2,101
Students
Financial aid thermometer
48,900
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
15
15%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The Colorado College is a Comprehensive institution located in Colorado Springs, CO, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 14 East Cache La Poudre Street
Colorado Springs, CO  80903-3294
United States
Contact Mr. Carlos Jiminez
Director of Admission, Outreach and Recruitment
Email: admission@coloradocollege.edu
Phone: 719-389-6344
Fax: 719-389-6816

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Asian Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Italian Studies Checkmark
Regional Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology And Evolutionary Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences Related Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Italian Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
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Economics Related Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7,894
Applied
1,262
Accepted
2,101
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

4,790
Females Applied
719
Females Accepted
15%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,104
Males Applied
543
Males Accepted
17%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 10th December 15th
Other early decision plan November 10th December 20th
Transfer March 1st May 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 30 28 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,996
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Fees

474
Full-time student fees
12,512
Room & board
7,530
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

48,900
Avg. Financial Aid Package
49,928
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
45,875
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,316
Avg. Loan Aid
14,736
Avg. Grant Aid
45,251
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,101
Total undergrad students
8%
International Students
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.97%
Black or African American 2.69%
White or Caucasian 65.74%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.53%
Asian 4.27%
Two or more races 8.69%
Other 1.34%

Gender

Male (45.74%)
Female (54.26%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Homecoming, Winter Ball and Annual Arts and Crafts

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
whistle program, student escort service, good campus lighting

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

232
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 46
Male - 116
Female - 116