Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO

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Tuition & Fees

$60,864

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
46%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
700-800
53%
600-699
35%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
30-36
67%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

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

2,099

undergraduate students

25

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,124
Established in 1874
Coeducational Coeducational

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
  • Metropolitan area: Denver
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Colorado Springs

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
yes
Students through junior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • Winter Ball
  • Annual Arts and Crafts
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
47%
600-699
46%
500-599
6%
400-499
0
700-800
53%
600-699
35%
500-599
10%
400-499
0
30-36
67%
24-29
29%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application deadline January 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
academic GPA
interview
recommendation(s)

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 53
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $60,390
Room & board $13,392
Additional fees $474
Books & supplies $1,240
Other fees $1,354
Total $76,850

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Basketball, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Asian Studies/Civilization
Biochemistry
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Creative Writing
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Economics, Other
Education, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
French Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
History, General
International Economics
Italian Language and Literature
Italian Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Mathematics and Computer Science
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Museology/Museum Studies
Music, General
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign)
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 96%
Student 4 year graduation rate 80%
Student 5 year graduation rate 3%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

35

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 1

Transfer difficulty

Very difficult

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

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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