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.
  • UW has more expensive tuition & fees ($39,114) than CU Boulder ($36,668).
  • It is harder to admit to UW than CU Boulder.
  • UW has a higher submitted SAT score (1,345) than CU Boulder (1,250).
  • UW has higher submitted ACT score (30) than CU Boulder (28).
  • UW has more students with 47,400 students while CU Boulder has 36,681 students.
  • UW has more full-time faculties with 4,279 faculties while CU Boulder has 1,610 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Washington-Seattle Campus and University of Colorado Boulder.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UWCU Boulder
UWvs.CU Boulder
Seattle, WashingtonLocationBoulder, 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)
Tuition & Fees
46% ($13,194)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)47% ($11,109)
$13,194Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,109
46.42 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
32.61 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
1,345SAT Score1,250
30ACT Score28
84 %Graduation Rate69 %
-Transfer-out Rate19 %
94 %Retention Rate88 %
47,400Student Population36,681
4,279Number of Faculties1,610
19 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
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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