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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 41.90% for academic year 2019-2020 in Colorado. University of Colorado Colorado Springs is positioned second with 30.21% yield and Colorado Mesa University follows them with 30%. 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 (2020)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1Colorado College
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsColorado Springs, CO
41.90% 9,456 1,277 535 13.50%
2University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Public, 4 or more yearsColorado Springs, CO
30.21% 6,728 5,866 1,772 87.19%
3Colorado Mesa University
Public, 4 or more yearsGrand Junction, CO
29.91% 8,845 6,917 2,069 78.20%
4Metropolitan State University of Denver
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
27.46% 13,583 8,326 2,286 61.30%
5University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
24.62% 9,565 6,438 1,585 67.31%
6Colorado State University-Pueblo
Public, 4 or more yearsPueblo, CO
23.62% 2,885 2,684 634 93.03%
7Adams State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlamosa, CO
22.81% 1,765 1,749 399 99.09%
8Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Public, 4 or more yearsFort Collins, CO
22.65% 28,319 23,038 5,218 81.35%
9University of Colorado Boulder
Public, 4 or more yearsBoulder, CO
22.32% 40,677 31,872 7,113 78.35%
10Fort Lewis College
Public, 4 or more yearsDurango, CO
22.17% 3,757 3,433 761 91.38%