University of Colorado Boulder Graduate Schools

University of Colorado Boulder (referred to as CU Boulder) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boulder, CO. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Colorado Boulder is $13,556 for Colorado residents and $33,014 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,522 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,681 including undergraduate students.

University of Colorado Boulder Graduate School Overview

University of Colorado Boulder (referred to as CU Boulder) is a Public, 4 years school located in Boulder, CO. It is classified as Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
University of Colorado Boulder is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1913 - Current[Estimated Date]).
University of Colorado BoulderDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Colorado Boulder (referred to as CU Boulder)
AddressRegent Drive at Broadway, Boulder, CO 80309-0017
Phone303-492-1411
Webhttps://www.colorado.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.colorado.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.colorado.edu/financialaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Colorado Boulder is $13,556 for Colorado residents and $33,014 for out-of-state students. The school has 6,522 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 36,681 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 141 graduate programs through Master's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
CU Boulder Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$33,014
$13,556 for Colorado Residents
Student Population6,522
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs141 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Colorado Boulder is $13,556 for Colorado residents and $33,014 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $657 for Colorado residents and $1,738 for out-of-state students. University of Colorado Boulder offers the alternative tuition planstuition guarantee, including tuition guarantee.
CU Boulder 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Colorado Residents$13,556
Out-of-State$33,014
Tuition per Credit Hour
Colorado Residents$657
Out-of-State$1,738
University of Colorado Boulder offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On University of Colorado Boulder campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at CU Boulder
Distance Learning (Online Classes)11 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

University of Colorado Boulder 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Colorado Boulder is $13,556 for Colorado residents and $33,014 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.70% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$10,530$1,790$27,828$1,790
2016-2017$10,836$1,774$28,656$1,774
2017-2018$11,160$1,838$29,502$1,838
2018-2019$11,484$1,762$30,384$1,762
2019-2020$11,826$1,730$31,284$1,730
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $17,334 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Colorado Boulder. On-campus living costs are increased by 3.72% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $15,606. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.63% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Colorado Boulder
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$13,194$5,308$11,168$5,308
2016-2017$13,590$2,294$11,788$2,294
2017-2018$13,998$2,294$12,428$2,294
2018-2019$14,418$2,294$12,622$2,294
2019-2020$14,778$2,556$13,050$2,556
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $657 for Colorado residents and $1,738 for other students at University of Colorado Boulder. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 2.96% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$585$1,546
2016-2017$602$1,592
2017-2018$620$1,639
2018-2019$638$1,688
2019-2020$657$1,738
The law school tuition at University of Colorado Boulder is $31,804 for Colorado residents and $38,590 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at University of Colorado Boulder.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Law$29,718$2,086$36,504$2,086

Graduate Programs at CU Boulder

University of Colorado Boulder offers 141 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,066 students have completed their study at University of Colorado Boulder.
Offered Degrees at University of Colorado Boulder
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree7861,472
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship610394
Doctor's degree - other20200
Total14162,066

