University Catalog 2014-2015

University of Colorado Boulder


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Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Admissions welcomes inquiries from prospective students regarding undergraduate admission. Through the admission process, the university seeks to identify applicants who will successfully complete a collegiate academic program. Admission is based on many criteria, including high school GPA or GED test scores, high school rank, the quality of course work, college entrance test scores, personal essays, and the extent to which the minimum academic preparation standards (MAPS) have been met.

Inquiries relating to undergraduate admission to the University of Colorado Boulder may contact:

Office of Admissions, Regent Administrative Center 125, University of Colorado Boulder, 
552 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0552
303-492-6301   •   TTY 303-492-5998 (for hard of hearing persons)

To find additional undergraduate admission information online, go to

Graduate Admission

Graduate School admission is handled by individual academic departments; see the Graduate School section of this catalog and specific college and school sections for details. For more information, go to