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The Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate16%
Acceptance Rate16%

About Colorado College

The Colorado College is a private, nonprofit college in the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado College was founded in 1874. The college enrolls around 2,203 students a year, including 2,180 undergrad students.

Colorado College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Colorado College. The acceptance rate at Colorado College is 16%. Out of 7,846 applications received in 2022, 1,279 students were offered admission.

The Colorado College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 16%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 44%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 14%
Average GPA 3.8
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 14%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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The Colorado College is located in the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado, near Denver.

If you want to see Colorado College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 25 to Colorado Springs, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Colorado Springs.

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College Info

14 East Cache La Poudre Street Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3294

Campus Setting: Urban

Colorado College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Colorado College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Colorado College is Mar 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Colorado College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1270 - 1460


Math SAT Range

620 - 750


Reading SAT Range

640 - 730

Colorado College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Colorado College is like? There are approximately 2,203 students enrolled at Colorado College, including 2,180 undergraduate students and 23 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 19% percent are from CO and 81% percent of students are from other states.


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