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Best Colleges in Colorado

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Institutional Characteristics

Next 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.
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Academic Comparison - Best Schools In Colorado
RankNameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
1 United States Air Force Academy
USAF Academy, COPublic, 4 or more yearsBachelor's DegreeBachelor
2 Colorado College
Colorado Springs, COPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master
3 Colorado School of Mines
Golden, COPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
4 University of DenverDenver, COPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
5 University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, COPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, COPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Fort Collins, COPublic, 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeBachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
8 Regis University
Denver, COPrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDoctor's DegreeCertificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
9 Western State Colorado University
Gunnison, COPublic, 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeBachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
10 DeVry University-ColoradoWestminster, COPrivate (for-profit), 4 or more yearsMaster's DegreeAssociate, Bachelor, Master, Post-Graduate
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Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best schools in Colorado is $23,917 for State residents and $35,928 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 61.80% and graduation rate is 66.60%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.
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Key Facts Comparison Between Best Schools In Colorado
RankNameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
1 United States Air Force Academy
$0 / - 11% 83% 8:14,336
2 Colorado College
$58,086 14% 89% 10:12,144
3 Colorado School of Mines
$19,062 / $39,762 53% 80% 15:16,325
4 University of Denver $52,515 59% 77% 12:111,952
5 University of Colorado Boulder
$12,500 / $38,318 78% 71% 18:136,681
6 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
$9,335 / $25,823 67% 48% 17:125,645
7 Colorado State University-Fort Collins
$11,901 / $30,622 81% 71% 16:133,478
8 Regis University
$38,180 71% 69% 14:17,907
9 Western State Colorado University
$10,436 / $21,908 84% 48% 14:13,034
10 DeVry University-Colorado $18,136 100% 30% 11:1171
Average$23,917 / $35,92861.80%66.60%13.50:113,167
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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.