College Corner: University of Colorado – Boulder


Kelly Bierals

University of Colorado- Boulder


If you’re looking for a college experience spent skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping or spending your nights in Downtown Denver then Boulder is the place for you. Adventure is an understatement for most students who attend Boulder. With a large undergraduate population of 26,900 you are likely to find friendly faces and find yourself having a true college experience. Popular majors include Business, Psychology, and Communications.


Can I get in?

Acceptance Rate: 80%

SAT Range: 1150-1340

ACT Range: 25-30


Fun facts about Boulder:

  • Bicycling is so highly regarded in Boulder that sometimes the city plows the Boulder Creek bike path before they plow the streets!
  • The creators of “South Park,” Matt Stone and Trey Parker, met at CU Boulder. Stone went on to graduate school while Parker let the temptations of Colorado get the best of him.
  • Ralphie the Buffalo, the CU Boulder mascot, is one of the largest live mascots in the country.