Reports and Publications

These publications and reports contain pertinent information about the University of Colorado, including its vision, performance, finances, economic impact and more. New reports and publications are added as they become available.


Essential Facts about CU

The University of Colorado has contributed to Colorado and beyond since 1876, educating nearly 435,000 students who have become catalysts in business, arts, health and communities. With the spectacular backdrop of Colorado’s Front Range, the four campuses provide access to top-tier faculty and experiential learning opportunities and an atmosphere where students thrive in the academic community. CU advances the economy, health and culture of Colorado and beyond.

University of Colorado Economic Impact
Advancing Colorado

CU now and in the future - A University of Colorado education is a high-yield investment for the student and the state. CU educates, prepares and inspires innovators, entrepreneurs, educators, health care providers and business and community leaders. CU provides a highly skilled workforce, attracts hundreds of millions in research funding, buys from local vendors, and serves as a magnet for business and industry. 

Economic Impacts of the University of Colorado on the State and Counties of Operations (May 2012)

The University of Colorado is the nexus of research and teaching that reaches far beyond economic statistics that quantify purchases and payroll in the state of Colorado. That said, the university’s economic impacts still resonate as an economic engine driven by education and research expenditures.

Annual Financial Reports
The University of Colorado is a multifaceted enterprise that focuses on teaching and learning, research activity, and community service. With some 56,000 students, 4,200 faculty and 24,000 staff, it is a complex undertaking that requires detailed financial reporting. You will find that detail in the pages of this report.

Diversity Report
A report from the campuses on their progress in achieving diversity among the university's students, faculty and staff.

President's Task Force on Efficiency
After nearly four months of work, engaging hundreds of faculty and staff as part of more than 35 meetings with constituency groups, and reviewing more than 700 detailed comments, the Task Force on Efficiency has completed its initial work.

Technology Transfer Annual Reports
Chronicles the Technology Transfer Office’s performance, the inventive achievements of CU research investigators, and the innovative companies that are developing and commercializing intellectual property (IP) created at CU.