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 The U ($28,345).
  • It is harder to admit to The U than CU Boulder.
  • The U has a higher submitted SAT score (1,280) than CU Boulder (1,280).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (28) than The U (26).
  • CU Boulder has more students with 37,437 students while The U has 33,081 students.
  • The U has more full-time faculties with 2,329 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 Utah.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
CU BoulderThe U
CU Bouldervs.The U
Boulder, ColoradoLocationSalt Lake City, Utah
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)61% ($8,345)
$10,933Average Amount of Financial Aid$8,345
79.84 %Acceptance Rates66.15 %
22.76 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)27.80 %
1,280SAT Score1,285
28ACT Score26
72 %Graduation Rate67 %
16 %Transfer-out Rate-
85 %Retention Rate89 %
37,437Student Population33,081
1,711Number of Faculties2,329
18 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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, On-campus daycare

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