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Best Colleges in Colorado

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Institutional Characteristics

The following table compares the basic academic information between best schools in Colorado. By school type, there are 6 public and 4 private schools in best schools in Colorado. By school level, all 10 schools are 4 years or high institutes.
Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Colorado
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 United States Air Force AcademyUSAF Academy, COPublic, four-yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
2 Colorado CollegeColorado Springs, COPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
3 Colorado School of MinesGolden, COPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 University of DenverDenver, COPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 University of Colorado BoulderBoulder, COPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical CampusDenver, COPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
7 Colorado State University-Fort CollinsFort Collins, COPublic, four-yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Regis UniversityDenver, COPrivate (not-for-profit), four-yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Western Colorado UniversityGunnison, COPublic, four-yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
10 DeVry University-ColoradoWestminster, COPrivate (for-profit), four-yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Colorado is $24,048 for State residents and $37,064 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 59.30% and graduation rate is 65.70%. The following table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Colorado
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 United States Air Force Academy $0 / - 13% 87% 8:14,307
2 Colorado College $62,070 14% 88% 10:12,050
3 Colorado School of Mines $19,538 / $40,838 55% 84% 15:16,744
4 University of Denver $54,819 61% 75% 12:113,856
5 University of Colorado Boulder $12,496 / $38,314 84% 72% 18:137,437
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus $9,384 / $26,376 66% 44% 17:124,723
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins $12,331 / $31,613 84% 70% 16:132,428
8 Regis University $39,610 78% 67% 14:16,310
9 Western Colorado University $10,662 / $22,446 88% 50% 14:13,203
10 DeVry University-Colorado $17,488 50% 20% 11:1110
Average$24,048 / $37,06459.30%65.70%13.50:113,117
The ranking data is provided by CollegeEvaluator. We compare the schools that ranked top 10 in Coloradoand in top 500 ranking for all colleges and universities in United States.