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 four-years, public schools.
  • CU Boulder has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,314) than Arizona ($37,258).
  • It is harder to admit to CU Boulder than Arizona.
  • CU Boulder has a higher submitted SAT score (1,245) than Arizona (1,245).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (25) than Arizona (25).
  • Arizona has more students with 45,601 students while CU Boulder has 37,437 students.
  • Arizona has more full-time faculties with 2,077 faculties while CU Boulder has 1,711 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Arizona and University of Colorado Boulder.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
ArizonaCU Boulder
Arizonavs.CU Boulder
Tucson, ArizonaLocationBoulder, Colorado
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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)
Tuition & Fees
77% ($12,861)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($10,933)
$12,861Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,933
83.58 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
26.20 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,245SAT Score1,280
25ACT Score28
65 %Graduation Rate72 %
20 %Transfer-out Rate16 %
85 %Retention Rate85 %
45,601Student Population37,437
2,077Number of Faculties1,711
15 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio18 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Remedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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