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 (1,285) than CU Boulder (1,280).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (26) 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 Utah and University of Colorado Boulder.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
The UCU Boulder
The Uvs.CU Boulder
Salt Lake City, UtahLocationBoulder, 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)
In-State$8,893
Out-Of-State$28,345
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,496
Out-Of-State$38,314
61% ($8,345)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($10,933)
$8,345Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,933
66.15 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
27.80 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,285SAT Score1,280
26ACT Score28
67 %Graduation Rate72 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
89 %Retention Rate85 %
33,081Student Population37,437
2,329Number of Faculties1,711
17 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 services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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