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# Colorado Colleges

Colorado ranked #19 in the nation for degrees handed out in 2019. Around 95,538 students received some type of diploma that year. Colorado colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $11,872 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $17,989 per year.

An estimated 53% of college students in Colorado take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,782 per year.

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There are 37,437 students at CU - Boulder in total, 30,307 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 27,703 are full-time. For undergraduates at CU - Boulder, the average graduation time is 4.4 years.

About 84% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 49% are men and 51% are women.

Roughly 31% of students at CU - Boulder take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,744 a year. The student loan default rate of 3.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $39,100 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Colorado State University - Fort Collins is 32,428, of which 24,792 students are undergraduates and of those, 19,944 are full-time. 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 84%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

Roughly 40% of students at Colorado State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,592 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

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

There are 24,759 undergraduates at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs, of which 15,135 are full-time, and there are 28,244 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is 4.2 years.

Approximately 73% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,610 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 Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs is $27,900.

The total student population at Front Range Community College is 18,703, which includes 4,531 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 25% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,762 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% 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.

The total student population at University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is 24,723, of which 14,994 students are undergraduates and of those, 8,622 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at CU Anschutz is 4.7 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 66%. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Approximately 30% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,800 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CU Anschutz is $41,500.

There are 13,856 students at DU in total, 5,699 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 5,362 are full-time. It takes the average DU undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 61%. Of the accepted students, 41% are men and 59% are women.

41% of DU students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,885 a year. DU has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from DU is $44,500.

There are 12,506 students at PPCC in total, 4,394 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 20 to 1.

22% of PPCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,528 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,500 during the early-career years.

The total student population at Colorado State University - Global Campus is 12,578, of which 7,970 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,080 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 27 to 1.

Around 98% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% are women.

Approximately 74% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,308 a year. Colorado State University - Global Campus has a 3.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

There are 19,086 students at MSU Denver in total, 17,988 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 11,134 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at MSU Denver is 4.9 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,621 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.9% 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.

There are 8,494 undergraduates at University of Northern Colorado, of which 6,726 are full-time, and there are 11,460 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 33% are men and 67% are women.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,163 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $33,800 during the early-career years.

There are 5,551 students at Pueblo Community College in total, 1,598 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

33% of Pueblo Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,694 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Pueblo Community College is $23,800.

The total student population at Regis University is 6,310, of which 3,197 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,090 are full-time. It takes the average Regis U undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 32% are men and 68% are women.

Roughly 51% of students at Regis U take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,401 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $50,000 during the early-career years.

There are 5,932 undergraduates at Red Rocks Community College, of which 1,839 are full-time, and there are 6,029 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

Roughly 17% of students at Red Rocks Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $4,016 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.2% is close 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.

The total student population at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is 12,380, of which 10,288 students are undergraduates and of those, 7,782 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UCCS is 4.6 years.

Around 90% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 43% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,518 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UCCS with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 8,945 undergraduates at Colorado Mesa, of which 6,857 are full-time, and there are 9,110 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 75%. Around 41% of accepted students are men, and 59% are women.

54% of Colorado Mesa students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,312 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colorado Mesa with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,700 during the early years of their career after graduation.

There are 1,707 full-time undergraduates at Aims Community College, and 5,981 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 7% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,520 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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

There are 5,200 undergraduates at Mines, of which 4,918 are full-time, and there are 6,744 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Mines is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 55%. Around 60% of accepted students are men, and 40% are women.

Approximately 42% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,165 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $69,200 during the early-career years.

There are 5,315 students at Colorado Mountain College in total, 1,422 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

41% of Colorado Mountain College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,732 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.5% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

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

The total student population at Arapahoe Community College is 12,001, which includes 2,065 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 23 to 1.

23% of Arapahoe Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,125 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average 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.

There are 2,050 full-time undergraduates at CCD, and 7,273 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 19 to 1.

26% of CCD students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,045 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from CCD with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $27,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

The total student population at Colorado Christian University is 7,839, of which 6,661 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,704 are full-time. It takes the average CCU undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

45% of CCU students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,199 a year. CCU has a 8.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCU is $34,200.

There are 9,563 students at Aspen University in total, 6,399 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,238 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 59% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,439 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

There are 1,180 undergraduates at American Sentinel University, of which 178 are full-time, and there are 2,761 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

American Sentinel University has a 1.5% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

There are 4,307 full-time undergraduates at USAFA, and 4,307 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at USAFA is 93%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

The acceptance rate at USAFA is 13%, making it one of the most selective schools in the country. Around 70% of accepted students are men, and 30% are women.

The total student population at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Boulder is 7,600, which includes 7,600 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 97 to 1.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,147 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

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