Colorado College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, 107 colleges are active for serving college programs in Colorado. By school types, there are thirty-four public schools and seventy-three private schools. By school levels, fifty 4-years (or high) schools, thirty-seven 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and twenty less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the 107 Colorado schools, United States Air Force Academy ranked first and Colorado College ranked second (view more at Colorado college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all Colorado colleges is $12,501 for Colorado residents and $17,377 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 74.46% and the average SAT score is 1,131. The average number of students is 3,411 and the average student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for Colorado colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 Colorado Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in Colorado ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
--1,33511.00%4,33685%8 to 1
Colorado College
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$60,864$41,933-14.00%2,14483%10 to 1
Colorado School of Mines
Golden, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$39,800$39,8001,31053.00%6,32583%15 to 1
University of Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$53,775$52,8991,26059.00%11,95277%12 to 1
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$36,668$32,9801,25078.00%36,68169%18 to 1
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$25,889$23,9151,11067.00%25,64552%17 to 1
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$30,535$28,0551,18081.00%33,47870%16 to 1
Regis University
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$38,558$14,3221,13571.00%7,90764%14 to 1
Western Colorado University
Gunnison, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,430$17,3711,10084.00%3,03451%14 to 1
DeVry University-Colorado
Westminster, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,312$17,552-100.00%17124%11 to 1
Colorado State University-Pueblo
Pueblo, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,149$18,5591,03593.00%6,73636%14 to 1
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,235$14,0781,05078.00%9,49234%20 to 1
University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$22,320$21,7081,08591.00%13,43752%17 to 1
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,230$25,7741,12587.00%13,12345%18 to 1
Adams State University
Alamosa, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$21,296$10,55199099.00%3,11030%12 to 1
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,967$13,7471,00061.00%20,19228%17 to 1
Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$19,552$8,5901,09091.00%3,31941%18 to 1
Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,573$14,413--26,18426%28 to 1
Naropa University
Boulder, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,600$22,357-99.00%95335%9 to 1
Colorado Christian University
Lakewood, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$25,130$14,626--7,62555%15 to 1
Aspen University
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$5,105$4,140--5,424-20 to 1
Colorado State University-Global Campus
Aurora, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$8,400$9,0001,04599.00%12,476-27 to 1
CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,585---14328%13 to 1
Stacey James Institute
Parker, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$18,500---2479%15 to 1
Iliff School of Theology
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,823$20,169--263--
Montessori Casa International
Denver, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$7,800---9-9 to 1
Aims Community College
Greeley, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$10,418---6,25027%16 to 1
Denver College of Nursing
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$12,156$1,806--878-13 to 1
Northeastern Junior College
Sterling, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$7,589---1,49248%17 to 1
Altierus Career College-Thornton
Thornton, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$10,403---7-24 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,300---2676%3 to 1
Concorde Career College-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,955--62.00%77876%41 to 1
Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,801$12,345--7,38433%21 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---23082%25 to 1
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
Boulder, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$8,800--92.00%63100%15 to 1
Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$17,999$18,540--93--
National Personal Training Institute of Colorado
Lakewood, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,890---58-30 to 1
Intellitec College-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$38,191---59859%21 to 1
Colorado School of Healing Arts
Lakewood, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$11,550---9896%5 to 1
National American University-Colorado Springs South
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---146-7 to 1
Technical College of the Rockies
Delta, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$10,102---18276%8 to 1
University of Colorado System Office
Denver, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder
Boulder, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$19,515$20,251--67--
College of International Esthetics Inc
Arvada, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$14,345---11985%12 to 1
Denver Seminary
Littleton, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$11,249$11,700--885--
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,860---19999%25 to 1
Elevate Salon Institute-Westminster
Westminster, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,490---6758%15 to 1
IBMC College
Fort Collins, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,400---40561%7 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Littleton
Littleton, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,350---6556%12 to 1
CollegeAmerica-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$14,585---11325%13 to 1
International Salon and Spa Academy
