How Many Students Get Financial Aid?
$17,876 is the standard University of Colorado Boulder's freshman financial aid plan. Approximately 49.0% of first year students get some kind of financial aid, most of which is in the form of scholarships and grants.
Financial aid contains loans, grants, and scholarships. However, loans must be paid off, so they aren't a true discount.
Student debt should be considered to be an added expense rather than as "aid" or a "discount". Read more about student loan debt at CU - Boulder.
How Much Aid Is Offered That I Don't Have to Repay? (A.K.A. Scholarships & Grants)
The numbers below apply to grants and scholarships mainly offered by the college itself.
49.0% of first year students (3,100 total) were offered scholarships at University of Colorado Boulder, averaging $7,761 per person. This puts it in the middle 20th percentile of all schools in the nation.
959 first year students also received a grant. A total of 15.0% of CU - Boulder first years obtained grants with an average of $5,366 per person.
View the average amount of grants and scholarships first years receive by looking at the chart below.
Scholarships are merit-based, while grants are need based.
Amount of Financial Assistance Per Family Income
Find out what amount of grant and scholarship aid you can expect to obtain determined by your family income. The chart below shows freshman students getting Title IV assistance which includes PLUS loans.
|Income Level||Percent of Freshman||Average Assistance|
|Income 110k +||9.0%||$1,998|
Title IV aid features grants, loans, or work-study awarded by the federal government generally determined by need. Learn more here.
$11,324 is the Standard Total an Undergrad Will Get in Grants or Scholarships
Of the 27,901 undergraduates at University of Colorado Boulder around 47.0% (13,054 total) receive some kind of grant aid. The standard quantity awarded was $11,324.
Financial Aid Links from University of Colorado Boulder
|Financial Aid Department Website||www.colorado.edu/finaid/|
|Net Price Calculator||ofa.colorado.edu/NetPriceCalculator/|