
    Physical Sciences (3%)
    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $22,077

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,500 $35,079
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$14,778 $14,778
    Personal Expenses$2,556 $2,556
     
    Sticker Price$31,034 $52,763

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    66% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship53%$9,315
    Federal Grants14%$4,764
    Pell Grants14%$4,609
    Other Federal1%$2,557
    State & Local Grants9%$3,232
    Institutional Grants51%$7,642
     
    Student Loans30%$9,106
    Federal Loans29%$5,112
    Other Loans6%$21,165

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets NANA

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $14,000 $207

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 3.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with basketball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 7,205 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $50,800

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.9 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 46% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 15 14
    Fondling 13 10
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 4 2
    Burglary 24 16
    Motor Vehicle Theft 9 4
    Arson 3 2

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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