Fall 2017 Higher Education Profile - Colorado

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, Colorado was home to 37 regionally accredited post-secondary institutions during fall 2017. These 37 institutions enrolled 315,379 students in fall 2017: 264,360 in undergraduate programs and 51,019 in graduate programs. A total of 92,363 students attending post-secondary school in Colorado took at least one distance education course, representing 29.2 percent of the state's total student body. A total of 48,722 students were enrolled exclusively (100% online) in distance education courses with 28,246 (57.9%) of those residing in the state of Colorado.

The majority of these institutions were public: including 18 four-year schools and 11 two-year schools. The state was also home to 8 private nonprofit four-year schools. Students enrolled in Colorado's higher education institutions were enrolled in associates degrees, bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees.

37 Degree Granting Institutions

 

315,379 Students Enrolled

 

92,363 Students Enrolled in Distance Education

Serving 315,379 students in fall 2017, the 37 regionally accredited, degree granting colleges and universities of Colorado offered academic choices for all types of students. Discover where your educational journey can begin with the institutions listed below. Our college and university listings are objective and focused on helping you achieve your educational or career goals. Whether you are searching for a public or private school with on-campus or online courses and an undergraduate or graduate degree, our list of regionally accredited colleges and universities in Colorado offers a comprehensive guide to the state's higher education options.

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Regionally Accredited Public and Private Non-Profit Colleges and Universities in Colorado

Adams State University
208 Edgemont Blvd
Alamosa, CO 81101 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Arapahoe Community College
5900 S. Santa Fe Dr.
Littleton, CO 80160-9002 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado College
14. E Cache La Poudre St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Colorado Mountain College
802 Grand Ave.
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-0233 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado School of Mines
1500 Illinois St
Golden, CO 80401 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado State University-Global Campus
7800 East Orchard Road Ste 200
Greenwood Village, CO 80111-0000 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Community College of Aurora
16000 E CentreTech Pky
Aurora, CO 80011-9036 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Denver Seminary
6399 S. Santa Fe Drive
Littleton, CO 80120 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: No
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Front Range Community College
3645 W 112th Ave
Westminster, CO 80031 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Lamar Community College
2401 S Main St
Lamar, CO 81052-3999 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Morgan Community College
920 Barlow Road
Fort Morgan, CO 80701 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Nazarene Bible College
4120 E Fountain Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80916-1905 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Otero Junior College
1802 Colorado Ave
La Junta, CO 81050 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Pueblo Community College
900 West Orman Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004-1499 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Regis University
3333 Regis Blvd
Denver, CO 80221-1099 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
United States Air Force Academy
2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3800
USAF Academy, CO 80840-5002 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: No
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Denver
2199 S. University Blvd
Denver, CO 80208 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Western State Colorado University
600 N Adams
Gunnison, CO 81231 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Aims Community College
5401 W. 20th St.
Greeley, CO 80634 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado Christian University
8787 West Alameda Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80226 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado Mesa University
1100 North Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501-3122 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado Northwestern Community College
500 Kennedy Drive
Rangely, CO 81648-3598 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado State University-Fort Collins
102 Administration Building
Fort Collins, CO 80523-0100 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Colorado State University-Pueblo
2200 Bonforte Blvd
Pueblo, CO 81001-4901 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Community College of Denver
1111 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80204-2026 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Fort Lewis College
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, CO 81301-3999 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Iliff School of Theology
2323 E. Iliff Ave.
Denver, CO 80210-4798 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: No
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Speer Blvd and Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80217-3362 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Naropa University
2130 Arapahoe Ave
Boulder, CO 80302-6697 
Enrollment Range: Under 1,000
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: No
Northeastern Junior College
100 College Avenue
Sterling, CO 80751-2944 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Pikes Peak Community College
5675 S Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80906-5498 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
Red Rocks Community College
13300 W Sixth Ave
Lakewood, CO 80228-1255 
Enrollment Range: 5,000 - 9,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
Trinidad State Junior College
600 Prospect Street
Trinidad, CO 81082 
Enrollment Range: 1,000 - 4,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: No
Online Courses: Yes
University of Colorado Boulder
Regent Drive at Broadway
Boulder, CO 80309-0017 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
1380 Lawrence Street, Lawrence Street Center, Suite 1400
Denver, CO 80217-3364 
Enrollment Range: 20,000 and above
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes
University of Northern Colorado
Carter Hall - Rm 4000
Greeley, CO 80639 
Enrollment Range: 10,000 - 19,999
Undergraduate Programs: Yes
Graduate Programs: Yes
Online Courses: Yes