Colorado Colleges Statistics

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2020 Colorado Colleges Statistics

In Colorado State, there are 124 Colorado Colleges - 34 public and 90 private schools. Among them, 117 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 $7,011 for Colorado residents and $17,275 for out-of-state students. The average graduate tuition & fees is $11,869 for Colorado residents and $18,692 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 2019-2020 statistics for Colorado Colleges.
Colorado Colleges Statistics
academic year 2019-2020
Number of Schools124 schools
By Types34 public, 90 private
By Levels57 four(4) years
43 two but less than four years
24 less than two(2) years
By Categories8 National Universities
3 Liberal Arts Colleges
43 Community Colleges
Tuition & fees
Undergraduate$7,011 Colorado residents
$17,275 out-of-state
Graduate$11,869 Colorado residents
$18,692 out-of-state
Average Financial Aid$6,325
Student Population379,660
Undergraduate312,479
Graduate67,181
Acceptance Rate79.82%
Test Scores1,155 SAT, 24 AVG
Students to Faculty Ratio15.19 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
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Public, 4 yearsUSAF Academy, CO
- - 4,30712% 1,349 SAT
32 ACT
6 to 1
2 Colorado College
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$62,070 $41,484 2,05014% - 9 to 1
3 Colorado School of Mines
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Public, 4 yearsGolden, CO
$40,838
($19,538)
$11,628 6,74457% 1,390 SAT
31 ACT
17 to 1
4 University of Denver
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$54,819 $31,482 13,85664% 1,295 SAT
29 ACT
11 to 1
5 University of Colorado Boulder
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Public, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$38,314
($12,496)
$10,933 37,43780% 1,280 SAT
28 ACT
18 to 1
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$26,376
($9,384)
$6,984 24,72372% 1,140 SAT
25 ACT
17 to 1
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins
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Public, 4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$31,613
($12,331)
$9,729 32,42890% 1,185 SAT
26 ACT
16 to 1
8 Regis University
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$39,610 $18,660 6,31081% 1,150 SAT
25 ACT
11 to 1
9 Western Colorado University
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Public, 4 yearsGunnison, CO
$22,446
($10,662)
$8,156 3,20391% 1,135 SAT
24 ACT
18 to 1
10 DeVry University-Colorado
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Private, 4 yearsWestminster, CO
$17,488 $4,977 11050% - 14 to 1
11 Colorado State University Pueblo
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Public, 4 yearsPueblo, CO
$15,659
($9,005)
$7,638 5,92599% 1,035 SAT
22 ACT
15 to 1
12 Colorado Mesa University
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Public, 4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$22,322
($9,000)
$7,335 9,11080% 1,074 SAT
23 ACT
19 to 1
13 University of Northern Colorado
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Public, 4 yearsGreeley, CO
$23,785
($10,666)
$7,560 11,46091% 1,090 SAT
23 ACT
16 to 1
14 University of Colorado Colorado Springs
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Public, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$21,222
($8,766)
$6,934 12,38095% 1,125 SAT
24 ACT
15 to 1
15 Adams State University
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Public, 4 yearsAlamosa, CO
$17,933
($9,680)
$9,585 3,164100% 1,030 SAT
21 ACT
13 to 1
16 Metropolitan State University of Denver
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$27,502
($10,021)
$6,178 19,08689% 1,025 SAT
21 ACT
18 to 1
17 Fort Lewis College
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Public, 4 yearsDurango, CO
$19,660
($9,004)
$15,243 3,46993% 1,085 SAT
20 ACT
15 to 1
18 Colorado Technical University-Colorado Springs
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Private, 4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$12,581 $5,140 28,244- - 31 to 1
19 Naropa University
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Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$34,800 $20,311 855100% - 7 to 1
20 Colorado Christian University
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Private, 4 yearsLakewood, CO
$35,436 $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
$5,110 $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 12,57896% 1,088 SAT
17 ACT
27 to 1
- 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
$19,824 - 215- - -
- 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- - -
- Front Range Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,454
($4,032)
$6,243 18,703- - 17 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$15,845 $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
- Southwest Acupuncture College-Boulder
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Private, 4 yearsBoulder, CO
$20,575 - 51- - -
- Cortiva Institute-Westminster
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO
$15,157 $2,247 104- - 15 to 1
- Community College of Denver
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Public, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$16,167
($4,745)
$5,417 7,273- - 19 to 1
- Intellitec College-Grand Junction
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Private, 2-4 yearsGrand Junction, CO
$20,114 $4,090 874- - 19 to 1
- Colorado School of Healing Arts
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$11,620 $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
- Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$19,800 - 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
$15,369
($3,947)
$7,652 7,835- - 29 to 1
- Colorado Heights University
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Private, 4 yearsDenver, CO
$8,706 - 103- - 7 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 9698% - 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
- Colorado Mountain College
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Public, 4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$4,860
($2,460)
$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
