What University of Colorado Boulder is all about
The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) has a 135-year history of educating students from Colorado, the United States, and the world. As one of the leading comprehensive research universities in the Rocky Mountain region, CU-Boulder has an established reputation for
world-class teaching, research, and service to society. CU-Boulder is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a level one research university, the top rank in the United States, and is one of only 34 public institutions in North America belonging to the prestigious Association for American Universities.
CU-Boulder received nearly $454 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2009-10 and is also one of the top universities for undergraduate research opportunities.