Tuition & Fees

$50,892

$50,892

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,381
Declined + 6,681
Total Received 8,062
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Private (nonprofit)

2,118

undergraduate students

13

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Sociology
  3. Political Science
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Codes

SAT 4072
ACT 0498

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
52%
500-599
13%
400-499
1%
700-800
34%
600-699
53%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
700-800
29%
600-699
55%
500-599
14%
400-499
2%
30-36
58%
24-29
40%
18-23
2%
30-36
68%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
30-36
40%
24-29
56%
18-23
4%
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School Facts

Colorado College, founded in 1874, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 90-acre campus is located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,131
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Colorado Springs, CO

90-acre, urban campus in Colorado Springs (population: 445,830), 70 miles from Denver. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Denver. Public transportation serves campus.

Colorado College
14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
68%
Top 1/4
91%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
34%
600-699
52%
500-599
13%
400-499
1%
700-800
34%
600-699
53%
500-599
12%
400-499
1%
700-800
29%
600-699
55%
500-599
14%
400-499
2%
30-36
58%
24-29
40%
18-23
2%
30-36
68%
24-29
28%
18-23
3%
12-17
1%
30-36
40%
24-29
56%
18-23
4%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $60
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 10
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Extremely Selective

17%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,381
Declined + 6,681
Total Received 8,062

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Carlos Jimenez
Director of Admission, Outreach and Recruitment
P: 800 542-7214
F: 719 389-6816
admission@coloradocollege.edu

Cost

Tuition $50,472
Room $6,902
Board $4,766
Additional fees $420
Books & supplies $1,248
Total $63,808
Average Financial Aid - $46,707
Total with Avg. Aid $17,101

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$46,707

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,263,633
State $134,229
Institutional $29,552,227
Other external $199,186
Total $31,149,275

Non-need-based

Federal $734
State
Institutional $2,335,861
Other external $1,466,551
Total $3,803,146

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Football I-A), Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association
Mascot
Tigers
School colors
black and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology
Art/Art History
Art/Art Studio Track
Asian Studies
Biochemistry
Biology/Organisms/Ecology/Evolution
Chemistry
Classics
Classics/English
Classics/History/Politics
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Dance
Drama
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
English
English/Creative Writing
English/Film Studies
Environmental Policy
Environmental Science/Chemistry
Environmental Science/Integrated Major
Environmental Science/Physics
Feminist/Gender Studies
Film/New Media Studies
French/Francophone Studies
Geology
German
German Area Studies
History
History/Philosophy
History/Political Science
Italian Studies
Liberal Arts/Sciences
Mathematical Economics
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer Science
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics
Political Economy/International
Political Science
Psychology
Religion
Romance Languages/French
Romance Languages/Italian
Romance Languages/Spanish
Russian/Eurasian Studies
Secondary Education
Sociology
Southwest Studies
Spanish
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Undergraduate

99%

2,118
students

Female
54%
1,136

Male
46%
982

Graduate

1%

13
students

Female
62%
8

Male
38%
5

undergraduateFull-time

98%

2,096
students

Female
54%
1,122

Male
46%
974

undergraduatePart-time

2%

22
students

Female
64%
14

Male
36%
8

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
9%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

13%

Transfer applicants accepted

42%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 69
Countries most often represented Canada
China
England
Germany
India
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Host family program
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Matthew Bonser
Director of Admission, Systems, Operations, and International
719 389-6345
intladmis@coloradocollege.edu

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