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 377,504 students are attending Colorado Colleges and the average students to faculty ratio is 15.16 to 1. The 2020 average tuition & fees at Colorado Colleges is $7,184 for Colorado residents and $17,074 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $11,435 for Colorado residents and $18,691 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
43 two but less than four years
23 less than two(2) years
By Categories8 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
43 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$7,184 Colorado residents
$17,074 out-of-state
Graduate$11,435 Colorado residents
$18,691 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,115
Student Population377,504
Undergraduate314,615
Graduate62,889
Acceptance Rate74.46%
Test Scores1,131 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.16 to 1

Colorado Colleges Comparison By Rank, Tuition, and Admission

Next table lists Colorado Colleges ordered by rank. The number in rank column refers to the rank in the Colorado college ranking. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
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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
Public, 4 yearsUSAF Academy, CO
- - 4,33611% 1,335 SAT
31 ACT
8 to 1
2 Colorado College
Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$58,086 $38,222 2,14414% - 10 to 1
3 Colorado School of Mines
Public, 4 yearsGolden, CO
$39,762
($19,062)
$10,833 6,32553% 1,310 SAT
30 ACT
15 to 1
4 University of DenverPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $52,515 $29,667 11,95259% 1,260 SAT
29 ACT
12 to 1
5 University of Colorado Boulder
Public, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$36,702
($12,500)
$11,109 36,68178% 1,250 SAT
28 ACT
18 to 1
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$25,823
($9,335)
$6,463 25,64567% 1,110 SAT
24 ACT
17 to 1
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Public, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$30,622
($11,901)
$9,214 33,47881% 1,180 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
8 Regis University
Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$38,180 $17,434 7,90771% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
14 to 1
9 Western Colorado University
Public, 4 yearsGunnison, CO
$21,909
($10,437)
$6,704 3,03484% 1,100 SAT
23 ACT
14 to 1
10 DeVry University-ColoradoPrivate, 4 yearsWestminster, CO $15,599 $5,284 171100% - 11 to 1
11 Colorado State University-Pueblo
Public, 4 yearsPueblo, CO
$21,716
($8,407)
$8,389 6,73693% 1,035 SAT
21 ACT
14 to 1
12 Colorado Mesa UniversityPublic, 4 yearsGrand Junction, CO $21,619
($8,686)
$3,224 9,49278% 1,050 SAT
22 ACT
20 to 1
13 University of Northern Colorado
Public, 4 yearsGreeley, CO
$22,245
($9,987)
$8,408 13,43791% 1,085 SAT
23 ACT
17 to 1
14 University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Public, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$21,526
($10,728)
$4,841 13,12387% 1,125 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
15 Adams State University
Public, 4 yearsAlamosa, CO
$20,947
($9,523)
$8,361 3,11099% 990 SAT
20 ACT
12 to 1
16 Metropolitan State University of Denver
Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$21,728
($8,151)
$5,973 20,19261% 1,000 SAT
20 ACT
17 to 1
17 Fort Lewis College
Public, 4 yearsDurango, CO
$19,528
($8,872)
$12,974 3,31991% 1,090 SAT
20 ACT
18 to 1
18 Colorado Technical University-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $12,529 $4,270 26,184- - 28 to 1
19 Naropa University
Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$33,070 $21,448 95399% - 9 to 1
20 Colorado Christian UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsLakewood, CO $24,367 $9,279 7,625- - 15 to 1
21 Argosy University-DenverPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $13,438 - 399- - 6 to 1
22 University of the RockiesPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $18,612 - 1,119- - -
23 Aspen University
Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$3,920 $2,784 5,424- - 20 to 1
24 Colorado State University-Global CampusPublic, 4 yearsAurora, CO $8,400 $3,508 12,47699% 1,045 SAT
20 ACT
27 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Grand Junction
Private, 2-4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$20,140 $4,855 73- - 11 to 1
- Iliff School of Theology
Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$19,823 - 263- - -
- Institute of Taoist Education and AcupuncturePrivate, 4 yearsLouisville, CO $18,199 - 26- - -
- Emily Griffith Technical College
Public, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$10,781 $3,941 5,066- - 11 to 1
- Academy of Natural Therapy Inc
Private, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$14,250 $1,602 46- - 10 to 1
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and TechnologyPrivate, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO $14,807 - 85- - -
- Otero Junior College - La Junta High SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO - - -- - -
- Technical College of the Rockies
Public, 2-4 yearsDelta, CO
$9,500 $4,958 182- - 8 to 1
