Colorado Colleges Statistics

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2020 Colorado Colleges Statistics

In Colorado State, there are 123 Colorado Colleges - 34 public and 89 private schools. Among them, 113 schools are offering undergraduate programs and 40 schools have graduate programs. 60 Colorado Colleges offer the distance learning Opportunities and 3 schools are online completely schools that all degree programs can be completed by online educationin Colorado. Total 379,660 students are attending Colorado Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.19 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Colorado Colleges is $7,251 for Colorado residents and $17,265 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $11,708 for Colorado residents and $18,731 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Colorado Colleges.
Colorado Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools123 schools
By Types34 public, 89 private
By Levels57 four(4) years
42 two but less than four years
24 less than two(2) years
By Categories8 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
42 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$7,251 Colorado residents
$17,265 out-of-state
Graduate$11,708 Colorado residents
$18,731 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,325
Student Population379,660
Undergraduate312,479
Graduate67,181
Acceptance Rate76.29%
Test Scores1,126 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.19 to 1

Colorado Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

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2019-2020 Colorado Colleges Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 United States Air Force Academy
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Public, 4 yearsUSAF Academy, CO
- - 4,30713% 1,325 SAT
31 ACT
6 to 1
2 Colorado College
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$60,864 $41,484 2,05014% - 9 to 1
3 Colorado School of Mines
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Public, 4 yearsGolden, CO
$39,800
($19,100)
$11,628 6,74455% 1,355 SAT
31 ACT
17 to 1
4 University of Denver
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$53,775 $31,482 13,85661% 1,265 SAT
29 ACT
11 to 1
5 University of Colorado Boulder
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Public, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$36,668
($12,466)
$10,933 37,43784% 1,240 SAT
28 ACT
18 to 1
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$25,889
($9,401)
$6,984 24,72366% 1,105 SAT
24 ACT
17 to 1
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins
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Public, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$30,535
($11,814)
$9,729 32,42884% 1,175 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
8 Regis University
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$38,558 $18,660 6,31078% 1,110 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
9 Western Colorado University
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Public, 4 yearsGunnison, CO
$22,430
($10,646)
$8,156 3,20388% 1,095 SAT
23 ACT
18 to 1
10 DeVry University-Colorado
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Private, 4 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,312 $4,977 11050% - 14 to 1
11 Colorado State University-Pueblo
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Public, 4 yearsPueblo, CO
$15,149
($8,591)
$7,638 5,92594% 1,010 SAT
21 ACT
15 to 1
12 Colorado Mesa University
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Public, 4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$22,235
($8,686)
$7,335 9,11075% 1,050 SAT
22 ACT
19 to 1
13 University of Northern Colorado
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Public, 4 yearsGreeley, CO
$22,320
($10,062)
$7,560 11,46088% 1,090 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
14 University of Colorado Colorado Springs
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Public, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$21,230
($10,840)
$6,934 12,38090% 1,125 SAT
24 ACT
15 to 1
15 Adams State University
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Public, 4 yearsAlamosa, CO
$21,296
($9,560)
$9,585 3,164100% 990 SAT
20 ACT
13 to 1
16 Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$23,967
($8,693)
$6,178 19,08683% 980 SAT
17 ACT
18 to 1
17 Fort Lewis College
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Public, 4 yearsDurango, CO
$19,552
($8,896)
$15,243 3,46992% 1,060 SAT
19 ACT
15 to 1
18 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$12,573 $5,140 28,244- - 31 to 1
19 Naropa University
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Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$34,600 $20,311 855100% - 7 to 1
20 Colorado Christian University
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Private, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$25,130 $11,096 7,839- - 15 to 1
21 Argosy University-Denver
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$13,438 - 399- - 6 to 1
22 University of the Rockies
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$18,612 - 1,119- - -
23 Aspen University
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$5,105 $2,372 9,563- - 8 to 1
24 Colorado State University-Global Campus
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Public, 4 yearsAurora, CO
$8,400 $3,591 12,57898% 1,045 SAT
21 ACT
27 to 1
- Colorado Mountain College
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Public, 4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$11,484
($4,740)
$5,414 5,315- - 13 to 1
- IBMC College
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$31,500 - 269- - 6 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Westminster
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Private, 4 yearsWestminster, CO
- - -- - 11 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado Springs
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Private, Less than 2 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$17,025 $6,838 207- - 15 to 1
- Northeastern Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSterling, CO
