Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

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.

Tuition & Fees

$60,864

$60,864

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
48%
600-699
46%
500-599
6%
700-800
53%
600-699
36%
500-599
11%
700-800
28%
600-699
56%
500-599
12%
400-499
4%
30-36
77%
24-29
19%
18-23
4%
30-36
45%
24-29
48%
18-23
7%
30-36
67%
24-29
30%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,277
Declined + 8,179
Total Received 9,456
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Private (nonprofit)

2,099

undergraduate students

25

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Organismal Biology/ecology
  3. Sociology
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Codes

SAT 4072
ACT 0498

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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 2,124
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Colorado Springs, CO

90-acre, urban campus in Colorado Springs (population: 464,474), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
82%
Top 1/4
98%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
48%
600-699
46%
500-599
6%
700-800
53%
600-699
36%
500-599
11%
700-800
28%
600-699
56%
500-599
12%
400-499
4%
30-36
77%
24-29
19%
18-23
4%
30-36
45%
24-29
48%
18-23
7%
30-36
67%
24-29
30%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required of some

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,277
Declined + 8,179
Total Received 9,456

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Pedro Ramirez
Associate Director for Access & Outreach
P: 800 542-7214
F: 719 389-6816
admission@coloradocollege.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$47,954

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $60,390
Room $7,992
Board $5,400
Additional fees $474
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $75,496
Average Financial Aid - $47,954
Total with Avg. Aid $27,542

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,378,518
State $162,825
Institutional $33,765,201
Other external $22,947
Total $35,329,491

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $995,857
Other external $2,297,532
Total $3,293,389
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 15

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 15

Other
January 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 260-6458
F: 719 389-6173
financialaid@coloradocollege.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Shannon Amundson
Director of Financial Aid
shannon.amundson@coloradocollege.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, ice hockey, rugby, skiing, track and field (indoor), ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, ice hockey, ruby, skiing, soccer, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, futsal, ice hockey, ice-broomball, inner-tube water polo, kickball, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Lesley Irvine (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Lesley Irvine (women's)
Athletic Director
email

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

2,124

total students

17%

in-state

83%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

2,099
students

Female
55%
1,148

Male
45%
951

1%

25
students

Female
84%
21

Male
16%
4

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

2,089
students

Female
55%
1,140

Male
45%
949

1%

10
students

Female
80%
8

Male
20%
2

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

12%

Transfer applicants accepted

55%

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: October 15

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 50
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
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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