Best Colleges in America 2022
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Overall Score: 58.22

University of Colorado Boulder

Costs

Est. full price 2022-2023
$32,300
% of students who get any grants
50%
Est. price for students who receive aid
$22,400
Average price for low-income students
$13,140

Admissions

Acceptance rate
78%
Median SAT/ACT score
1250/28
SAT/ACT required?
No
Undergraduate enrollment
30,630

Financial Aid

% of students with need who get grants
75%
% of need met
74%
% of students who get merit grants
32%
Average merit grant
$9,440

Student Success

Graduation rate
70%
Average time to a degree
4.4 years
Median student debt
$19,500
Early career earnings
$60,740
% earning more than a high school grad
75%

Notes: Students who get merit grants are full-time undergraduates who had no financial need and were awarded grants. Graduation rate measures degree completion within six years for both transfer students and first-time students. Early career earnings are the median earnings for both graduates and non-completers, 10 years after they first enrolled.

Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson’s, Money/Witlytic calculations.

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