$7,589
($5,288)
$5,947 1,293- - 15 to 1
- CollegeAmerica-Fort Collins
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Private, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$14,585 $6,583 113- - 13 to 1
- National American University-Westwood Teach-Out Site
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Private, 4 yearsAurora, CO
$12,600 - 74- - -
- Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$12,338 $4,293 30624% - 28 to 1
- Colorado Media School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$17,715 $4,286 87100% - 13 to 1
- Elevate Salon Institute-Westminster
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO
$17,490 $3,864 62- - 15 to 1
- Hair Dynamics Education Center
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Private, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$16,500 - 117- - 13 to 1
- Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder
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Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$19,515 - 51- - -
- Cortiva Institute-Westminster
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,157 $2,247 104- - 15 to 1
- Otero Junior College - East School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO
- - -- - -
- Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado
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Private, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$13,500 $4,607 39- - 4 to 1
- Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$14,375 $1,851 65100% - 6 to 1
- CollegeAmerica-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$14,585 $5,532 123- - 14 to 1
- Pickens Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$7,930
($4,510)
$3,598 903- - 20 to 1
- Red Rocks Community College
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Public, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$15,801
($4,379)
$4,845 6,029- - 19 to 1
- Rolf Institute of Structural Integration
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBoulder, CO
$24,045 $4,059 16100% - 10 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-Aurora
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Private, 4 yearsAurora, CO
- - -- - 24 to 1
- Otero Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLa Junta, CO
$6,556
($4,100)
$6,660 1,216- - 17 to 1
- National Beauty College
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$3,100 $3,607 21- - 7 to 1
- Montessori Casa International
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Private, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$7,800 $3,500 9- - 9 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Aurora
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAurora, CO
$19,350 $3,946 65- - 16 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Denver
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$16,971 $4,292 200- - 15 to 1
- International Salon and Spa Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,565 $4,580 284- - 13 to 1
- College of International Esthetics Inc
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Private, Less than 2 yearsArvada, CO
$14,345 $3,955 119- - 12 to 1
- Tuana European Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Collins, CO
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- Colorado School of Healing Arts
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$11,550 $1,950 27- - 7 to 1
- National Personal Training Institute of Colorado
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Private, Less than 2 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$9,890 $3,707 36- - 20 to 1
- Community College of Denver
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$16,210
($4,788)
$5,417 7,273- - 19 to 1
- Intellitec College-Grand Junction
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Private, 2-4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$20,741 $4,090 874- - 19 to 1
- American Sentinel University
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Private, 4 yearsAurora, CO
$10,520 $4,452 2,761- - 11 to 1
- Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
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Private, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$20,725 $4,798 1,643- - 10 to 1
- IBMC College
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Private, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$14,400 $3,165 408- - 7 to 1
- The Art Institute of Colorado
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$17,626 - 611- - 12 to 1
- Pikes Peak Community College
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Public, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,389
($3,967)
$6,991 12,506- - 20 to 1
- Aveda Institute-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$20,000 $3,150 403- - 16 to 1
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsBroomfield, CO
$14,199 $5,535 292- - 16 to 1
- Nazarene Bible College
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$10,320 $2,060 608- - 6 to 1
- Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-Boulder
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Private, 2-4 yearsBoulder, CO
$17,700 $4,248 7,600- - 97 to 1
- CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$14,585 $6,841 143- - 13 to 1
- University of Phoenix-Colorado
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Private, 4 yearsLone Tree, CO
$9,552 $3,386 99- - 5 to 1
- Arapahoe Community College
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Public, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$15,451
($4,029)
$6,118 12,001- - 23 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$14,860 $4,279 161- - 20 to 1
- Glenwood Beauty Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$18,900 - 63- - 10 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$14,770 $4,056 721- - 12 to 1
- National American University-Colorado Springs South
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,000 $5,410 146- - 7 to 1
- Denver Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$11,249 - 856- - -
- Otero Junior College - La Junta High School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO
- - -- - -
- Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$17,999 - 84- - -
- United Beauty College
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Private, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$3,907 $4,605 30- - 15 to 1
- Community College of Aurora
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Public, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$15,362
($3,940)
$7,652 7,835- - 29 to 1
- Colorado Northwestern Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsRangely, CO
$6,596
($4,140)
$5,833 993- - 14 to 1
- Pueblo Community College
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Public, 4 yearsPueblo, CO
$15,942
($4,520)
$7,397 5,551- - 18 to 1
- Platt College-Aurora
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Private, 4 yearsAurora, CO
$20,590 $3,768 22745% - 11 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,300 $6,599 84- - 12 to 1
- Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture
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Private, 4 yearsLouisville, CO
$18,199 - 28- - -
- Morgan Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFort Morgan, CO
$15,272
($3,850)
$6,050 1,376- - 12 to 1
- Academy of Natural Therapy Inc
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Private, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$14,250 $5,415 41- - 9 to 1
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO
$14,807 - 85- - -
- Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$12,015 - 87- - 24 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Littleton
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLittleton, CO
$19,350 $3,667 46- - 13 to 1
- Rocky Vista University
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Private, 4 yearsParker, CO
- - 1,332- - -
- The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction
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Private, 2-4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$20,140 $4,385 60- - 15 to 1
- Iliff School of Theology
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$19,823 - 215- - -
- Johnson & Wales University-Denver
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$34,376 $20,035 39788% - 6 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-Aurora
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Private, Less than 2 yearsAurora, CO
$15,157 $2,142 92- - 15 to 1
- Emily Griffith Technical College
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Public, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$10,781 $2,649 5,059- - 11 to 1
- Otero Junior College - Fort Lyon Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Animas, CO
- - -- - -
- Cheeks Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLoveland, CO
$16,200 $4,816 16- - 8 to 1
- National Personal Training Institute of Colorado
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$9,890 $2,908 58- - 30 to 1
- Technical College of the Rockies
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Public, 2-4 yearsDelta, CO
$10,102
($9,500)
$5,352 217- - 7 to 1
- Intellitec College-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$38,191 $4,052 585- - 22 to 1
- Ecotech Institute
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$37,402 - 280- - 14 to 1
- Colorado School of Trades
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Private, 2-4 yearsLakewood, CO
$24,300 $3,860 9686% - 11 to 1
- Colorado Heights University
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$8,706 - 103- - 7 to 1
- Concorde Career College-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$15,955 $4,255 32994% - 10 to 1
- Altierus Career College-Thornton
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Private, 2-4 yearsThornton, CO
$10,403 $6,124 7- - 24 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-Thornton
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Private, Less than 2 yearsThornton, CO
$19,350 $4,348 93- - 19 to 1
- Denver College of Nursing
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$12,156 $3,101 1,042- - 15 to 1
- National American University-Colorado Springs
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,000 $4,967 196- - 6 to 1
- Taft University System
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Private, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$3,740 - 614- - 15 to 1
- Aims Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$10,418
($2,762)
$5,486 5,981- - 15 to 1
- Lamar Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLamar, CO
$6,589
($4,133)
$6,602 723- - 15 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$14,770 $4,558 463- - 17 to 1
- New Dimensions Beauty Academy Inc
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Private, 2-4 yearsParker, CO
$15,600 $2,298 69- - 11 to 1
- Front Range Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,454
($4,032)
$6,243 18,703- - 17 to 1
- Healing Arts Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Collins, CO
$9,800 $2,810 48- - 19 to 1
- National American University-Centennial
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Private, 4 yearsCentennial, CO
$15,000 $3,636 129- - 6 to 1
- Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$18,037 $4,431 1,529- - 37 to 1
- Trinidad State Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsTrinidad, CO
$6,623
($4,168)
$7,816 1,404- - 11 to 1
- Stacey James Institute
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Private, 2-4 yearsParker, CO
$18,500 $3,834 100- - 15 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$14,770 $4,449 362- - 17 to 1
- Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
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Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$8,800 $5,876 5586% - 15 to 1
- Avalon School of Cosmetology-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$16,875 $3,960 158- - 18 to 1
Average$17,265
($7,251)
$6,325 379,66076.29% 1,126 SAT 15.19 to 1
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3. Colorado School of MinesPublic, 4 yearsGolden, CO

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4. University of DenverPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO

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