Colorado College, CO

Private Nonprofit4-Year • Small • Highly ResidentialBaccalaureate CollegeVery Selective • Low Transfer-InMain Campus
14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
(719) 389-6000

Colorado College Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Colorado College

GradHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender Studies5%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences13%
Computer and Information Sciences2%
English Language and Literature7%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics2%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities2%
Mathematics and Statistics2%
Multi-disciplinary Studies2%
Natural Resources and Conservation8%
Philosophy and Religious Studies3%
Physical Sciences9%
Social Sciences30%
Visual and Performing Arts7%


Getting into Colorado College

15%Admission Rate
665Median SAT Math
660Median SAT Reading
30Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)610–720
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)610–710
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)27–32
1 36


Cost of Attending Colorado College

$55KIn-State Tuition
$55KOut-of-State Tuition
$69KAverage Total Cost
$25KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolCOUS


Typical Debt after Colorado College

23%Receive Federal Loans
$16KMedian Federal Debt
89%Repayment Rate
$191Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolCOUS
$0–$30K 21%55%57%
$30K–$48K 9%16%16%
$48K–$75K 19%12%12%
$75K–$110K 15%9%9%
>$110K 37%9%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$14K$11K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$16K$11K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$17K$11K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$16K$11K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$16K$10K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$29K$25K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$24K$18K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$12K$5K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$6K$3K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 85%43%43%
3-years after entering repayment 89%48%46%
5-years after entering repayment 90%49%50%
7-years after entering repayment 89%53%55%


Completion Rates at Colorado College

95%Retention Rate
-Transfer Rate
7%Withdrawal Rate
89%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolCOUS
Within 4 Years 84%38%38%
Within 6 Years 89%55%55%
Within 8 Years 88%58%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolCOUS
Asian 88%53%53%
Black 81%41%39%
Caucasian 89%54%52%
Hispanic or Latino 93%50%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 100%51%40%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 100%55%43%
Non-US citizens/residents 93%55%50%
Two or more races 90%47%44%


Outcomes after Colorado College

91%Employment Rate
$34KMedian Salary
$17K25 Pctl Salary
$49K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 91%84%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 88%82%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 88%83%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 90%81%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 90%81%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$8K$6K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$17K$16K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$34K$28K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$49K$43K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$54K$55K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$34K$28K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$41K$31K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$45K$34K$35K


Students at Colorado College

94%Full-time Undergrads
19Avg Entry Age
30Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 55%66%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 45%34%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolCOUS
Asian 5%4%4%
Black 2%7%18%
Caucasian 66%54%49%
Hispanic or Latino 9%21%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native 1%1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 9%1%2%
Two or more races 8%4%3%
Other race 1%6%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolCOUS
$0–$30K 13%37%43%

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