The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • CU Boulder has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,284) than Oregon State ($31,467).
  • It is harder to admit to Oregon State than CU Boulder.
  • CU Boulder has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than Oregon State (1,200).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Oregon State (25).
  • CU Boulder has more students with 36,681 students while Oregon State has 30,986 students.
  • CU Boulder has more full-time faculties with 1,610 faculties while Oregon State has 1,412 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Oregon State University and University of Colorado Boulder.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Oregon StateCU Boulder
Oregon Statevs.CU Boulder
Corvallis, OregonLocationBoulder, Colorado
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
In-State$11,858
Out-Of-State$31,467
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,466
Out-Of-State$38,284
52% ($7,596)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($11,109)
$7,596Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,109
78.84 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
32.54 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,200SAT Score1,250
25ACT Score28
67 %Graduation Rate69 %
21 %Transfer-out Rate19 %
84 %Retention Rate88 %
30,986Student Population36,681
1,412Number of Faculties1,610
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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