CU Boulder

About CU Boulder

The University of Colorado impacts the lives of thousands of young people, benefits the state of Colorado and remains highly competitive with universities around the nation.

CU Boulder contributes to the economy as well as fostering innovation through research. Its current research portfolio is valued at $2.4 billion to conduct research in economic sectors including energy, bioscience, aerospace, health care and other fields. This research allowed for 238 invention disclosures, 115 new patent filings and 242 follow-on filings. Eight new companies were formed based on CU technology.

CU Boulder is home to more than 2,100 academic faculty, nearly 2,000 research faculty, more than 700 visiting international scholars and over 3,600 staff members. Faculty honors including five Nobel Laureates, nine MacArthur Fellowships, and one Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year.


Living in Boulder

The home of the University of Colorado's flagship campus,
Boulder is a recreational destination as well as one of the most active cities to live in.
In a 2010 Gallup poll, it was named the healthiest, happiest U.S. city. With ample bike paths, world-class restaurants and stunning natural beauty, this eclectic town attracts professionals and outdoors enthusiasts alike.