- Intellitec College-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $35,257 $4,786 598- - 21 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-LittletonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLittleton, CO $19,350 $3,726 65- - 12 to 1
- Rocky Vista UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsParker, CO - - 952- - -
- Colorado School of Trades
Private, 2-4 yearsLakewood, CO
$21,500 $4,861 135100% - 11 to 1
- Johnson & Wales University-DenverPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $33,054 $17,958 1,00888% - 13 to 1
- Cortiva Institute-AuroraPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAurora, CO $15,157 $2,142 92- - 15 to 1
- Concorde Career College-AuroraPrivate, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO $15,955 $4,010 77862% - 41 to 1
- Altierus Career College-ThorntonPrivate, 2-4 yearsThornton, CO $10,403 $6,124 7- - 24 to 1
- Cheeks Beauty Academy
Private, Less than 2 yearsLoveland, CO
$16,200 $4,542 36- - 10 to 1
- National Personal Training Institute of ColoradoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO $9,890 $2,908 58- - 30 to 1
- Ecotech InstitutePrivate, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO $37,402 - 280- - 14 to 1
- National American University-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $15,000 $4,967 196- - 6 to 1
- Colorado Heights UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $8,706 - 103- - 7 to 1
- Aims Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$10,418
($2,762)
$5,633 6,250- - 16 to 1
- Lamar Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsLamar, CO
$6,382
($4,000)
$5,702 754- - 18 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-ThorntonPrivate, Less than 2 yearsThornton, CO $19,350 $4,044 101- - 18 to 1
- Denver College of NursingPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $11,630 $4,073 878- - 13 to 1
- Otero Junior College - Fort Lyon Colorado Coalition for the HomelessPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLas Animas, CO - - -- - -
- Front Range Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,074
($3,986)
$6,178 18,880- - 18 to 1
- Taft University SystemPrivate, 4 yearsLakewood, CO $3,740 - 665- - 15 to 1
- Lincoln College of Technology-DenverPrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $16,759 $3,540 1,303- - 24 to 1
- Trinidad State Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsTrinidad, CO
$6,435
($4,052)
$7,275 1,542- - 11 to 1
- Montessori Education Center of the Rockies
Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$8,600 $5,337 6392% - 15 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $14,335 $3,914 397- - 25 to 1
- New Dimensions Beauty Academy IncPrivate, 2-4 yearsParker, CO $15,600 $2,298 69- - 11 to 1
- Colorado Mountain College
Public, 4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$11,172
($4,620)
$4,642 5,688- - 12 to 1
- IBMC CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $31,500 - 269- - 6 to 1
- Healing Arts InstitutePrivate, Less than 2 yearsFort Collins, CO $9,800 $2,810 48- - 19 to 1
- National American University-CentennialPrivate, 4 yearsCentennial, CO $15,000 $3,636 129- - 6 to 1
- Northeastern Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsSterling, CO
$7,306
($5,072)
$4,822 1,492- - 17 to 1
- Avalon School of Cosmetology-Aurora
Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$16,500 $4,712 38- - 10 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-AuroraPrivate, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO $14,335 $3,811 230- - 25 to 1
- Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$12,228 $4,915 27514% - 24 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-WestminsterPrivate, 4 yearsWestminster, CO - - -- - 11 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-Colorado SpringsPrivate, Less than 2 yearsColorado Springs, CO $17,025 $5,616 199- - 15 to 1
- Hair Dynamics Education Center
Private, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$16,500 - 117- - 13 to 1
- CollegeAmerica-Fort CollinsPrivate, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO $14,585 $6,583 113- - 13 to 1
- National American University-Westwood Teach-Out SitePrivate, 4 yearsAurora, CO $12,600 - 74- - -
- Stacey James Institute
Private, 2-4 yearsParker, CO
$18,500 $2,635 24- - 15 to 1
- CollegeAmerica-DenverPrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $14,585 $5,532 123- - 14 to 1
- Pickens Technical College
Public, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$7,990
($4,510)
$4,188 1,212- - 22 to 1
- Colorado Media School
Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$17,715 $3,793 126100% - 13 to 1
- Elevate Salon Institute-WestminsterPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO $15,375 $4,395 67- - 15 to 1
- Red Rocks Community College
Public, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$15,350
($4,263)
$4,114 7,384- - 21 to 1
- Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder
Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$18,536 - 67- - -
- Cortiva Institute-WestminsterPrivate, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO $15,157 $2,247 104- - 15 to 1
- Otero Junior College
Public, 2-4 yearsLa Junta, CO
$6,369
($3,986)
