America's Premier Community Banking School

Since 1950, the financial-services industry has trusted the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado to develop its leaders. This legacy, combined with a cutting-edge portfolio of community-banking focused educational programs, invaluable networking opportunities and an enviable location, makes GSBC an ideal education partner for community banks today.

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An Education at 5,430'


We’re incredibly proud of our curriculum and expert faculty, but we’re also pretty proud of our view. The community bank leaders who attend GSBC programs often say that the networking opportunities and beauty of Colorado are two undeniable benefits. See why the GSBC experience is matched by none.

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What People Are Saying

I love the structure of the EDI program. I was only out of the bank for 12 days over the course of 19 months and the time spent with instructors, coaches and fellow attendees was incredibly valuable in terms of sharpening leadership skills and fostering new and innovative ideas. In addition, the projects between sessions are meaningful and provide real results that add dollars to the bottom line–no case studies or theories. I would highly recommend this program.

Amanda Swoverland
Amanda Swoverland
Executive Development Institute for Community Bankers
Class of 2016

Becoming a well-rounded, top-notch community banker does not occur by accident. Real life experience is required, along with a combination of hands-on learning and education. GSBC provides the second part of that equation with an excellent faculty and comprehensive curriculum covering financial analysis, lending, management, technology and leadership. This training provides a solid foundation to continue our officers’ career development.

Doug Fuller
Doug Fuller
Annual School Session
News & Events

GSBC Concludes 68th Annual School Session, Announces Class of 2018

August 13, 2018

The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado (GSBC) awarded diplomas to the 164-member class of 2018 at its annual graduation celebration July 26, at University of Colorado’s Folsom Field in Boulder, Colo.

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Our History

A Long-Standing Educational Reputation

Approximately 20 local bank employees attended the first session of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado in the summer of 1951. Since then, more than 8,000 bankers, regulators and other members of the financial industry have enhanced their careers at GSBC.

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