The College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Colorado–Boulder

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions N/A
Application deadline (U.S. residents) January 15
Application fee (U.S. residents) $50
Application deadline (international students) January 15
Application fee (international students) $70

The College of Engineering and Applied Science at University of Colorado--Boulder

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 2,798
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 1,355
Overall acceptance rate 48.4% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.50
Average GRE 547 verbal
758 quantitative
3.99 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.60
Average GRE 528 verbal
769 quantitative
4.09 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 560 paper test
83 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​
(303) 492-6416
[email protected]
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering N/A
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​
(303) 735-1975
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​civilengr.​html
(303) 492-7316
[email protected]
Computer engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​elecengr.​html
(303) 735-0490
[email protected]
Computer science http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/
(303) 492-6361
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​elecengr.​html
(303) 735-0490
[email protected]
Engineering management http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academics/​engineering/​
(303) 492-2570
[email protected]
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering N/A
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​mechengr.​html
(303) 492-7444
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs http:/​/​www.​colorado.​edu/​prospective/​graduate/​academic/​engineering/​telecomm.​html
(303) 492-8475
[email protected]

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,550
Master’s (full-time) 666
Master’s (part-time) 218
Ph.D. (full-time) 666
Ph.D. (part-time) 0

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 518
Total master’s graduates 426
International master’s graduates 27.7%
Minority master’s graduates 11.7%
Female master’s graduates 17.4%
Total Ph.D. graduates 92
International Ph.D. graduates 21.7%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 9.8%
Female Ph.D. graduates 16.3%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Aerospace 28 13.7%
Chemical 22 7.5%
Civil 38 18.2%
Computer science 29 13.1%
Electrical 34 20.2%
Engineering management 0 7.7%
Environmental 0 N/A
Mechanical 24 12%
Other 0 7.5%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 151
Part-time faculty 8
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 7

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $78,148,562
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 153

Engineering School Ranking

#35 Best Engineering Schools

(7) Ranking by Specialties

#13 in Aerospace / Aeronautical / Astronautical
#17 in Chemical
#20 in Civil
#35 in Computer Engineering
#32 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#26 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#32 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 49
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.5
Overall acceptance rate 48.4% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 757
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 4.4:1 – High
Ph.D.s granted 92
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $78,148,562
Research expenditures per faculty member $497,761
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 4.6%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,550

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 1,550

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 1,332
Minority students 9.5%
International students 32.0%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 218
Minority students 12.4%
International students 12.8%

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Gwen Pomper
Financial aid phone (303) 492-5091

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $12,146 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $32,779 per year (out-of-state)
Part-time: $8,097 per year (in-state)
Part-time: $21,853 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,489 per year
Room and board $11,278
Books and supplies $1,749
Miscellaneous expenses $7,352

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 171
Teaching assistants 107
Research assistants 457
Other appointments 0

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