The Best Colorado Colleges

List of Colleges and Universities in Colorado

There are 62 colleges and universities in Colorado enrolling 218,452 full time students in the state's institutions of higher education. Explore the list of top colleges in Colorado below to get your college search started. The CollegeSimply rankings and listings are objective and data focused to help you find the good colleges. Whether you're searching for a public, private or community college, this guide to universities in Colorado offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

For a more local search, filter by zip code or find colleges around Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Lakewood or Fort Collins.

The best college in Colorado is Colorado School of Mines and the top public state college is also Colorado School of Mines.

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    • SAT Range 1290/1450
    • ACT Range 28/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.8
    • Students: 6,325
    • Tuition:$18,964
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 49%
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    Colorado School of Mines

    • SAT Range 1170/1370
    • ACT Range 26/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.67
    • Students: 11,952
    • Tuition:$50,556
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 56%
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    University of Denver

    • SAT Range 1150/1360
    • ACT Range 25/31
    • Average HS GPA 3.56
    • Students: 36,681
    • Tuition:$12,532
      Admissions Standards  Very High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 82%
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    University of Colorado Boulder

    • SAT Range 1050/1230
    • ACT Range 21/27
    • Average HS GPA 3.54
    • Students: 7,907
    • Tuition:$36,810
      Admissions Standards  Challenging Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 60%
    • SAT Range 1230/1410
    • ACT Range 28/33
    • Average HS GPA 3.88
    • Students: 4,336
    • Tuition:$0
      Admissions Standards  Extremely High Standards
    • Acceptance Rate 11%
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    United States Air Force Academy

    • SAT Range 1070/1280
    • ACT Range 23/28
    • Average HS GPA 3.61
    • Students: 33,478
    • Tuition:$11,707
      Admissions Standards  Difficult Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 84%
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    Colorado State University Fort Collins

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 2,144
    • Tuition:$55,470
    • Acceptance Rate 15%
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    Colorado College

    • SAT Range 1020/1210
    • ACT Range 21/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.43
    • Students: 25,645
    • Tuition:$9,283
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 64%
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    University of Colorado Denver

    • SAT Range 1010/1210
    • ACT Range 20/26
    • Average HS GPA 3.31
    • Students: 13,123
    • Tuition:$8,523
      Admissions Standards  Average Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 990/1190
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.29
    • Students: 13,437
    • Tuition:$9,918
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 900/1110
    • ACT Range 17/23
    • Average HS GPA 2.96
    • Students: 20,192
    • Tuition:$7,666
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 59%
    • SAT Range 1000/1170
    • ACT Range 19/25
    • Average HS GPA 3.1
    • Students: 3,034
    • Tuition:$10,114
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 89%
    • SAT Range 1010/1200
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.21
    • Students: 3,319
    • Tuition:$9,040
      Admissions Standards  Moderate Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 91%
    • SAT Range 940/1050
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.0
    • Students: 9,492
    • Tuition:$8,627
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 81%
    • SAT Range 920/1120
    • ACT Range 18/24
    • Average HS GPA 3.2*
    • Students: 6,736
    • Tuition:$10,408
      Admissions Standards  Very Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 95%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 154
    • Tuition:$14,695
    • Acceptance Rate 80%
    • SAT Range 870/1080
    • ACT Range 17/22
    • Average HS GPA 3.12
    • Students: 3,110
    • Tuition:$9,440
      Admissions Standards  Extremely Easy Requirements
    • Acceptance Rate 99%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 2.9
    • Students: 953
    • Tuition:$31,790
    • Acceptance Rate 98%
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    Naropa University

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.23
    • Students: 1,008
    • Tuition:$32,441
    • Acceptance Rate 87%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 6,250
    • Tuition:$1,835
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
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    Aims Community College

    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 11,544
    • Tuition:$3,918
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 275
    • Tuition:$12,338
    • Acceptance Rate 24%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 115
    • Tuition:$16,643
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA NA
    • Students: 339
    • Tuition:$15,190
    • Acceptance Rate 100%
    • SAT Range N/A
    • ACT Range N/A
    • Average HS GPA 3.5
    • Students: 7,625
    • Tuition:$31,866
    • Acceptance Rate 100%