The Boulder Campus
CUÌýBoulderâs vision is grounded in its statutory mission as a national public research university. In Colorado statute, the university is defined as theÌýâcomprehensive graduate research university with selective admissions standards . . . offer(ing) a comprehensive array of undergraduate, master and doctoral degree programsâ of what is now designated the University of Colorado System.
CUÌýBoulder recognizes the exceptional opportunities associated with its role as a research university, and values the unique strength and character research achievements bring to undergraduate education. It is keenly aware of its responsibility for educating the next generation of citizens and leaders, and for fostering the spirit of discovery through research. Indeed, CUÌýBoulder believes that its students, both graduate and undergraduate, benefit from the comprehensive mix of programs and research excellence that characterize a flagship university. Thus, CUÌýBoulderâs statutory mission is relevant today and will remain relevant tomorrow.