Colorado, University of
University of Colorado, main campus at Boulder; state supported; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1877. There are campuses at Colorado Springs and Denver; the Health Sciences Center, with a large medical center, is also at Denver. The university also operates the High Altitude Observatory at Climax. The university museum has a noted collection of materials and specimens relating to the natural history of the Southwest and the Rocky Mountain regions.
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