University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado

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– 27,010 undergraduates
– 18:1 student to faculty ratio
– 80% acceptance rate
– Mid 50% SAT 530-640, ACT 24-30
– Average class size is 40, but freshman year large lecture classes of 400+ students
– 85% of classes have 50 or fewer students
– 86% retention rate – Freshman returning for their sophomore year
– NCAA Div I
– 31.7% of students who have no financial need receive on average $8,628
– 81% of financial need met
– Public university
– 50% of students come from out of state
– Large bike culture
– Spanish architecture
– Speech pathology is also an audiology major
– Greek life is prevalent but not a have to do – 12% participate, does not dominate the campus
– Even though school is large it is split into smaller communities
– Heavy research institution – Plenty of opportunities
– Over 500 clubs and organizations
– Largest college is Arts and Sciences, Engineering, then Business
– Living learning communities
– Top Physics president gram
– Program in ceramics
– Undecided = Open Option
– Can transfer into other colleges with required minimum GPA and classes
– Engineering and Business most selective
– Apply to program of choice and into a specific college
– Top Engineering program, top 20 in region
– Environment Design = Architecture
– Sports Media major offered
– 39% accept rate into Engineering, A’s B’s and no C’s makes a student competitive
– 50% accept rate into Leeds School of Business, 4 years of math
– If don’t get accepted to Business or Engineering will be considered into Pre Business and Pre Engineering programs
– Not a great difference between acceptance rate, in state vs out of state, in state may be slight more selective

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