Top Universities in Colorado

For those interested in studying in Colorado, we have a very useful list. We selected the best Colorado institutions for prospective students. Please know that rankings are based on academic research, alumni reviews, graduation rates, as well as assessment from peer colleges. On the page, you will find major admissions stats such as acceptance rate, tuition fees, average SAT scores for each ranked college or university.

Rankings Schools
1 Colorado School of Mines (Golden, CO)
Tuition: in-state: $15,654, out-of-state: $30,684
Total enrollment: 5,346
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 44.6%
Average freshman retention rate: 88%
6-year graduation rate: 70%
Classes with under 20 students: 35.8%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 27-31
2 University of Denver (Denver, CO)
Tuition: $39,177
Total enrollment: 11,797
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 68.2%
Average freshman retention rate: 88%
6-year graduation rate: 79%
Classes with under 20 students: 59.9%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 25-30
3 University of Colorado at Boulder (Boulder, CO)
Tuition: in-state: $9,482, out-of-state: $31,378
Total enrollment: 32,252
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 86.9%
Average freshman retention rate: 84%
6-year graduation rate: 68%
Classes with under 20 students: 39.2%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 24-28
4 Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
Tuition: in-state: $8,608, out-of-state: $24,400
Total enrollment: 30,450
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 75.9%
Average freshman retention rate: 83%
6-year graduation rate: 64%
Classes with under 20 students: 33.2%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 22-27
5 University of Colorado at Denver (Denver, CO)
Tuition: N/A
Total enrollment: 22,495
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 74.6%
Average freshman retention rate: 73%
6-year graduation rate: 40%
Classes with under 20 students: 31.5%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 20-26
6 University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO)
Tuition: in-state: $6,514, out-of-state: $17,788
Total enrollment: 12,599
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: 72.8%
Average freshman retention rate: 70%
6-year graduation rate: 46%
Classes with under 20 students: 20.7%
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: 19-25
7 Colorado Technical University (Colorado Springs, CO)
Tuition: N/A
Total enrollment: N/A
Fall 2011 acceptance rate: N/A
Average freshman retention rate: N/A
6-year graduation rate: N/A
Classes with under 20 students: N/A
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile: N/A

 

Top Universities in Colorado