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Best Values in Colleges

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University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, CO)


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University of Colorado Boulder is ranked 90 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 47%
Applicants who took ACT 78%

SAT Verbal Score

700+8%
600-69934%
600+42%

SAT Math Score

700+12%
600-69940%
600+52%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2959%
24+78%

Students applied21,767
Students admitted18,188
Admission rate84%

Students per faculty19

4-year graduation rate42%
6-year graduation rate68%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$8,760
Fees$1,587
Room and board$12,258
Estimated book expense$1,800
Total cost$24,405

Cost after need-based aid$16,411
Cost after non-need-based aid$16,669

Average debt at graduation$23,413

Out of State

Tuition$30,528
Fees$1,587
Room and board$12,258
Estimated book expense$1,800
Total cost$46,173

Cost after need-based aid$38,179
Cost after non-need-based aid$38,437

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met87%
Average need-based aid$7,994
Average non-need-based aid$7,736

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment25,805

Full-Time

Men12,712
Women10,870

Part-Time

Men1,250
Women973

Freshmen retained84%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2014 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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