Colorado Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution

Cheapest Colleges in Colorado by In State Tution

Below is a college cost ranking of the 40 colleges in Colorado with the lowest in state tution. What is the cheapest college in Colorado? United States Air Force Academy tops the list with a tuition and fee total of $0. Note these costs do not include room and board or living expenses.

Affordable doesn't simply mean finding a school with a low published price. It's important to research the typical financial aid package offered by a school, the average net price actually paid and most importantly the quality of education you receive for your tuition dollar. Sometimes a school which appears cheap based on list price can be a poor relative value if it can't award competitive financial aid or doesn't offer a quality education. The list below is a ranking on published in state tution with no consideration of actual average price paid or academic quality of the school. Please see the CollegeSimply Best Value Colleges in Colorado list for a ranking which considers school quality and average net price.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2021/2022 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2021/2022 academic year.

List of Colorado Colleges Ranked by Lowest In State Tution
School Tuition In State
United States Air Force Academy

USAFA, Colorado

$0
Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, CO

$2,460
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

$8,766
Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

$9,000
Fort Lewis College

Durango, CO

$9,004
Colorado State University Pueblo

Pueblo, CO

$9,005
University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO

$9,384
Adams State College

Alamosa, CO

$9,680
Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO

$10,021
University of Phoenix Southern Colorado Campus

Colorado Springs, Colorado

$10,102
American Sentinel University

Aurora, CO

$10,140
University of Phoenix Colorado Campus

Lone Tree, Colorado

$10,240
Nazarene Bible College

Colorado Springs, CO

$10,320
Western State Colorado University

Gunnison, CO

$10,662
University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO

$10,666
Colorado Technical University Online

Colorado Springs, CO

$11,656
Colorado Technical University Greenwood Village

Aurora, CO

$11,661
Colorado State University Fort Collins

Fort Collins, CO

$12,331