Colorado College

Private, Four-years School Located in Colorado Springs, CO

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How much is the Colorado tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Colorado's tuition & fees is $67,932.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $86,132 when a student lives on-campus.

Colorado Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$67,932
Books & Supplies Costs$1,240
On-campus Room & Board$14,376
On-campus Expenses$2,584
Off-campus Room & Board$14,376
Off-campus Expenses$2,584
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$65,028

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Colorado for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $303,450 at Colorado. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $379,008. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $177,302.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$70,966$88,665$41,493
Sophomore (2024-25)$74,135$92,605$43,327
Junior (2025-26)$77,446$96,720$45,241
Senior (2026-27)$80,904$101,018$47,241
4 Years Total$303,450$379,008$177,302
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$74,135$92,605$43,327
Sophomore (2025-26)$77,446$96,720$45,241
Junior (2026-27)$80,904$101,018$47,241
Senior (2027-28)$84,517$105,507$49,328
4 Years Total$317,002$395,850$185,137
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$77,446$96,720$45,241
Sophomore (2026-27)$80,904$101,018$47,241
Junior (2027-28)$84,517$105,507$49,328
Senior (2028-29)$88,291$110,196$51,508
4 Years Total$331,158$413,442$193,318
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$80,904$101,018$47,241
Sophomore (2027-28)$84,517$105,507$49,328
Junior (2028-29)$88,291$110,196$51,508
Senior (2029-30)$92,234$115,093$53,784
4 Years Total$345,947$431,815$201,861
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$84,517$105,507$49,328
Sophomore (2028-29)$88,291$110,196$51,508
Junior (2029-30)$92,234$115,093$53,784
Senior (2030-31)$96,353$120,208$56,161
4 Years Total$361,396$451,005$210,782

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Colorado' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Colorado, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $18,146.
In-StateOut-of-State
Colorado College$67,932
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Colorado Four-years Colleges$17,826
Public Schools$7,400$17,007
Private Schools$18,146

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Colorado and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Colorado CollegeColorado Springs, CO$67,932$28,900
Lafayette CollegeEaston, PA$62,574-
Scripps CollegeClaremont, CA$63,434$48,598
University of RichmondUniversity of Richmond, VA$62,600$27,852
Pitzer CollegeClaremont, CA$62,692-
Union CollegeSchenectady, NY$66,456-
Bucknell UniversityLewisburg, PA$64,772$28,280

Financial Aid and COA

At Colorado College, 1,274 students (57%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $45,155.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Colorado is $40,977 for students living on-campus and $40,977 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 355 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $46,160 and the average amount of student loans is $6,626.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$86,132
COA (off-campus)$86,132
Tuition & Fees$67,932
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,200
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$18,200
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$40,977
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$40,977
Average Financial Aid$45,155
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,27457%$45,155
Pell Grants31314%$5,061
Federal Student Loan53024%$5,776
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid35557%-
Grants or Scholarships33254%$46,160
Federal Grants26543%$3,968
Pell Grants9415%$5,234
Other Federal Grants26543%$2,112
State/Local Grants213%$4,643
Institutional Grants31751%$44,720
Student Loan Aid15425%$6,626
Federal Student Loans15325%$4,918
Other Student Loans102%$26,792

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Colorado's acceptance rate is 14.25%. A total of 10,975 applicants applied to and 1,564 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 620 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 39.64%.
To apply to Colorado, 2 items are required - Secondary school record and Recommendations and 2 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants10,9754,265$6,710
Admitted1,564645$919
Enrolled620264$356
Acceptance Rate14.25%15.12%13.70%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)39.64%40.93%38.74%
Secondary school GPAConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are neither required nor recommended to apply to Colorado. Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Colorado College has a total of 2,203 students including 2,180 undergraduate and 23 graduate students. By gender, there are 979 male students and 1,287 female students attending Colorado.
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,266 9791,287
Undergraduate2,241 9741,267
Graduate25 520

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs, CO
Phone719-389-6000
WEBwww.coloradocollege.edu/
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered51 Programs
Graduate Program Offered3 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate16.30%
Yield41.75%
Student Population2,203
Graduation Rate86%
Retention Rate91%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate10 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties214 (Full-time), 36 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs791 (Full-time), 123 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$100,699
Average Staff Salary$61,976