University of Colorado—​Boulder

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) December 15
Application deadline (international students) December 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) Admission deadline dates and notification of admission decisions vary by department.
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants Yes
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Institution is SOC member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit Yes

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 1,714
Accepted 749
New entrants 271
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
Acceptance rate 44%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.56
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GRE score breakdown 162 verbal
155 quantitative
3.7 analytical writing


Application essay No
Standardized test requirement GRE
Letters of recommendation 4+
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 4+
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 560, internet 83

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Very Important
Class rank Important
Undergraduate GPA Very Important
Undergraduate field of study Very Important
Recommendation(s) Very Important
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Considered
Interview Considered
Work experience Considered
Character/personal qualities Considered
First-generation college student Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Considered
Applicant's interest level Very Important

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Kevin MacLennan
Admissions phone (303) 492-6301
Admissions email
Admissions website

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