The Best Value Colorado Colleges

Best Value Colleges in Colorado for 2022

Explore the colleges that provide the best value for your money in Colorado based on academic quality, outcomes, net price and financial aid. The rankings are calculated using ratings from the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges ranking but additionally factors in the typical price paid by students to identify the colleges that offer the best deals. Leading the list for 2022 as the overall best value college in Colorado is University of Denver. The highest value public state college is Colorado State University Fort Collins. Learn how the Best Value Colleges are calculated and ranked on our methodology page.


12 results

University of Denver
D
Denver, CO
University of Denver

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#1 Best Value in Colorado

  • 13,856enrollment
  • $38,322net price
  • 61%acceptance rate
  • 1170-1360SAT range
  • 26-31ACT range
  • 3.72Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

Regis University
R
Denver, CO
Regis University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Value in Colorado

  • 6,310enrollment
  • $27,785net price
  • 78%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1220SAT range
  • 21-28ACT range
  • 3.66Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Colorado State University Fort Collins
C
Fort Collins, CO
Colorado State University Fort Collins

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

#3 Best Value in Colorado

  • 32,428enrollment
  • $17,609net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1070-1280SAT range
  • 23-29ACT range
  • 3.7Avg GPA

Applications Due May 11

Colorado School of Mines
C
Golden, CO
Colorado School of Mines

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#4 Best Value in Colorado

  • 6,744enrollment
  • $27,675net price
  • 55%acceptance rate
  • 1270-1440SAT range
  • 28-33ACT range
  • 3.78Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

University of Colorado Boulder
C
Boulder, CO
University of Colorado Boulder

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#5 Best Value in Colorado

  • 37,437enrollment
  • $21,198net price
  • 84%acceptance rate
  • 1130-1350SAT range
  • 25-31ACT range
  • 3.67Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

University of Colorado Denver
C
Denver, CO
University of Colorado Denver

Public 4 Year

5 reviews

#6 Best Value in Colorado

  • 24,723enrollment
  • $15,585net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 22

Adams State College
A
Alamosa, CO
Adams State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Value in Colorado

  • 3,164enrollment
  • $13,193net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • 890-1090SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Fort Lewis College
F
Durango, CO
Fort Lewis College

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

#8 Best Value in Colorado

  • 3,469enrollment
  • $15,723net price
  • 92%acceptance rate
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.26Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

Metropolitan State College of Denver
M
Denver, CO
Metropolitan State College of Denver

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Value in Colorado

  • 19,086enrollment
  • $13,563net price
  • 83%acceptance rate
  • 870-1090SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 3.06Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 19

University of Northern Colorado
N
Greeley, CO
University of Northern Colorado

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#10 Best Value in Colorado

  • 11,460enrollment
  • $16,510net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 980-1200SAT range
  • 19-26ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due May 27

Colorado State University Pueblo
C
Pueblo, CO
Colorado State University Pueblo

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#11 Best Value in Colorado

  • 5,925enrollment
  • $13,388net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • 910-1110SAT range
  • 18-23ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1

Western State Colorado University
W
Gunnison, CO
Western State Colorado University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Value in Colorado

  • 3,203enrollment
  • $16,951net price
  • 88%acceptance rate
  • 1000-1190SAT range
  • 20-26ACT range
  • 3.39Avg GPA

Applications Due May 1