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University of Colorado Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder United States
    • QS World University Rankings
      230
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio12
    • International Students2,641
    • SizeXL
    • Total Faculty2,798

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    + 38 others shortlisted this university

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    Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the city of Boulder is a leading force in research, technology and entrepreneurship. At the heart of the city, the University of Colorado Boulder produces some of the best and brightest in these industries and our talented faculty, students and alumni are leading the way by inspiring innovative, humanitarian and social enterprises. Home to more than 3,000 international students from 100 countries, CU Boulder is one of only 34 U.S. public research universities belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities.

    At the cornerstone of each student’s experience are our innovative academic programs, hands-on opportunities and rigorous course work that prepare them for a complex global society. Within our learning community students interact with faculty—which includes Nobel laureates, MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellows, U.S. Professor of the Year awardees and National Medal of Science winners—who listen, question and help students refine their ideas so they develop a broad understanding of the world, strong leadership skills and an enhanced ability to think critically.

    Within our eight colleges, schools and programs, are 3,800+ academic courses across 150 fields of study, enabling students to create a unique academic experience.

    About

    Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the city of Boulder is a leading force in research, technology and entrepreneurship. At the heart of the city, the University of Colorado Boulder produces some of the best and brightest in these industries and our talented faculty, students and alumni are leading the way by inspiring innovative, humanitarian and social enterprises. Home to more than 3,000 international students from 100 countries, CU Boulder is one of only 34 U.S. public research universities belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities.

    At the cornerstone of each student’s experience are our innovative academic programs, hands-on opportunities and rigorous course work that prepare them for a complex global society. Within our learning community students interact with faculty—which includes Nobel laureates, MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellows, U.S. Professor of the Year awardees and National Medal of Science winners—who listen, question and help students refine their ideas so they develop a broad understanding of the world, strong leadership skills and an enhanced ability to think critically.

    Within our eight colleges, schools and programs, are 3,800+ academic courses across 150 fields of study, enabling students to create a unique academic experience.

    University highlights

    University of Colorado Boulder is one of the top Public universities in Boulder, United States. It is ranked #230 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #157
    • 2013
      #160
    • 2014
      #=182
    • 2015
      #175
    • 2016
      #170
    • 2018
      #=182
    • 2019
      #190
    • 2020
      #206
    • 2021
      #230

    Ranking criteria

    39.3
    Overall
    36.9
    Academic Reputation
    17.6
    Employer Reputation
    44.5
    Faculty Student Ratio
    59.7
    Citations per Faculty
    24.1
    International Faculty Ratio
    11
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    32,516

    12%
    88%

    International students
    2,641

    28%
    72%

    Total faculty staff
    2,798

    317
    2481

    Total students
    32,516

    12%
    88%

    International students
    2,641

    28%
    72%

    Total faculty staff
    2,798

    2481
    317
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