You'll find the answers to the most common questions here, but know that the entire Admissions team is ready to help.
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We recognize that some students may be faced with financial constraints in paying the application fee.
Waivers may be granted for documented hardships if you submit an application fee waiver form.
Payable online at the time you submit your application or by check or money order (made payable to the University of Colorado) after you submit your application.
If submitting a check or money order, include your full legal name and date of birth.
Writing Supplement (required, 250–650 words): In addition to the Common Application essay, you are required to submit a CU Boulder writing supplement. SAT scores on the high school transcript must include the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section, the Math section and the Reading Test.
At the University of Colorado Boulder, no two Buffs are alike. citizens attending high school or college outside of the U. CU Boulder's SAT code is 4841 and the ACT code is 0532.
To supplement the basic application components, home-educated students must submit a comprehensive description of the program of study, including: Graduation requirements typically set forth by the state in which home school students reside meet the academic requirements to be considered for admission.
Most states require at least four years of English, three years of mathematics, four years of history/social studies, three years of science, and three years of a foreign language.