Outreach and Engagement by the Numbers


Programs currently working with communities in Colorado and beyond


Faculty, staff, and students involved in outreach and engagement initiatives


Community members engaged with CU Boulder across Colorado


People engaged with CU Boulder across the US and around the world

Numbers by Colorado Region

Region Programs Number of People Served
Denver Metro 196 262,331
Front Range North 26 136,267
Front Range South 16 124,374
Intermountain 24 141,586
Northeast 14 121,374
Northwest 7 39,104
San Luis Valley 6 29,232
Southeast 14 115,072
Southwest 14 39,931
Western 22 143,441

These numbers reflect the data that has been reported on currently published program pages. In instances where programs serve more than one Colorado region, the data is reported in multiple places and has not been subtracted from the totals.

Faculty Outreach and Engagement Data

CU Boulder faculty members engage in a variety of outreach projects that extend their scholarship to serve specific community and educational needs. Faculty members may include these activities in their annual Faculty Report of Professional Activities (FRPA) reporting. More than half of all FRPA respondents representing all CU Boulder academic departments have included outreach activities in their reports, giving us a glimpse at how faculty members connect community groups to campus resources and initiatives.

Below is a summary of outreach activities reported by faculty in 2015:

School or College Number of Activities Reported
Arts and Sciences 2,688
Business 162
CMCI 197
Education 126
Engineering 898
Environmental Design 95
Graduate School 598
Law 94
Libraries 68
Music 933
Other 16
Campus Total 5,875

In instances where faculty are rostered in more than one department or school/college, the outreach data is reported in multiple places. It has not been subtracted from the totals.