University of Colorado Boulder offers 141 programs through Master's, Doctorate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 2,066 students have completed their studies.
  • 1,472 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 200 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 42 completers-
Environmental Studies42-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 4 completers-
African Studies0-
Russian Studies4-
Communication and Journalism [+] 27 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric5-
Mass Communication/Media Studies5-
Journalism0-
Journalism (other)14-
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication (other)3-
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 83 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Artificial Intelligence1-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science82$91,100
Education [+] (2 completers) 112 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (other)62-
Curriculum and Instruction30$44,300
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration0-
Learning Sciences0-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education10$52,700
Music Teacher Education10-
Engineering [+] (7 completers) 547 completers$107,000
Engineering78$107,000
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering78$86,500
Architectural Engineering15-
Chemical Engineering48-
Civil Engineering63$66,200
Electrical and Electronics Engineering110-
Telecommunications Engineering58-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering11-
Materials Engineering18-
Mechanical Engineering68$69,200
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 44 completers$21,800
Foreign Languages and Literatures0$21,800
Linguistics13-
Comparative Literature1-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics10-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature7-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics9-
Legal Studies [+] 7 completers-
Law0-
Advanced Legal Research/Studies0-
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies (other)7-
English Language And Literature [+] 25 completers-
English Language and Literature17-
Creative Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry2-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1-
Physiology22-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology5-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 35 completers-
Mathematics8-
Applied Mathematics27-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 17 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Museology/Museum Studies5-
Science, Technology and Society12-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 14 completers-
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies11-
Physical Sciences [+] 58 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astrophysics2-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology9-
Chemistry5-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Physics35-
Psychology [+] 20 completers-
Psychology18-
Educational Psychology2-
Social Sciences [+] 47 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology12-
Economics10-
Geography8-
Political Science and Government9-
Sociology8-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 52 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Dance5-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts5-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)0-
Fine/Studio Arts13-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation4-
Music Performance25-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders7$47,300
Business [+] (2 completers) 293 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management152$72,400
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management0-
Organizational Leadership0-
Accounting65$59,500
Finance6-
Management Science7-
Business Statistics41-
Real Estate6-
Taxation16-
History [+] 8 completers-
History8-
Total1,472
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Environmental Studies5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 0 completers-
African Studies0-
Ethnic Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 13 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric13-
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs (other)0-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 17 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Information Science/Studies0-
Computer Science17-
Education [+] 10 completers-
Education0-
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education (other)3-
Curriculum and Instruction6-
Educational Evaluation and Research0-
Learning Sciences0-
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education1-
Engineering [+] 88 completers-
Engineering0-
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering20$88,200
Architectural Engineering1-
Chemical Engineering12-
Civil Engineering16-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering16-
Telecommunications Engineering2-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering5-
Materials Engineering0-
Mechanical Engineering16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 13 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Comparative Literature1-
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics0-
English Language And Literature [+] 3 completers-
English Language and Literature3-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 39 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry13-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology8-
Physiology8-
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology10-
Neuroscience0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 17 completers-
Mathematics6-
Applied Mathematics11-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Science, Technology and Society0-
Cognitive Science0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 8 completers-
Philosophy8-
Physical Sciences [+] 85 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astrophysics7-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology8-
Chemistry21-
Chemical Physics5-
Geology/Earth Science7-
Geophysics and Seismology2-
Physics35-
Psychology [+] 23 completers-
Psychology22-
Educational Psychology1-
Social Sciences [+] 30 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Economics4-
Geography12-
Political Science and Government8-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 27 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts1-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation0-
Intermedia/Multimedia1-
Music History, Literature, and Theory4-
Music Performance21-
Visual and Performing Arts (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders1-
Business [+] 11 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management11-
History [+] 4 completers-
History4-
Total394
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Audiology/Audiologist7-
Total200

Graduate Student Population at CU Boulder

For academic year 2019-2020, total 6,522 students enrolled into University of Colorado Boulder graduate schools where it has total 36,681 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 2,696 full-time and 3,826 part-time students. By gender, 3,646 male and 2,876 female students are attending University of Colorado Boulder graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Colorado Boulder.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Colorado Boulder
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,5223,6462,876
Full-time2,6961,4631,233
Part-tme3,8262,1831,643
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Colorado Boulder.
There are 3,916 White (60.04%), 87 Black/African American (1.33%), 546 Hispanic (8.37%), 229 Asian (3.51%), and 1,744 students with other races. 1,250 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Colorado Boulder
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,5223,6462,876
American Indian/Native American291316
Asian229112117
Black/African American873948
Hispanic546251295
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander312
White3,9162,1151,801
Two More19110289
Un-Known271155116
Non-resident Alien1,250858392
University of Colorado Boulder offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 506 graduate students (7.76% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 221 graduate students (3.39% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Colorado Boulder.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Colorado Boulder
Number of Students
Total6,522
Enrolled Online Exclusively506
Enrolled Some Online Courses221
Not in Online Courses5,795

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University of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley) is a Public, 4 years school located in Berkeley, CA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $14,187 for California residents and $29,289 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 11,648 and it offers total 196 graduate programs(3 online programs).
University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Los Angeles, CA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,953 for California residents and $28,055 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 12,960 and it offers total 213 graduate programs(1 online programs).
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Washington State University (Washington State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Pullman, WA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $13,095 for Washington residents and $26,850 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 5,380 and it offers total 225 graduate programs(23 online programs).
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Stanford University (Stanford) is a Private, 4 years school located in Stanford, CA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $49,617 in average. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 10,294 and it offers total 158 graduate programs(11 online programs).

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