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Colorado Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate

This page lists the schools having low yield) 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.
University of Denver, has the lowest yield rate of 9.97% for academic year 2020-2021 in Colorado. Regis University is positioned second with 10.40% yield and University of Colorado Colorado Springs follows them with 16%. Next table shows the schools that have low 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 highest yield rates in Colorado.
Colorado Colleges with Lowest Enrollment Rate (2021)
NameYield# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledAcceptance Rate
1University of Denver
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
9.97% 22,723 13,785 1,375 60.67%
2Regis University
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
10.40% 5,912 4,623 481 78.20%
3University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Public, 4 or more yearsColorado Springs, CO
16.28% 8,944 8,015 1,305 89.61%
4University of Northern Colorado
Public, 4 or more yearsGreeley, CO
16.91% 9,149 8,024 1,357 87.70%
5University of Colorado Boulder
Public, 4 or more yearsBoulder, CO
17.00% 44,203 37,221 6,326 84.20%
6Western Colorado University
Public, 4 or more yearsGunnison, CO
18.08% 2,625 2,323 420 88.50%
7Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Public, 4 or more yearsFort Collins, CO
19.01% 28,843 24,091 4,579 83.52%
8Metropolitan State University of Denver
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
20.37% 12,045 10,037 2,045 83.33%
9Adams State University
Public, 4 or more yearsAlamosa, CO
20.62% 1,690 1,688 348 99.88%
10University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
22.28% 9,458 6,271 1,397 66.30%