America's Premier Community Banking School

Banking is Evolving. So Are We.


The Graduate School of Banking at Colorado offers the next generation of community bank leaders the chance to learn valuable skills and make valuable connections with other industry leaders.


Adapting to Community Banks' Needs

We recognize the importance of community banks and the role they play in their communities and local economies, and are committed now than ever to providing the training and skills necessary for them to thrive amidst challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects on the economy, banking regulation and more.

GSBC has announced its plan for an in-person and virtual 70th Annual School Session. At a glance, the need for social distancing will expand GSBC’s physical classroom footprint in Boulder, and GSBC will adhere to all CU Boulder COVID-19 guidelines. Students have until June 1 to state their attendance preferences (in-person or virtual) without penalty and with a flexible cancellation policy. At present, GSBC is still accepting applications for the session, but seats are extremely limited. Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP to ensure availability.

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What People Are Saying

My GSBC experience was truly wonderful. The classes are well-structured and taught by knowledgeable instructors covering many of the issues community bankers are faced with today, and in preparing for future challenges. The students come from organizations all over the country and bring a unique diversity to the in-class discussions. There are numerous networking opportunities to meet and connect with peers, and I am thankful to have met so many other professionals and friends. Last but certainly not least, the entire experience takes place in beautiful Boulder, Colorado, with its incredible views and endless outdoor adventures nearby.

Rob Nahrwold
Rob Nahrwold
Annual School Session
Class of 2016

My experience at GSBC was nothing short of outstanding. Beyond the beautiful scenery, unlimited activities and exciting culture that Boulder provides, my three years in the program afforded me a career opportunity of a lifetime. I learned so much, and cannot place a value on the connections, friendships and experiences gained as a result of attending the program. Going forward, I will forever be GSBC’s most vocal cheerleader and advocate!

Natalie Bartholomew
Natalie Bartholomew
Annual School Session
Class of 2015
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