University hill

Near Chautauqua. Near University of Colorado. Near to perfect! Everyone wants a place to belong, a community to be a part of.  Let Academy University Hill be that place for you.  In a neighborhood tucked between Chautauqua and Flagstaff Mountain, it’s a lovely world unto itself, full of grace and beauty and affection.  It’s the much-loved home and workplace for 65 elders and 80+ employees, where no one wants to leave and no one wants to retire.

Best retirement community, best local employer, says the Daily Camera.  Come see!

University Hill Available Residences

University Hill Assisted Living - A103 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 425 sf
HELD University Hill - A303 | 1 bed / 1 bath | 961 sf
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Our community features 10 detached bungalows, each with its own unique finishes and floor plan, an attached garage, and a front porch and back patio or balcony. Enjoy the same state-of-the-art features and amenities that Academy is known for, including high-end appliances, spacious living areas, and top-notch resident services. Come discover your dream home at Academy Boulder – University Hill Bungalows.

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Our community features 43 apartments in the Flatirons and Academy buildings, each with its own unique appeal. Enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding area or admire the architectural charm of your apartment. Our apartments range in size from one-bedroom, one-bath to two-bedroom, three-bath plus den, and each is designed to provide the ultimate in comfort and convenience. Come experience the best of Boulder living at Academy Boulder – University Hill Apartments.

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University Hill Amenities

Stimulating, supportive, relational – Academy University Hill life is one of intentional and curated amenities. We take dining well seriously. With an emphasis on quality, service, variety in venue and menu is par for the course! Academy residents have access to a variety of community life activities with daily opportunities for discussion groups, hikes, concerts, lectures and outings, as well as weekly social gatherings and special celebrations. Wellness options include state of the art fitness programs as well as personal training and spa treatments. And our beautiful lap pool and spa!

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Virginia Wolff writes, “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” Dining well is part of the Academy Senior Living experience! We take it seriously.

A swimming pool in a hotel.


Wellness: the quality or state of being in good health especially as an actively sought goal. At Academy University Hill we promote and support a lifestyle that encourages wellbeing in all its facets

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Community Life

Our size and location as well as our philosophy of hospitality and excellence shapes who we are. Stimulating, supportive, relational, Academy life is one of warm and close community.

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Whether a spacious bungalow, a charming apartment or a cozy studio, we have the perfect place for you to call home.

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We do life. Full spectrum, full on. Delicious meals, delightful offerings, and a devoted staff make every day as good as it can be.