Skip to Main Content

2022 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado

Best colleges
  • College Quiz
  • Best value
  • Best student life
  • Top party schools
  • Best academics
  • College Quiz
  • Best colleges
  • Best value
  • Best academics
  • Best professors
  • Hardest to get into

Best programs

  • Accounting/finance
  • Agricultural sciences
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer science
  • Criminal justice
  • Culinary arts
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering technician
  • English
  • Environmental science
  • Film/photography
  • Global studies
  • Health care management
  • History
  • Information technology
  • International relations
  • Kinesiology/therapy
  • Math
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political science
  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Public policy
  • Religious studies
  • Sports management

Students

  • Most diverse
  • Most liberal
  • Most conservative

Social scene

  • Best student life
  • Top party schools
  • Best greek life

Campus

  • Best campuses
  • Best college dorms
  • Best college food
  • Best locations
  • Safest campuses

Athletics

  • College athletics
  • Best for student athletes

1-14 of 14 results

  1. Colorado School of Mines

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    GOLDEN, CO,

    929 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Colorado School of Mines is a perfect school for those who are seeking to learn from others, are inspired by innovation and technology, and are driven to achieve. Yes, it is a very academically....

    Read 929 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 53%,

    Net Price: $27,675,

    SAT Range: 1270-1440,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  2. #1 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado.

    Colorado College

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO,

    778 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says CC is a great college to study undergraduate program. The campus is really beautiful with green grass everywhere. Only by looking at the beauty of buildings and environments here can release your....

    Read 778 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 14%,

    Net Price: $27,319,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  3. #2 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado.

    University of Denver

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    DENVER, CO,

    2008 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Oh man, I’m disheartened to see so many negative reviews! Granted, I graduated a few years before COVID so didn’t have to deal with online learning.My four years at DU were the best years of my life. I agree with others that many students are white, rich, and privileged; I came from a very urban, very diverse neighborhood and though at times I...I had a great experience with the Criminology department. Loved all my classes and professors.Campus is stunning. Thoughthe undergrad population is small, I never felt like campus itself was small.As for nightlife, I got away with four years of college never having a fake ID. We went to the Stad senior year, but otherwise, house parties were the way to go. By junior year, downtown Denver was a....

    Read 2008 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 61%,

    Net Price: $38,322,

    SAT Range: 1170-1360,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  4. College QuizCollege Quiz
  5. #3 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado.

    University of Colorado Boulder

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    BOULDER, CO,

    2969 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love CU! I love being in the city of Boulder. I love going to CU. I love being apart of CMCI, the College of Media Communication and Information. Being in the city of Boulder, there is so much to....

    Read 2969 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $21,198,

    SAT Range: 1130-1350,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  6. #4 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado.

    Colorado State University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    FORT COLLINS, CO,

    4066 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Overall, I have greatly enjoyed my time at Colorado State! There is an incredible community of supportive people and excellent opportunities, especially within the Warner College of Natural....

    Read 4066 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 81%,

    Net Price: $17,609,

    SAT Range: 1070-1280,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  7. University of Colorado Denver

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    DENVER, CO,

    1789 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I've loved all of my time at CU Denver! Despite running into some less than compassionate instructors, I've felt the most supported in my time at CU Denver than I have in any other college....

    Read 1789 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $15,585,

    SAT Range: 1000-1210,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  8. Admission CalculatorAdmission Calculator
  9. #5 Best Colleges that Accept the Common App in Colorado.

    Regis University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    DENVER, CO,

    1122 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Before I started at Regis University I was really nervous about starting up school again. I hadn't been in school for six years and was worried I wouldn't receive the help I would need. However when....

    Read 1122 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $27,785,

    SAT Range: 1000-1220,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  10. Otero Junior College

    Blue checkmark.

    2 Year,

    LA JUNTA, CO,

    204 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Otero College is a Junior college that focuses more on the one's studies than most colleges. The classroom sizes are very small and working with one's professors are very good about hands on....

    Read 204 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $11,359,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  11. Metropolitan State University of Denver

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    DENVER, CO,

    2975 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says MSU Denver is a great, affordable full university. I'm an undergrad, but I've heard great things about their full graduate school, too. It has a great reputation locally and it seems to be growing....

    Read 2975 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 61%,

    Net Price: $13,563,

    SAT Range: 870-1090,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  12. University of Northern Colorado

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    GREELEY, CO,

    2229 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Absolutely love this university and all it stands for. Ever since I walked on campus I have loved every second of my time here. Professors have done a great job preparing me for the future especially....

    Read 2229 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 91%,

    Net Price: $16,510,

    SAT Range: 980-1200,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  13. Fort Lewis College

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    DURANGO, CO,

    1146 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I'm so happy I chose FLC! The community is diverse and accepting, the campus is beautiful, the classes are manageable, and the faculty and staff are amazing. It's really like a family here on campus....Throughout my degree the administration has helped me construct my schedule so that I can graduate with a double-major on time, and has made sure I've always had what I needed. I'm proud to soon be a....

    Read 1146 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 92%,

    Net Price: $15,723,

    SAT Range: 950-1170,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  14. Colorado Mesa University

    Blue checkmark.

    4 Year,

    GRAND JUNCTION, CO,

    1267 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I've had a great experience with CMU in my time there! Of all the professors I've met, I have yet to have a bad experience; most have been very helpful and have shown a clear interest and passion in....

    Read 1267 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 78%,

    Net Price: $15,327,

    SAT Range: 930-1170,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  15. Western Colorado University

    4 Year,

    GUNNISON, CO,

    382 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Gets super cold in the winter, if you’re not skiing you’ll be depressed. The food is really bad from the dining hall. Everyone spends a lot of time outdoors so if you don’t like that don’t come here.....

    Read 382 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 88%,

    Net Price: $16,951,

    SAT Range: 1000-1190,

    Will you get in?CompareVirtual tour
  16. Naropa University

    4 Year,

    BOULDER, CO,

    117 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says My experience at Naropa was truly life changing. This is where the alchemy of my very being took place. I was able to dive into all of my passions (environmental studies, peace studies, yoga, and so....

    Read 117 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: C,

    Acceptance Rate: 100%,

    Net Price: $30,725,

    Will you get in?Compare
loading indicator

Showing results 1 through 14 of 14