University of Colorado Boulder

Category: Tier 1 research institution | State: CO

About University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado-Boulder is the flagship university for the state of Colorado. A comprehensive research institution located in America's smartest and second healthiest city, CU-Boulder is great for students who enjoy outdoor recreation and a challenging academic experience. The CU-Boulder veteran student population has grown over 30% over the past 3 years. CU-Boulder boasts a top 20 engineering program for public universities, the 8th oldest business school in America, and 5 Nobel Laureates.

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Why you should attend?

The University of Colorado-Boulder is committed to providing student veterans with a wide range of services from the second they step foot on campus to the day they transition into the civilian workforce. There is a dedicated Veteran and Military Affairs Office, Veteran Advisor, Veteran Academic Tutors, and a Student Veterans of America organization. Additionally, the Veteran and Military Affairs Office is partnered with over 15 separate CU-Boulder campus offices to provide the full spectrum of support for veterans

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of biomedical and health systems and products such as integrated biomedical systems, instrumentation, medical information systems, artificial organs and prostheses, and health management and care delivery systems.

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