- Otero Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLa Junta, CO
$6,563
($4,107)
$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
- Tuana European Beauty Academy
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Private, Less than 2 yearsFort Collins, CO
$17,995 - -- - -
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsBroomfield, CO
$15,790 $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
$18,585 $4,248 7,600- - 97 to 1
- Altierus Career College-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$12,015 - 87- - 24 to 1
- Morgan Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsFort Morgan, CO
$15,274
($3,852)
$6,050 1,376- - 12 to 1
- Academy of Natural Therapy Inc
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Private, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$15,750 $5,415 41- - 9 to 1
- Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsWestminster, CO
$14,807 - 85- - -
- Otero Junior College - La Junta High School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO
- - -- - -
- Aims Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsGreeley, CO
$2,762
($1,826)
$5,486 5,981- - 15 to 1
- Lamar Community College
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Public, 2-4 yearsLamar, CO
$4,133 $6,602 723- - 15 to 1
- Hair Dynamics Education Center
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Private, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$16,500 - 117- - 13 to 1
- Colorado Media School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLakewood, CO
$18,295 $4,286 87100% - 13 to 1
- Elevate Salon Institute-Westminster
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Private, Less than 2 yearsWestminster, CO
$9,000 $3,864 62- - 15 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
- Denver Seminary
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Private, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$11,610 - 856- - -
- Pima Medical Institute-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$15,845 $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
- Intellitec College-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$38,101 $4,052 585- - 22 to 1
- 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
$1,465 $5,352 217- - 7 to 1
- Avalon School of Cosmetology-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$16,875 $3,960 158- - 18 to 1
- Pima Medical Institute-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$15,845 $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
- ITT Technical Institute-Aurora
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Private, 4 yearsAurora, CO
- - -- - 24 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
- Dr. Ida Rolf Institute
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Private, Less than 2 yearsBoulder, CO
$25,007 $4,059 16100% - 10 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
$15,403
($3,981)
$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
- Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture
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Private, 4 yearsLouisville, CO
$18,199 - 28- - -
- 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
- Otero Junior College - Fort Lyon Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLas Animas, CO
- - -- - -
- Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$12,338 $4,293 30681% - 28 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- - -
- Stacey James Institute
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Private, 2-4 yearsParker, CO
$18,500 $3,834 100- - 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
- 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
- Glenwood Beauty Academy
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Private, 2-4 yearsGlenwood Springs, CO
$18,900 - 63- - 10 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
- Emily Griffith Technical College
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Public, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$11,241 $2,649 5,059- - 11 to 1
- 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
- Lincoln College of Technology-Denver
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Private, 2-4 yearsDenver, CO
$18,421 $4,431 1,529- - 37 to 1
- Trinidad State Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsTrinidad, CO
$8,648
($5,279)
$7,816 1,404- - 11 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
- Pickens Technical College
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Public, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$8,830
($4,930)
$3,598 903- - 20 to 1
- 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
$18,082 $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
- IBMC College
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Private, 2-4 yearsFort Collins, CO
$14,580 $3,165 408- - 7 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
$21,615 $4,798 1,643- - 10 to 1
- The Salon Professional Academy-Colorado Springs
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
$7,100 $6,599 84- - 12 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
$15,958
($4,536)
$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
- Concorde Career College-Aurora
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Private, 2-4 yearsAurora, CO
$15,955 $4,255 32983% - 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
- Apex College of Veterinary Technology
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Private, 2-4 yearsColorado Springs, CO
- - -- - -
- Northeastern Junior College
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Public, 2-4 yearsSterling, CO
$7,544
($5,243)
$5,947 1,293- - 15 to 1
- Montessori Casa International
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Private, Less than 2 yearsDenver, CO
$7,800 $3,500 9- - 9 to 1
- Otero Junior College - East School
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Private, Less than 2 yearsLa Junta, CO
- - -- - -
- Arapahoe Community College
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Public, 4 yearsLittleton, CO
$15,502
($4,080)
$6,118 12,001- - 23 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
Average$17,275
($7,011)
$6,325 379,66079.82% 1,155 SAT 15.19 to 1
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