About the CU System

The University of Colorado advances the economy, health and culture of Colorado and beyond, educating more than 435,000 students who have become catalysts in business, arts, health and community growth. CU’s four campuses feature top-tier faculty and hands-on learning opportunities in an environment where students thrive.

Board of Regents

The Board of Regents consists of nine members serving staggered six-year terms, one elected from each of Colorado's seven congressional districts and two from the state at-large. The members select their own chair and vice-chair. The board is charged constitutionally with the general supervision of the university and the exclusive control and direction of all funds of and appropriations to the university, unless otherwise provided by law.

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CU System Administration

University of Colorado's System Administration consists of 21 units that serve the entire CU system. These units provide critical support services to CU's campuses in Aurora, Boulder, Colorado Springs and Denver, as well as the Office of the President in Denver.

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University of Colorado Boulder, 1876

At CU-Boulder, undergraduate and graduate students put their knowledge to use in areas of study ranging from archeological finds in the arctic to improving the classroom experience to working with NASA to conduct research in space. CU-Boulder is one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation.

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University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 1965

CU Colorado Springs, among the fastest growing universities in the state and nation, is a residential academic and research mainstay in southern Colorado, partnering with major corporations and federal agencies to provide leading-edge, high-tech education ranging from business to theater to nursing outreach programs for rural areas.

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University of Colorado Denver, 1973

CU Denver has eight schools and colleges and 90 degree programs, and awards more master's degrees than any other public institution in the state. Located in downtown Denver, CU Denver offers students extensive business, professional and cultural opportunities.

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 2006

A state-of-the-art medical center, CU Anschutz Medical Campus is globally recognized for its research, teaching and clinical programs in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, physical therapy and nursing. CU Anschutz Medical Campus is also home to University of Colorado Hospital and Children’s Hospital Colorado. The CU School of Medicine’s roots reach back more than 100 years, when it opened in Boulder.

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