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58 Colleges
17,509 Yearly Graduations
$41,179 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$26,622 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly healthcare graduations, Colorado is ranked #22 in the country with 17,509 degrees handed out in 2019. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Colorado is $10,295 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $16,400 a year.

An estimated 55% of college students in Colorado take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,655 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

Public Public vs. Private
1,549 Yearly Degrees
$9,335 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is 24,910, of which 15,818 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,857 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CU Anschutz is 4.7 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 39% of accepted students are men, and 61% are women.

37% of CU Anschutz students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,806 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from CU Anschutz with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $41,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Front Range Community College

Westminster, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
1,099 Yearly Degrees
$3,986 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,937 full-time undergraduates at FRCC, and 19,283 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,148 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from FRCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

American Sentinel University

Aurora, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
1,011 Yearly Degrees
$11,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,724 students at American Sentinel University in total, 1,420 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 143 are full-time. It takes the average American Sentinel University undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

American Sentinel University has a 2.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

#4

Aspen University

Denver, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
909 Yearly Degrees
$3,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,893 students at Aspen University in total, 4,537 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 802 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

100% of Aspen University students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,353 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#5

Regis University

Denver, Colorado
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
757 Yearly Degrees
$38,180 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Regis University is 6,908, of which 3,500 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,191 are full-time. For undergraduates at Regis U, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

About 60% of students who apply get accepted. Around 33% of accepted students are men, and 67% are women.

59% of Regis U students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,554 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Regis U with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $50,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#6

Pueblo Community College

Pueblo, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
734 Yearly Degrees
$5,179 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,545 students at Pueblo Community College in total, 1,954 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 45% of students at Pueblo Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,035 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $23,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
689 Yearly Degrees
$12,529 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 27,232 students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs in total, 23,430 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 15,272 are full-time. For undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

Roughly 75% of students at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,795 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,900 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
599 Yearly Degrees

There are 767 full-time undergraduates at PMI Denver, and 767 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

72% of PMI Denver students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,074 a year. PMI Denver has a 7.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from PMI Denver with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $26,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Pikes Peak Community College

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
597 Yearly Degrees
$3,842 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,069 full-time undergraduates at PPCC, and 13,655 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

Approximately 24% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,074 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from PPCC is $25,500.

#10

Aims Community College

Greeley, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
583 Yearly Degrees
$2,762 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,634 students at Aims Community College in total, 2,200 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

11% of Aims Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,054 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 12.0% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Aims Community College is $28,900.

#11

Arapahoe Community College

Littleton, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
578 Yearly Degrees
$3,921 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,759 students at Arapahoe Community College in total, 2,110 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

27% of Arapahoe Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,978 a year. Arapahoe Community College has a 8.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Arapahoe Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#12

Concorde Career College - Aurora

Aurora, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
557 Yearly Degrees

There are 423 students at Concorde Career College - Aurora in total, 423 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 29 to 1.

About 67% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 14% are men and 86% are women.

81% of Concorde Career College - Aurora students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,101 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Concorde Career College - Aurora is $27,700.

#13

Colorado State University - Global Campus

Greenwood Village, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
522 Yearly Degrees
$8,400 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 8,114 undergraduates at Colorado State University - Global Campus, of which 1,796 are full-time, and there are 12,670 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 31 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

#14

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
493 Yearly Degrees
$9,987 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 12,930 students at University of Northern Colorado in total, 9,810 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 7,752 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 32% of accepted students are men, and 68% are women.

Roughly 56% of students at University of Northern Colorado take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,804 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Pima Medical Institute - Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
477 Yearly Degrees

There are 514 full-time undergraduates at PMI Colorado Springs, and 514 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 25 to 1.

Roughly 67% of students at PMI Colorado Springs take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,889 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $26,700 during the early-career years.

#16

Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
460 Yearly Degrees
$8,686 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Colorado Mesa University is 9,373, of which 9,239 students are undergraduates and of those, 6,972 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 21 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 45% of accepted students are men, and 55% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at Colorado Mesa take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,836 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.3% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,700 during the early-career years.

#17

Red Rocks Community College

Lakewood, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
453 Yearly Degrees
$4,263 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 6,942 undergraduates at Red Rocks Community College, of which 2,272 are full-time, and there are 7,008 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Approximately 18% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,086 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Red Rocks Community College is $30,200.

#18

Intellitec College - Grand Junction

Grand Junction, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
445 Yearly Degrees

There are 776 full-time undergraduates at Intellitec College - Grand Junction, and 776 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 70% of students at Intellitec College - Grand Junction take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,366 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Intellitec College - Grand Junction is $18,800.

#19

Community College of Denver

Denver, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
440 Yearly Degrees
$4,640 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Community College of Denver is 8,232, which includes 2,453 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 22 to 1.

Roughly 24% of students at CCD take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,643 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $27,100 during the early-career years.

#20

Colorado Mountain College

Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
396 Yearly Degrees
$4,620 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Colorado Mountain College is 5,636, which includes 1,662 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 36% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,674 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colorado Mountain College is $28,900.

#21

Denver College of Nursing

Denver, Colorado
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
375 Yearly Degrees
$11,630 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Denver College of Nursing is 956, of which 929 students are undergraduates and of those, 929 are full-time. For undergraduates at Denver College of Nursing, the average graduation time is 4.7 years.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Denver College of Nursing is $58,100.

#22

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
310 Yearly Degrees
$10,728 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is 12,807, of which 10,706 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,168 are full-time. It takes the average UCCS undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

Around 93% of students who apply get accepted. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Approximately 47% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,314 a year. UCCS has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,600 during the early-career years.

Public Public vs. Private
289 Yearly Degrees
$8,151 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Metropolitan State University of Denver is 20,080, of which 19,194 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,250 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 36% of students at MSU Denver take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $4,620 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,100 during the early-career years.

#24

Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Fort Collins, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
277 Yearly Degrees
$11,901 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 25,789 undergraduates at Colorado State, of which 22,247 are full-time, and there are 33,426 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado State is 4.4 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

46% of Colorado State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $7,293 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $36,800 during the early-career years.

#25

Trinidad State Junior College

Trinidad, Colorado
Public Public vs. Private
243 Yearly Degrees
$4,052 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Trinidad State Junior College is 1,621, which includes 716 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

20% of Trinidad State Junior College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,964 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Trinidad State Junior College is $23,900.

Other Colorado Colleges

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 Pima Medical Institute - Aurora 239
27 Pickens Technical College 229
28 IBMC College 199
29 Community College of Aurora 170
30 Colorado Christian University 158
31 Emily Griffith Technical College 154
32 Otero Junior College 150
32 Rocky Vista University 150
34 Colorado State University - Pueblo 139
35 Morgan Community College 124
36 University of Colorado Boulder 105
37 Colorado Northwestern Community College 97
38 Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology 88
39 Lamar Community College 84
40 Platt College - Aurora 66
41 Intellitec College - Colorado Springs 63
42 Northeastern Junior College 60
43 Delta Montrose Technical College 49
44 Rolf Institute of Structural Integration 48
45 University of Denver 35
46 CollegeAmerica - Colorado Springs 34
47 Massage Therapy Institute of Colorado 33
48 CollegeAmerica - Denver 31
49 Colorado Academy of Veterinary Technology 28
50 Fort Lewis College 27
51 Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine 25
52 Adams State University 24
53 Southwest Acupuncture College - Boulder 17
54 CollegeAmerica - Fort Collins 16
55 Naropa University 14
56 Aveda Institute - Denver 8
57 Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture 3
58 DeVry University - Colorado 0

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