Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$60,864

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,395
Declined 8,862
Total Received 10,257
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Private

2,298

undergraduate students

34

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,332
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
83%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
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%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,395
Declined 8,862
Total Received 10,257

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Secondary School Record

Recommended

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Secondary School Rank

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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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Financial Aid

48%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$41,484

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $60,390
Housing $7,992
Food $5,400
Additional fees $474
Books & supplies $1,240
Total $75,496
Average Financial Aid - $41,484
Total with Avg. Aid $34,012

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 Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field indoor yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Conference USA (Football I-A), Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Comparative Literature. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, Other. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Education, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
French Studies. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies. yes
History, General. yes
International Economics. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign). yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Sciences, Other. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

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

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

2,332

total students

24%

in-state

76%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

99%

2,298
students

Female
55%
1,265

Male
45%
1,033

1%

34
students

Female
85%
29

Male
15%
5

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

2,205
students

Female
55%
1,209

Male
45%
996

4%

93
students

Female
60%
56

Male
40%
37

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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

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