Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.41
Liaison Dave Newport
Submission Date March 23, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Colorado Boulder
PA-7: Affordability and Access

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.17 / 4.00 Alphonse Keasley
Faculty, Asst Professor Attend
Academic Affairs
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Does the institution have policies and programs to make it accessible and affordable to low-income students?:
Yes

A brief description of any policies and programs to minimize the cost of attendance for low-income students:

We have two TRiO programs and one institutional program as well as an active financial aid office.

https://www.colorado.edu/triosss/


A brief description of any programs to equip the institution’s faculty and staff to better serve students from low-income backgrounds:

TRiO programs and institutional program
https://www.colorado.edu/triosss/


A brief description of the institution’s programs to guide and prepare students and families from low-income backgrounds for higher education:

TRiO programs and institutional program
https://www.colorado.edu/triosss/


A brief description of the institution's scholarships for low-income students:

TRiO programs and institutional program
https://www.colorado.edu/triosss/


A brief description of the institution’s targeted outreach to recruit students from low-income backgrounds:

TRiO programs and Miramontes Arts & Sciences Program program
https://www.colorado.edu/triosss/
https://www.colorado.edu/masp


A brief description of the institution’s other policies or programs to make the institution accessible and affordable to low-income students:
Does the institution have policies and programs to support non-traditional students?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s scholarships provided specifically for part-time students:
A brief description of the institution’s on-site child care facility, partnership with a local facility, and/or subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of students:

In Family Student Housing near Folsom, a daycare facility is available.

We have served the University of Colorado Boulder students, faculty, staff, and alumni for over 30 years
Our teachers are committed to bringing out the best in each child
We serve approximately 80 children ages 15 months (walking independently) through five years

What We Believe

Each child is respected as a unique and capable learner
We recognize the first five years of a child's life are the most formative
Optimal growth takes place when we encourage and support the overall development of each child.


A brief description of the institution’s other policies and programs to support non-traditional students:

Although not labeled as such now, the University Memorial Center (UMC) has had services for non-traditional students.


Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (tracking accessibility and affordability)? (If data is not available, select 'No'):
Yes

The percentage of entering students that are low-income (0-100):
16

The graduation/success rate for low-income students (0-100):
62

On average, the percentage of need that was met for students who were awarded any need-based aid (e.g. as reported to the U.S. Common Data Set initiative, item H2) (0-100):
81

The percentage of students graduating with no interest-bearing student loan debt or for whom no out-of-pocket tuition is required (i.e. the percentage of graduates who have not taken out interest-bearing loans) (0-100):
58

Estimated percentage of students that participate in or directly benefit from the institution’s policies and programs to support low-income and non-traditional students (0-100):
63

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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