Colorado College

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Colorado College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Colorado Springs, CO, a predominately urban area. Around two thousand students are enrolled at Colorado College.

The acceptance rate of Colorado College is considered highly competitive, with only 10 percent of students which applied being admitted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Colorado College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Colorado College was reported as 13.5% in Fall 2020 with over 9,460 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Colorado College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 16.0%
  • 2017-2018: 15.1%
  • 2018-2019: 15.0%
  • 2019-2020: 13.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 13.5%

How Does Colorado College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Colorado College is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
United States Air Force Academy11.1%
Johnson & Wales University-Denver87.9%
Adams State University99.1%
Western State Colorado University84.2%
Fort Lewis College91.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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