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About Boulder, CO

Education with altitude


Boulder is a picturesque college town famous for its pedestrian-friendly streets, its environmentally minded people, its nationally acclaimed restaurants and its relaxed attitude. It sees more than 300 days of sunshine and is nearby world-class skiing and abundant outdoor activities.


  • Elevation: 5,430 feet
  • Population: 103,673 (29,000 are CU students)
  • More sunny days, on average, than San Diego or Miami
  • More than 300 restaurants featuring local, regional and international cuisine
  • Recently rated “#1 Sports Town in America” by Outside Magazine
  • 200 miles of public hiking and biking trails
  • 30,000 acres of open space
  • Close to Colorado’s more than 30 ski areas and resorts for winter activities
  • 30 art galleries, 4 museums, 32 movie and stage theatres
  • Home to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival and the Colorado Music Festival


Being in Boulder immerses you in a fusion of world-class intellect with a community that values and enjoys the environment. We invite you to join us in this unique place and see what it has to offer you.

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