#200 Overall Influence

University of Colorado Boulder

Public university in Boulder, Colorado, USA and flagship of the University of Colorado System

From Wikipedia

The University of Colorado Boulder is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system, and was founded in 1876, five months before Colorado became a state. CU Boulder is a member of the Association of American Universities, a selective group of major research universities in North America, and is classified as an R1 University, meaning that it engages in a very high level of research activity. According to the National Science Foundation, the university spent $514 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 50th in the nation.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

44,203

Acceptance

84%

Graduation Rate

72%

Median SAT Score

1250

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$10,728

Fees (in-state)

$1,738

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$59,700

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

34K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

4K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

Regent Drive at Broadway, Boulder CO 80309-0017

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

30 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is University of Colorado Boulder known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#150 World Rank
Biology
#91 World Rank
Physics
#107 World Rank
Computer Science
#195 World Rank
Engineering
#211 World Rank
Business
#284 World Rank
Literature
#254 World Rank
Mathematics
#236 World Rank
Philosophy
#212 World Rank
Chemistry
#253 World Rank
Law
#405 World Rank
Education
#72 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#345 World Rank
Political Science
#214 World Rank
Communications
#299 World Rank
History
#249 World Rank
Psychology
#556 World Rank
Medical
#305 World Rank
Economics
#201 World Rank
Anthropology
#330 World Rank
Sociology
#1318 World Rank
Religious Studies

Other areas of influence

#238 World Rank
Nursing
#274 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#447 World Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Colorado Boulder's Most influential alumni?

University of Colorado Boulder 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Physics, and Computer Science

Janet Barnett

Américan mathematician

Alanna Rizzo

American sportswriter

Lucy Sanders

Lucy Sanders

Gretchen Hofmann

American biologist

Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo

American screenwriter and novelist

Bernard E. Trainor

Bernard E. Trainor

United States Marine Corps general; journalist

Alberto Bressan

Italian mathematician

Kordell Stewart

American football player

Kathleen Dean Moore

Mary Beckerle

Tom Costello

American journalist

David Zindell

American writer