University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Colorado, Boulder

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: Boulder, Colorado, CO 80309, United States

Web Site: www.colorado.edu



About University of Colorado, Boulder:

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado, established in 1876. Situated at the foot of the scenic Rocky Mountains, students of the university can enjoy incredible views from campus and take advantage of a range of outdoors pursuits (Boulder has 300 miles of bike routes, and a multitude of national parks and forests, as well as downhill and cross-country ski areas). The university’s motto, from the original Greek, reads ‘Let Your Light Shine’. Over the years, a number of Nobel laureates, astronauts and MacArthur Fellows have been linked with the university, either as students, researchers or members of the faculty. The American actor Robert Redford, who founded the internationally celebrated Sundance Film Festival, is an alumnus of the university. The university has been ranked by Forbes as the 18th the most entrepreneurial university in the nation. According to the 2015 US News & World Report, the university also ranks within the top 10 in the fields of aerospace engineering, ceramics, environmental law, geology, physical chemistry and quantum physics. CU-Boulder describes itself as having one of the most active college campuses in the US, with athletics and outdoors projects playing a central role in the student experience. Its sports teams are known as ‘Buffaloes’ and the university is a member of the Presidents’ Athletic Conference. As well as sports clubs, CU-Boulder is home to more than 300 organisations and clubs. Boulder is also served by a plethora of museums and galleries, such as the centrally located Colorado University Art Museum, and students are encouraged to ‘serve the greater good’ through volunteerism and civic engagement. The university’s alumni network is in excess of 270,000 who comprise an online community and go by the name of the 'Forever Buffs Network.'



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 63 78 79 87 87 74 70 81 85 82 88 90

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 76 101 73 79 186 71 59 64 64 73 64
Engineering - 60 66 66 65 75 68 104 110 116 123 124
Life Sciences - 130 139 139 151 157 130 124 134 131 145 142
Clinical Medicine - 255 233 255 263 267 268 278 257 244 244 237
Natural Sciences - 31 30 32 27 20 24 23 22 28 26 25
Social Sciences - 48 79 96 82 92 84 110 102 92 94 86

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 255 186 165 - - 217 181 205
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 32 37 39 47 87 88 130 133 143
Chemistry - - - 146 148 133 140 140 126 115 132 131
Civil Engineering - - - 34 23 45 38 37 43 52 56 60
Computer Science - - - 145 195 159 136 195 176 202 200 199
Electrical Engineering - - - 79 88 80 86 97 132 171 162 175
Environment / Ecology - - - - 32 30 26 17 18 23 27 21
Geosciences - - - 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Materials Science - - - 102 99 100 103 98 101 106 123 119
Mathematics - - - 94 231 111 115 154 138 115 105 115
Mechanical Engineering - - - 58 86 92 106 91 76 99 101 114
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 219 155 211 287 275 287 301-350
Physics - - - 33 35 31 35 37 37 35 44 44
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 218 281 268 260 238 239 241 264