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Colorado Colleges

Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled

For the academic year 2020-2021, 557,319 students have applied and among them 379,941 were admitted to Colorado Colleges. 89,190 students were finally enrolled into one of accepted schools. The following table and chart illustrates the number of applicant, admitted, and enrolled students for Colorado Colleges.
Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled (2020-2021)
Colorado Colleges
ApplicantsAdmittedEnrolled
Total557,319 379,94189,190
Public Schools436,409 317,78479,968
4 Years (Or High)436,409 317,78479,968
2-4 Years0 00
Less Than 2 Years0 00
Private Schools120,910 62,1579,222
4 Years (Or High)118,360 60,8978,481
2-4 Years2,533 1,243727
Less Than 2 Years17 1714
[CHART#1] Applicants, Admitted, and Enrolled for Colorado Colleges

Acceptance Rate

The average acceptance rate of Colorado Colleges is 68.17% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average acceptance rate was 72.82% and the average rate of private schools was 51.41%. The following table and chart illustrates the average acceptance rate for Colorado Colleges with comparable factors.
Acceptance Rate (2020-2021)
Colorado Colleges
Acceptance Rate
All Schools Average68.17%
Public Schools72.82%
4 Years (Or High)72.82%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools51.41%
4 Years (Or High)51.45%
2-4 Years49.07%
Less Than 2 Years100.00%
[CHART#2] Acceptance Rate for Colorado Colleges

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The average yield, also know as enrollment rate, of Colorado Colleges was 68.17% in academic year 2020-2021. Public schools' average admission yield was 72.82% and the average rate of private schools was 51.41%. The admission yield is a rate of number of enrolled students over number of students who are allowed to admit. The following table and chart illustrates the average admission yield for Colorado Colleges with comparable factors.
Yield (Enrollment Rate) (2020-2021)
Colorado Colleges
Admission Yield
All Schools Average23.47%
Public Schools25.16%
4 Years (Or High)25.16%
2-4 Years0.00%
Less Than 2 Years0.00%
Private Schools14.84%
4 Years (Or High)13.93%
2-4 Years58.49%
Less Than 2 Years82.35%
[CHART#3] Yield (Enrollment Rate) for Colorado Colleges

SAT Scores

The average SAT score of Colorado Colleges is 711 for the academic year 2020-2021. Next table shows SAT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th score of students who enrolled in colleges.
SAT Scores (2020-2021)
Colorado Colleges
Evidence-based Reading and WritingMath
All Schools Average (4 years schools)25%325319
75%391387
Public Schools25%511501
75%619612
Private Schools25%139136
75%163161
[CHART#4] SAT Scores for Colorado Colleges

ACT Scores

The average ACT score of Colorado Colleges is 30 for the academic year 2020-2021. The following table shows ACT average scores of 25th and 75th percentile by subject and school type/level for the academic year 2020-2021. The 25th percentile is the lower 25th score and 75th percentile is the upper 25th scores of students who enrolled in the colleges.
ACT Scores (2020-2021)
Colorado Colleges
CompositeEnglishMath
All Schools Average25%13 1312
75%17 1716
Public Schools25%211919
75%262726
Private Schools25%665
75%787
[CHART#5] ACT Scores for Colorado Colleges