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,565---27662%15 to 1
Taft University System
Lakewood, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$3,740$5,590--665-15 to 1
The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$20,140---7388%11 to 1
Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture
Louisville, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$18,199$19,760--26--
Arapahoe Community College
Littleton, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,451---11,54425%23 to 1
National American University-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---196-6 to 1
Aveda Institute-Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$20,000---38466%16 to 1
Pikes Peak Community College
Colorado Springs, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,389---13,20417%20 to 1
Ecotech Institute
Aurora, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$37,402---280-14 to 1
Colorado Mountain College
Glenwood Springs, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$11,484---5,68825%12 to 1
United Beauty College
Denver, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$3,907---68100%20 to 1
Colorado School of Trades
Lakewood, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$24,300--100.00%13584%11 to 1
Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado
Denver, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,500---3963%4 to 1
National Personal Training Institute of Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,890---36-20 to 1
Community College of Aurora
Aurora, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$15,362---7,98121%23 to 1
Intellitec College-Grand Junction
Grand Junction, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$20,741---84172%22 to 1
Healing Arts Institute
Fort Collins, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$9,800---48-19 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Westminster
Westminster, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,157---104-15 to 1
Community College of Denver
Denver, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$16,210---7,88715%21 to 1
Johnson & Wales University-Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,376$14,148-88.00%1,00852%13 to 1
New Dimensions Beauty Academy Inc
Parker, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$15,600---6981%11 to 1
Platt College-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,590--13.00%239100%11 to 1
Colorado Media School
Lakewood, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,715--100.00%12679%13 to 1
Rocky Vista University
Parker, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
-$37,569--952--
University of Phoenix-Colorado
Lone Tree, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,552$16,752--9926%5 to 1
Front Range Community College
Westminster, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$15,454---18,88018%18 to 1
Avalon School of Cosmetology-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$16,875---3860%10 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,350---4856%12 to 1
Academy of Natural Therapy Inc
Greeley, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,250---46-10 to 1
Lamar Community College
Lamar, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,589---75440%18 to 1
Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Boulder
Boulder, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$17,700---2,28972%36 to 1
Morgan Community College
Fort Morgan, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$15,272---1,22847%11 to 1
National Beauty College
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$3,100---3190%10 to 1
Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$12,338--14.00%27539%24 to 1
Nazarene Bible College
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,320---73136%6 to 1
Otero Junior College
La Junta, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,556---1,26238%15 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,025---19940%15 to 1
Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Broomfield, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,199---33997%10 to 1
Pueblo Community College
Pueblo, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
$15,942---6,19720%19 to 1
American Sentinel University
Aurora, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$10,520$6,920--2,674-10 to 1
Colorado Northwestern Community College
Rangely, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,596---1,15442%13 to 1
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Lakewood, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$20,725$15,144--1,05443%8 to 1
Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,375--100.00%12041%16 to 1
Pickens Technical College
Aurora, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$7,930---1,21269%22 to 1
Cheeks Beauty Academy
Loveland, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,200---3673%10 to 1
National American University-Centennial
Centennial, CO
Private, 4 years
four-years
$15,000---129-6 to 1
CollegeAmerica-Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,585---12360%14 to 1
Trinidad State Junior College
Trinidad, CO
Public, 2-4 years
$6,623---1,54250%11 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---63172%25 to 1
Cortiva Institute-Aurora
Aurora, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,157---92-15 to 1
Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
Denver, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$18,037---1,30358%24 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Thornton
Thornton, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,350---10141%18 to 1
Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO
Private, 2-4 years
$14,770---39769%25 to 1
Emily Griffith Technical College
Denver, CO
Public, Less than 2 years
$10,781---5,06689%11 to 1
Rolf Institute of Structural Integration
Boulder, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$24,045--100.00%71100%10 to 1
Colorado State University-System Office
Denver, CO
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Paul Mitchell the School-Denver
Lakewood, CO
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,971---20148%15 to 1
Average$17,377$18,8381,13174.46%3,41157%15 to 1