$6,012 1,262- - 15 to 1
- Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado
Private, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$13,670 $4,607 39- - 4 to 1
- Colorado Academy of Veterinary TechnologyPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $14,375 $1,576 120100% - 16 to 1
- Rolf Institute of Structural IntegrationPrivate, Less than 2 yearsBoulder, CO $22,983 $4,221 71100% - 10 to 1
- ITT Technical Institute-AuroraPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, CO - - -- - 24 to 1
- International Salon and Spa Academy
Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,565 $5,482 276- - 15 to 1
- National Beauty CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $10,000 $3,639 31- - 10 to 1
- Otero Junior College - East SchoolPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO - - -- - -
- Montessori Casa InternationalPrivate, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO $7,800 $3,500 9- - 9 to 1
- Community College of Denver
Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$15,728
($4,640)
$6,275 7,887- - 21 to 1
- Intellitec College-Grand JunctionPrivate, 2-4 yearsGrand Junction, CO $17,899 $4,342 841- - 22 to 1
- Empire Beauty School-AuroraPrivate, Less than 2 yearsAurora, CO $19,350 $3,827 48- - 12 to 1
- Paul Mitchell the School-DenverPrivate, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO $16,848 $4,322 201- - 15 to 1
- Rocky Mountain College of Art and DesignPrivate, 4 yearsLakewood, CO $19,670 $9,533 1,054- - 8 to 1
- College of International Esthetics Inc
Private, Less than 2 yearsArvada, CO
$14,345 $3,955 119- - 12 to 1
- The Art Institute of ColoradoPrivate, 4 yearsDenver, CO $17,626 - 611- - 12 to 1
- Pikes Peak Community College
Public, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$14,930
($3,842)
$7,208 13,204- - 20 to 1
- Colorado School of Healing Arts
Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$10,830 $1,640 98- - 5 to 1
- National Personal Training Institute of ColoradoPrivate, Less than 2 yearsColorado Springs, CO $9,890 $3,707 36- - 20 to 1
- American Sentinel UniversityPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, CO $11,100 $2,644 2,674- - 10 to 1
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and TechnologyPrivate, 2-4 yearsBroomfield, CO $15,530 $11,763 339- - 10 to 1
- Nazarene Bible College
Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$10,080 $3,537 731- - 6 to 1
- IBMC CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO $14,040 $4,353 405- - 7 to 1
- Arapahoe Community College
Public, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$15,009
($3,921)
$6,271 11,544- - 23 to 1
- Aveda Institute-DenverPrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $20,000 $4,377 384- - 16 to 1
- Tuana European Beauty AcademyPrivate, Less than 2 yearsFort Collins, CO - - -- - -
- Glenwood Beauty Academy
Private, 2-4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$18,900 - 63- - 10 to 1
- Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts-BoulderPrivate, 2-4 yearsBoulder, CO $17,745 $4,124 2,289- - 36 to 1
- Denver Seminary
Private, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$10,889 - 885- - -
- CollegeAmerica-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $14,585 $6,841 143- - 13 to 1
- University of Phoenix-ColoradoPrivate, 4 yearsLone Tree, CO $9,552 $3,386 99- - 5 to 1
- Community College of Aurora
Public, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$14,928
($3,840)
$6,365 7,981- - 23 to 1
- Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $14,860 $3,000 199- - 25 to 1
- Colorado Northwestern Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsRangely, CO
$6,401
($4,018)
$4,552 1,154- - 13 to 1
- Pueblo Community College
Public, 4 yearsPueblo, CO
$16,262
($5,179)
$6,711 6,197- - 19 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-DenverPrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $14,335 $3,939 631- - 25 to 1
- National American University-Colorado Springs SouthPrivate, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $15,000 $5,410 146- - 7 to 1
- Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$17,999 - 93- - -
- United Beauty CollegePrivate, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO $3,657 $3,978 68- - 20 to 1
- Altierus Career College-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $12,015 - 87- - 24 to 1
- Morgan Community College
Public, 2-4 yearsFort Morgan, CO
$14,826
($3,738)
$6,446 1,228- - 11 to 1
- Platt College-AuroraPrivate, 4 yearsAurora, CO $19,286 $4,917 23913% - 11 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado SpringsPrivate, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO $16,200 $4,355 26- - 3 to 1
Average$17,074
($7,184)
$6,115 377,50474.46% 1,131 SAT 15.16 to 1
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**Ranking data provided by CollegeEvaluator.
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1. United States Air Force AcademyPublic, 4 yearsUSAF Academy, CO

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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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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020