University of Colorado Boulder
United States of America
The University of Colorado Boulder was established in 1876. It is a public research university situated in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system.
The university comprises of schools and colleges: College of Arts and Sciences; Leeds School of Business; School of Education; College of Engineering and Applied Science; Graduate School; School of Law; College of Media, Communication and Information; College of Music & Continuing Education and Professional Studies. Through these schools and colleges the university offers more than 90 programs.
The University of Colorado, Boulder has a student population of more than 33,000 of which more than 27,000 are enrolled in graduate programs. The university has a student to faculty ratio of 18:1 and the acceptance rate of 80%. The university faculty includes 5 Nobel laureates and 10 MacArthur fellows. The university is popular especially for programs in aerospace engineering, ceramics and environmental law. The university has more than 2,70,000 alumni worldwide for professional networking.
Notable Alumni: Waleed Abdalati (Scientist, Chief Scientist of NASA), Patricia Nelson Limerick (Historian and occasional New York Times columnist), Dave Briggs (Co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend, Fox News Channel)
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