Boulder Colleges & Universities

Higher Education Choices In Boulder Colorado

Screen shot 2013-02-09 at 8.39.52 PM named Boulder “#1 Top College Town” and Boulder was also given the title of “America’s Most Economically Vibrant College Town” by The Atlantic Cities, not to mention the American Institute for Economic Research named Boulder #3 in the “Top 20 Small Metros for College Students”. Boulder’s thriving intellectual capital attracts students from across the country and internationally to attend University of Colorado, Colorado’s flagship university.

University Of Colorado – Boulder

The University of Colorado consists of nine colleges and offers over 150 academic programs with over 30,000 students enrolled. CU Boulder students represent over
one-fifth of Boulder’s population. CU boasts eleven Nobel Laureates, eight MacArthur Fellows, two associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, two Heads of State as well as 18 astronauts having been affiliated with CU-Boulder as students, researchers, or faculty members in its history. CU received $454 million in sponsored research in 2010 to fund programs like the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, JILA, and National Institute of Standards and Technology’s NIST-F1 atomic clock.

Naropa University

Naropa University is a Buddhist-inspired, liberal arts university in Boulder, Colorado. Naropa’s programs include Contemplative Psychology, Environmental Studies, Music, Religious Studies, Visual Arts and Writing and Literature. Contemplative education is central to Naropa’s learning atmosphere where you learn first about yourself to build the awareness and energy to make you more effective at everything you do.

Getting a quality education outside the area is easy, too, with many prestigious colleges and universities within 100 miles of Boulder including Colorado State University, University of Denver, Colorado School of Mines, Metropolitan State College of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, Regis University and Colorado Technical University.