About Colorado College
The Colorado College is a private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was founded in 1874 by Reverend Thomas Nelson Haskell in his daughter's memory. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its 90-acre (36 ha) campus, 70 miles (110 km) south of Denver. The college offers 42 majors and 33 minors, and has a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Famous alumni include James Heckman, Ken Salazar, Lynne Cheney, Thomas Hornsby Ferril, Marc Webb, and Steve Sabol. Colorado College has an acceptance rate of 13.5% for the Class of 2023, was ranked as the best private college in Colorado by Forbes, and was listed as tied for the 23rd-best National Liberal Arts College, and as the No. 1 Most Innovative Liberal Arts School, in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings.Colorado College is affiliated with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Most sports teams are in the NCAA Division III, with the exception of Division I teams in men's hockey and women's soccer.
- Offers bachelor's, and master's degrees
- 2,091 students
- 0.44 faculty staff per student
- Campus housing available
Notable programs at Colorado College
1,244 students out of 8,223 applicants were accepted into Colorado College.
Tuition and costs
In 2017, the cost of tuition at Colorado College was $52,818. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $68,616.
Financial aid available at Colorado College
55% of undergraduate students at Colorado College received grants or loans in 2017.
The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.
Average student living expenses at Colorado College
The average yearly cost of room and board at Colorado College was of $12,076 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230.