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 (1,280) than Arizona (1,245).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (28) 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 Colorado Boulder and University of Arizona.
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CU BoulderArizona
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CU Bouldervs.Arizona
Boulder, ColoradoLocationTucson, Arizona
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
50% ($10,933)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)77% ($12,861)
$10,933Average Amount of Financial Aid$12,861
79.84 %Acceptance Rates83.58 %
22.76 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.20 %
1,280SAT Score1,245
28ACT Score25
74 %Graduation Rate64 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate20 %
85 %Retention Rate85 %
37,437Student Population45,601
1,711Number of Faculties2,077
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, 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

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