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 Oregon State ($31,579).
  • It is harder to admit to Oregon State than CU Boulder.
  • CU Boulder has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than Oregon State (1,245).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (28) than Oregon State (25).
  • CU Boulder has more students with 37,437 students while Oregon State has 32,312 students.
  • CU Boulder has more full-time faculties with 1,711 faculties while Oregon State has 1,351 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Colorado Boulder and Oregon State University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
CU BoulderOregon State
CU Bouldervs.Oregon State
Boulder, ColoradoLocationCorvallis, Oregon
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)
In-State$12,496
Out-Of-State$38,314
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,188
Out-Of-State$31,579
50% ($10,933)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)56% ($7,577)
$10,933Average Amount of Financial Aid$7,577
79.84 %Acceptance Rates78.84 %
22.76 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)32.54 %
1,280SAT Score1,245
28ACT Score25
72 %Graduation Rate69 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate18 %
85 %Retention Rate85 %
37,437Student Population32,312
1,711Number of Faculties1,351
18 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
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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