University of Colorado - Boulder

2055 Regent Drive, Rm 101, Boulder, United States

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About University of Colorado - Boulder

The University of Colorado at Boulder is one of the 34 public universities of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, and is an American university with outstanding academic and cutting-edge scientific research. As the flagship of the University of Colorado system, its site in the beautiful city of Boulder, located in Northwestern Colorado, at the junction of the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. Founded in 1876, the University of Colorado is older than the state of Colorado itself. In regards to sports, the University of Colorado Boulder joined the Pacific-12 Conference (PAC 12) in 2011.

The University of Colorado system has a focus on cultural exchange and international cooperation on our campuses. The university system consists of four campuses: Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs, and our Anschutz Medical campus. The University of Colorado at Boulder is the largest public university in Colorado and the leading higher education institution in the region. The school has nearly 36,000 students, with approximately 5,600 graduate students. The University of Colorado Boulder is less than an hour's drive from the world's most famous ski slopes. The Boulder Area offers plenty of opportunities of employment for our graduating students. The most notable employers here include the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the American Geological Society, and the Institute of Space Science.

On campus, there are more than 300 student organizations and clubs, and 40 Greek life organizations. Academics and research are also of utmost value.CU-Bolder is one of 34 American public institutions that belongs to the prestigious Association of American Universities, and the only member in the Rocky Mountain region. The university offers over 3,600 courses in 150 areas of study, and 86 bachelor level programs of study.

The university competes in 12 intercollegiate sports on a Division I level, and is a member of the Pac-12 Conference. It also has one of country's largest club sports programs, with over 30 intercollegiate teams. Sports represented include ice hockey, ultimate Frisbee, and triathlon. The campus also houses many art galleries, theatres, concert halls, a natural history museum, and many other social and cultural events. CU-Boulder also has a long history of environmental conservation and awareness, and has often been ranked among the top green universities in the country.

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