SAT Range 1,070 - 1,300
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University of Colorado Boulder is a Public school located in Boulder, CO. University of Colorado Boulder has a total enrollment of 33,056 with a graduation rate of 71% and a student/faculty ratio of 18:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The University of Colorado Boulder SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend University of Colorado Boulder.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$21,248
Avg. price for students living on campus$29,215
Avg. price for students living off campus$27,413


Total applicants31,325
Total admissions24,941
Admission rate80%
Application fee$50
Average staff salary$96,183

25th percentile score

SAT math540
SAT reading530
SAT writing
ACT composite24

75th percentile score

SAT math660
SAT reading640
SAT writing
ACT composite30

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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