Colorado College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which is a predominantly urban area. Enrollment at Colorado College exceeds 2,100 annually.
Areas of study available at Colorado College include:
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Natural Resources And Conservation
- English Language And Literature
To be considered for admissions, you may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Competition for admissions among applicants is high, given that only 30 percent of students who applied are accepted to the school. More information regarding admissions can be found here.
The cost of tuition is close to $44,000, but may change each year. Students are encouraged to use the school's tuition calculator to better estimate their cost of attending this school. Student housing is available for students and costs approximately $5,700 for the year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the necessary requirements.
The Colorado College Tigers participate in several athletic programs, with competitions managed and overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include but not limited to:
- Basketball (NCAA Division III)
- Ice Hockey (NCAA Division III)
- Lacrosse (NCAA Division III)
Students may visit the school's http://www.coloradocollege.edu to see additional information.
Admission Requirements & Details
The admission details below may provide a better idea of the students Colorado College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
The total student enrollment at Colorado College is about 2,100, with undergraduate students making up about 99% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $49,000-$58,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- The estimated tuition for part time students is around $2,000 to $2,500 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||57%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||43%||$39,473|
|Receiving Student Loans||38%||$5,408|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo support students and graduates, Colorado College may offer services to students like:
- Counseling assistance
- Assistance to find work
- Child care
With a very high graduation rate of around 87%, Colorado College is among the most successful schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||79%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||7%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||1%|
Colorado College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Basketball (Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference)
- Ice Hockey
- Swimming and Diving
- Track and Field, Indoor
- Track and Field, Outdoor
- Track and Field, X-Country
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Colorado College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Foreign Languages and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to Colorado College.
- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO (4 miles away)
- Colorado State University - Pueblo in Pueblo, CO (40 miles away)
- Metropolitan State College of Denver in Denver, CO (62 miles away)
- University of Colorado at Boulder in Boulder, CO (83 miles away)
- University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO (108 miles away)
Also, you can compare schools by looking through our list of colleges & universities:
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Colorado College for official up-to-date information.