Colorado College

country rank  409
world rank  1170

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University Overview

Founded in 1874, Colorado College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Colorado Springs (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Colorado. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Crestone. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Colorado College (CC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Colorado College (CC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CC
Founded 1874
Motto Scientia et Disciplina
Learning through Hard Work
Colours Black and gold

University Location

Address 14 E Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs (population range: 250,000-499,999)
80903 Colorado
United States
T +1 (719) 389 6000
F +1
Other locations Crestone

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 14 East Cache La Poudre
Colorado Springs 80903
+1 (719) 389 6344
800 542 7214

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 700-799
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Colorado College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM)
  • Annapolis Group of Liberal Arts Colleges (Annapolis Group)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019