Colorado College: Review & Facts

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Colorado College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,135 students enrolled. This college was established in 1874 and is one of the 19 schools and colleges located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
51
Fair
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are offered at Colorado College.

Colorado College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 51 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, Biology, Natural Resources and Environment, Sociology and Anthropology, and Education. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other schools.


Student Retention
96%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Colorado College is excellent at 96% (well above Colorado average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Colorado College is very good: 88%.

Student to faculty ratio at Colorado College is good - 10:1. Learn more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$49,100
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $48,600 per year. The additional fees at Colorado College beyond tuition are roughly $500; this comes to $49,100 per year.

Read the details about Colorado College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
17%
Hard
According to government data, 8,060 applications were submitted and 1,381 were accepted, so it is challenging to get admitted at this school.

The college might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants' SAT and ACT test scores at Colorado College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,500
Medium
Colorado College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Colorado College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Colorado College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 1,600 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable: about $6,500 annually.

Army ROTC programs are available at Colorado College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Colorado College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Colorado College Location and Maps



Post Address: Colorado College, 14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903, USA
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