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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • CU Boulder has more expensive tuition & fees ($38,284) than The U ($27,220).
  • It is harder to admit to The U than CU Boulder.
  • The U has a higher submitted SAT score (1,262) than CU Boulder (1,250).
  • CU Boulder has higher submitted ACT score (26) than The U (26).
  • CU Boulder has more students with 36,681 students while The U has 33,023 students.
  • The U has more full-time faculties with 2,106 faculties while CU Boulder has 1,610 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
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
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$8,615
Out-Of-State$27,220
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,466
Out-Of-State$38,284
58% ($7,505)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($11,109)
$7,505Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,109
66.15 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
27.80 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,262SAT Score1,250
26ACT Score28
70 %Graduation Rate69 %
-Transfer-out Rate19 %
89 %Retention Rate88 %
33,023Student Population36,681
2,106Number of Faculties1,610
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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