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.
  • UW has more expensive tuition & fees ($39,906) than CU Boulder ($38,314).
  • It is harder to admit to UW than CU Boulder.
  • UW has more students with 48,149 students while CU Boulder has 37,437 students.
  • UW has more full-time faculties with 4,720 faculties while CU Boulder has 1,711 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of Washington-Seattle Campus and University of Colorado Boulder.
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UWvs.CU Boulder
Seattle, WashingtonLocationBoulder, 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$12,076
Out-Of-State$39,906
Tuition & Fees
In-State$12,496
Out-Of-State$38,314
48% ($14,519)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)50% ($10,933)
$14,519Average Amount of Financial Aid$10,933
46.42 %Acceptance Rates79.84 %
32.61 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)22.76 %
-SAT Score1,280
-ACT Score28
84 %Graduation Rate74 %
-Transfer-out Rate16 %
93 %Retention Rate85 %
48,149Student Population37,437
4,720Number of Faculties1,711
20 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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