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University of Colorado Boulder Reviews

Based on 72 Reviews
Regent Drive at Broadway Boulder, CO
College Review
Career PreparationB+
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Colorado Boulder

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/united States Studies/civilization
1
Anthropology
97
2
7
Asian Studies/civilization
5
Chinese Language and Literature
22
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
22
11
0
Cognitive Science
7
Comparative Literature
7
0
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
8
1
Educational Psychology
0
2
Ethnic Studies
25
0
History, General
112
7
2
Humanities/humanistic Studies
23
International/global Studies
191
Jewish/judaic Studies
2
Linguistics
21
23
7
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
9
4
Museology/museum Studies
8
Philosophy
53
5
4
Political Science and Government, General
171
11
9
Psychology, General
492
7
16
Religion/religious Studies
1
2
Russian Studies
10
0
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
0
Science, Technology and Society
2
Sociology
193
2
11
Women's Studies
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
90
74
16
Architectural Engineering
40
5
3
Biochemical Engineering
50
Chemical Engineering
45
13
24
Civil Engineering, General
58
70
19
Computer Engineering, General
38
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
48
59
20
Engineering
0
77
Environmental Design/architecture
123
Environmental Studies
187
10
4
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
40
Materials Engineering
1
0
Mechanical Engineering
196
54
18
Telecommunications Engineering
65
1
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astronomy
36
Astrophysics
9
6
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
12
12
Biochemistry
80
0
14
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology
139
0
6
Chemical Physics
5
Chemistry, General
19
9
25
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
184
10
14
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
21
Geography
61
9
9
Geology/earth Science, General
55
12
13
Geophysics and Seismology
1
Mathematics, General
76
2
4
Neuroscience
65
8
Physics, General
40
24
29
Physiology, General
340
20
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General
712
200
10
Economics, General
290
9
17
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
12
Real Estate
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics, General
36
12
9
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
23
2
Chinese Language and Literature
22
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
61
35
2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
0
Creative Writing
12
Curriculum and Instruction
34
5
Educational Evaluation and Research
1
English Language and Literature, General
180
18
5
French Language and Literature
8
4
3
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
10
5
0
Italian Language and Literature
2
Japanese Language and Literature
30
Music Teacher Education
19
9
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
108
10
Spanish Language and Literature
71
7
5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
313
4
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dance, General
14
5
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
27
1
5
Film/cinema/video Studies
103
Fine/studio Arts, General
101
8
Intermedia/multimedia
0
Music History, Literature, and Theory
2
Music Performance, General
32
44
22
Music, General
10
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
0
Journalism
214
18
Journalism, Other
0
0
Mass Communication/media Studies
0
0
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
0
0
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
184
10
14
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Advanced Legal Research/studies, General
1
Law
162
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
104
45
9
Information Science/studies
0
0
0
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Audiology/audiologist
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
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Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Colorado Boulder

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering
Telecommunications Engineering

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

School Accreditation Information
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
Alumni & Student Reviews
B+ Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 18 Reviews
Alumni
History/Business, Class of 1988
Small classes, work groups, computer based classes and assignments
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English literature, Class of 2015
Career Buffs - for students and alumni
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology , Class of 2011
Forever buffs... or some such nonsense.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism and Sociology , Class of 2003
Internships, alumni networks,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
accounting, physical therapy, Class of 1993
interviews, help with resumes and cover letters
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1992
Ongoing communication with university programs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economics, Class of 2006
No clue.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 1979
I have no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1987
We have a Career Services Department for the entire campus and several of the schools have individual career services offices as well. Student groups and other entities provide opportunities to meet with employers and pursue internships.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA History, Class of 1992
N/A been a long time
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 18 Reviews
Alumni
History/Business, Class of 1988
Party School
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English literature, Class of 2015
Big partying demographic, but it's an enormous university so there are plenty of nerds and scholars as well. Generally politically apathetic, extremely white, extremely liberal.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology , Class of 2011
Spoiled rich brats.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism and Sociology , Class of 2003
Progressive, politically active, socially conscious, environmentally conscious, healthy and fit
Rated January 2016
Alumni
accounting, physical therapy, Class of 1993
?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1992
Motivated and successful
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economics, Class of 2006
I didn't interact with any unless absolutely necessary.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 1979
Liberal
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1987
The environment is very welcoming. The students, as a whole, are very accepting of one another. They work together to make the campus a welcoming place and a safe place to be.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA History, Class of 1992
N/A
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 18 Reviews
Alumni
History/Business, Class of 1988
Computer and language labs, dorms, cafeterias, student union, rec center,
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English literature, Class of 2015
Excellent electronic facilities (it's a big research university). Dining halls OK, dorms and dining halls really only service freshman (everyone else lives off campus). Classrooms in science and engineering departments are great, but a lot of the liberal arts facilities are old and run-down.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology , Class of 2011
Fine. Probably comparable to any other college.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism and Sociology , Class of 2003
Excellent
Rated January 2016
Alumni
accounting, physical therapy, Class of 1993
They've been updated so I don't know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1992
Up-to-date
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economics, Class of 2006
Passable.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 1979
I have no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1987
The facilities are excellent and improved/updated every two to three years. Many facilities have recently undergone major renovations to be meet the needs of the students especially those with physical disabilities.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA History, Class of 1992
N/A
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 18 Reviews
Alumni
History/Business, Class of 1988
recreational, art and music classes
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English literature, Class of 2015
I honestly have no idea.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Anthropology , Class of 2011
Drinking. And football.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Journalism and Sociology , Class of 2003
Ethnic student groups, student government, outdoor activities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
accounting, physical therapy, Class of 1993
?
Rated January 2016
Alumni
History, Class of 1992
University-related activities
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Economics, Class of 2006
No clue.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Geology, Class of 1979
I have no idea
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Biology, Class of 1987
There are a number of new student groups that have been initiated in the past two years to help increase the diversity on campus and provide multicultural activities. The International Education Office has begun a major push to increase the number of students who are able to take advantage of things like Study Abroad and Semester at Sea.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
BA History, Class of 1992
N/A
Rated January 2016