Located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, the University of Colorado Boulder has an awe-inspiring view from campus. Our world-renowned faculty maintain a reputation for excellence in research, creative work and teaching across 150 academic fields. From hands-on learning to close connections with dedicated faculty, CU Boulder prepares students to become leaders within Colorado and throughout the world.
CU Boulder is a primary source of Colorado’s highly skilled workforce. Our community of more than 38,000 faculty, staff and students contributes over $2 billion each year in economic impact to the state of Colorado. CU Boulder also engages Coloradans from across the state through a wide range of educational, cultural, research and outreach efforts.
Coloradans in 45 counties are touched by
200+ outreach programs every year
Colorado K–12 students and teachers
in 114 school districts benefit
from community outreach
current research portfolio
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