University of Colorado at Boulder

4.5 out of 5 (19 reviews) Boulder, Colorado, United States
As the flagship university of the state of Colorado, CU-Boulder is a dynamic community of scholars and learners situated on one of the most spectacular college campuses in the country. As one of 34 U.S. public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) – and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region – we have a proud tradition of academic excellence, with five Nobel laureates and more than 50 members of prestigious academic academies.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Medicine & Health (1)



Innovative academic programs, hands-on opportunities and rigorous course work will prepare you for a complex global society. While interacting with our faculty, which includes five Nobel laureates, eight MacArthur "Genius Grant" fellows, two U.S. Professors of the Year and four National Medal of Science winners, you'll develop a broad understanding of the world, strong leadership skills and an enhanced ability to think critically.

CU Boulder has a global reputation for outstanding teaching, research and creative work across more than 150 academic fields. Find a program based on your interests and talents.


Research at CU Boulder encompasses thousands of scholarly, scientific and creative endeavors at any given time, resulting in new knowledge, technologies and creative work that advance the economy, culture and health of Colorado, the nation and the world.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
43 -5
38 -4
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
100 16
116 11
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
182 -12
170 5
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.


Student services

Student Affairs is a diverse organization of professionals focused on creating a positive environment that fosters successful learning and personal development, both inside and outside the traditional classroom.

Housing services

We want you to feel comfortable in what for most of you is your first home away from home. With our combination of breathtaking mountain views, stunning architecture and exciting residential academic programs and living and learning communities, we strive to deliver one of the best on-campus living experiences in the country.

ICT services

Technology will play an imporatnt role in your learning and research experiences during your time as a student. The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is here to help you -- providing walk-in, online, and phone support in addition to innovative uses of information technology.

Medical services

A successful student is a healthy student, and CU-Boulder provides a wide range of resources to ensure your health and wellness while you're a student here.

Student Life

Campus life

Within CU Boulder's inclusive community, you'll find many ways to get involved and make lifelong friends. We have one of the most active college campuses in the nation, where recreation, sports and student groups play key roles in the unique CU Boulder experience. And, you will have the opportunity to serve the greater good through volunteerism and civic engagement, whether it's around the world or across the street.

Sports facilities

The Sport Clubs Program provides students the opportunity to participate in a competitive sport club against other intercollegiate teams as a means to enhance their collegiate experience and provide a vehicle for a well-rounded education through physical, social and leadership development.

Boulder, Colorado, United States