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University of Colorado Boulder

Boulder, United States

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder, CU, or Colorado) is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system, and was founded in 1876, five months before Colorado became a state. CU Boulder is a member of the Association of American Universities, a selective group of major research universities in North America, and is classified as an R1 University, meaning that it engages in a very high level of research activity. According to the National Science Foundation, the university spent $514 million on research and development in 2018, ranking it 50th in the nation.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
125,076
Prior Five Years
27,681
Total Citations
Lifetime
4,128,619
Prior Five Years
350,276
Total Scholars
Lifetime
21,304
Prior Five Years
7,241

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
75
Prior Five Years
183
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
46
Prior Five Years
57
Institutional Rankings

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Publications and Citation History

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Scholars based on Top 20 Disciplines

Highly Ranked Scholars™

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