The flagship university of the state of Colorado The flagship university of the state of Colorado

Why choose CU?

  1. The Colorado Buffaloes sports teams have won 28 national championships.
  2. The Recreation Center features an iconic outdoor swimming pool in the shape of the CU-Boulder buffalo mascot.
  3. The campus features a Natural History museum, heritage centre and planetarium as well as several art galleries, theatres and music halls.


Quick Facts:

Location: Boulder, Colorado, USA

City Population: 100,160

University Population: 29,884 on-campus students

Climate: Typically mild with dry, moderate summers and relatively comfortable winters.

Nearest Airport: Denver International Airport



"My year abroad changed my life. I really found out who I was in America and I think it's helped me to become more confident and sure of myself. I found a home in Colorado and can't wait to return there after I graduate." - Ami, (AMS)

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. CU-Boulder is one of 34 US public institutions belonging to the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU) and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region.

CU-Boulder has blossomed in size and quality since opening its doors in 1877 – attracting superb faculty, staff and students and offering approximately 3,600 courses in the sciences, engineering, business, law, arts, humanities, education, music, and many other disciplines.

CU-Boulder strives to serve the people of Colorado and to engage with the world through excellence in teaching, research, creative work, and service.