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Colorado College
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  • 4 Year
  • COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade C

editorial

Colorado College is a highly rated private college located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,145 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the Colorado College acceptance rate is 14%. Popular majors include Economics, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Political Science and Government. Graduating 86% of students, Colorado College alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $34,000.

About

14 E CACHE LA POUDRE ST
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO 80903
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Colorado College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CC Admissions

Acceptance Rate
14%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Considered but not required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,200 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$48,666 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
60%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
89%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 36 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 42 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 43 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,145 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
35
Undergrads Over 25
0%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 29 responses
  • Adventurous
    38%
  • Outdoorsy
    28%
  • Liberal
    10%
  • Intellectual
    7%
  • Attention-seeking
    3%
  • Passionate
    3%
  • Stressed
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
98%
Poll
61%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene. 56 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 70 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Liberal
    43%
  • Adventurous
    30%
  • Engaging
    7%
  • White
    7%
  • Work hard play hard
    7%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • sucky
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
86%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
85%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 20 responses

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