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Tightest Colorado Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate

The next table lists the tightest (low acceptance rate) Colorado colleges and universities to admit. Those schools have been keeping the acceptance rate in low level in recent years. United States Air Force Academy has the lowest acceptance rate as of 13.43% for academic year 2019-2020 in Colorado. For the ranking, we only include 4-years colleges with at least 1,000 new students (freshmen).
The following table shows the schools that have low acceptance rates with admission statistics and yield, also known as enrollment rate. You may want to check colleges having the highest acceptance rates in Colorado.
Tightest Colorado Colleges to Admit with Lowest Acceptance Rate (2019-2020)
NameAcceptance Rate# of Applicants# of Admitted# of EnrolledYield
1United States Air Force Academy
Public, 4 or more yearsUSAF Academy, CO
13.43%10,7471,4431,13278.45%
2Colorado School of Mines
Public, 4 or more yearsGolden, CO
54.97%12,0446,6201,17217.70%
3University of Denver
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
60.67%22,72313,7851,3759.97%
4University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
66.30%9,4586,2711,39722.28%
5Colorado Mesa University
Public, 4 or more yearsGrand Junction, CO
75.44%8,7966,6361,97029.69%
6Metropolitan State University of Denver
Public, 4 or more yearsDenver, CO
83.33%12,04510,0372,04520.37%
7Colorado State University-Fort Collins
Public, 4 or more yearsFort Collins, CO
83.52%28,84324,0914,57919.01%
8University of Colorado Boulder
Public, 4 or more yearsBoulder, CO
84.20%44,20337,2216,32617.00%
9University of Northern Colorado
Public, 4 or more yearsGreeley, CO
87.70%9,1498,0241,35716.91%
10University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Public, 4 or more yearsColorado Springs, CO
89.61%8,9448,0151,30516.28%