Most Favored Colorado Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the most favored (higher yield) schools in Colorado. The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is the percent of students who choose to enroll after having been offered admission. Higher yield means that more admitted students are finally enrolled into the school.
Colorado College, has the highest yield rate of 40.01% for academic year 2021-2022 in Colorado. Colorado State University Pueblo is positioned second with 30.00% yield and Colorado Mesa University follows them with 29%. Next table shows the schools that have high yield rates with admission statistics and acceptance rates. We exclude colleges whose programs are focused on certificate, associate, and/or special subjects such as arts and music from the ranking. You may want to check colleges having the lowest yield rates in Colorado.
Most Favored Colorado Colleges with Highest Enrollment Rate (2022)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Colorado College
Private (not-for-profit), four-yearsColorado Springs, CO
40.01% 10,975 1,537 615 14.00%
2Colorado State University Pueblo
Public, four-yearsPueblo, CO
30.00% 2,054 2,033 610 98.98%
3Colorado Mesa University
Public, four-yearsGrand Junction, CO
29.00% 8,082 6,466 1,875 80.00%
4Fort Lewis College
Public, four-yearsDurango, CO
27.00% 3,795 3,529 953 92.99%
5Adams State University
Public, four-yearsAlamosa, CO
18.99% 1,717 1,717 326 100.00%
6Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Public, four-yearsFort Collins, CO
18.00% 31,586 28,427 5,117 90.00%
7Metropolitan State University of Denver
Public, four-yearsDenver, CO
18.00% 11,306 10,062 1,811 89.00%
8University of Colorado Boulder
Public, four-yearsBoulder, CO
16.00% 54,756 43,805 7,009 80.00%
9University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Public, four-yearsDenver, CO
16.00% 14,428 10,388 1,662 72.00%
10Western Colorado University
Public, four-yearsGunnison, CO
15.01% 3,243 2,951 443 91.00%