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Academic Rigor
4.1796
Dorm Life
4.0726
Food and Dining
4.1811
Bang for the buck
3.6581
Clubs and Activities
4.4722
Campus Safety
4.3151
Most Helpful Review for University of Colorado Boulder
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: John from Arvada, CO
  • 38 out of 39 people found this review helpful

There are classes ranging from several hundred students to just a handful. It is easy to contact teachers and have them help you in the courtesy of their own office. There are also help rooms for several of the math and science classes where you can get help from your peers and staff. Most of the classes are appropriately challenging and have good professors.

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  • Ryan from Tucker, GA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Beautiful Campus with a great town. Couldn't ask for a better location. Wide selection of Majors.

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  • Hailey from Henderson, NV
  • Dec-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    I really hope to attend CU. The campus is absolutely beautiful, surrounded by a very cute town, and overlooked by the massive Flat Irons. I really hope to attend here next fall.

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  • Nicole S
  • Dec-01-2014 I am a current student here

    The campus is beautiful and there are so many opportunities available for all different interests, from the outdoors to arts. The dining is actually very good; I never miss food from home with all the options here. The school values education as much as it does wellness, so there are many options to stay focused on academics while still being social and having a good time.

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  • Emma from Boulder, CO
  • Nov-25-2014 I am a current student here

    CU Boulder's College of Engineering is one of the best in the country, and provides many opportunities for students to learn, gain hands-on experience, and pursue their passions both inside and outside of the classroom. The campus is gorgeous and is situated right in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, and is close to some of the best hiking, rock climbing, and skiing in the country. Boulder provides an excellent mix of nature, culture, and academics; there are always exciting opportunities to learn, grow, and thrive on and off-campus.

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  • Jacob from Reno, NV
  • Nov-06-2014 I am a current student here

    This school has a very friendly but challenging academic environment. The faculty and students are all very open, accepting and friendly and we all just want to have a good time. Most importantly, despite its reputation, the parties here are fairly limited and you certainly don't have to go to them if you don't want to.

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  • T from Boulder, CO
  • Nov-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Prideful in its overwhelming greek community, which is great if thats your bag. Expensive for everyone, almost unbearable for the typical middle class family between tuition, books, rent, food, etc. Beautiful city and location filled with people who share a love for the outdoors in one way or another.

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  • Kristina
  • Oct-07-2014 I am a current student here

    This is the most beautiful campus I've ever seen; wake up every day to mountains and fresh air! Study what you love in a place that you love, but don't slack off. Like most places the course work can be rigorous, especially if you don't pay attention or go to class, and you're probably paying a lot of money for that privilege.

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  • Julianne from Denver, CO
  • Jul-16-2014 I am a current student here

    CU Boulder is an amazing place that everyone should experience. The town is beautiful and active, with many hiking, climbing, and outdoor activity spots. There will never be a dull moment.

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  • Clarice from Portland, OR
  • Jun-29-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    A big school with a beautiful campus with friendly students. Strongly focused on giving students a small school feel with big school opportunities. Manages to keep a strong focus on academics regardless of enrollment size.

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  • Tyra from CO
  • May-03-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is in a beautiful place and has a great community. There is plenty to do there. There is always something going on.

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