Colorado College

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#68
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Private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Colorado College Featured Rankings

About Colorado College

Featured Alumni

Marcia McNutt ranks among our Top Influential Earth Scientists Today.

Jane Lubchenco ranks among our Top Influential Earth Scientists Today.

James Heckman ranks among our Top Influential Political Economists Today.

According to Wikipedia, Colorado College is a private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It was founded in 1874 by Reverend Thomas Nelson Haskell in his daughter's memory. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its campus. The college offers 42 majors and 33 minors. Notable alumni include Liz Cheney, Dutch Clark, Thomas Hornsby Ferril, James Heckman, Steve Sabol, Ken Salazar, and Marc Webb.

Colorado College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate
10,257 14% 88%

How Much Does Colorado College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$62,070
Price by Family Income
Income Average Net Cost
0 - 30K $11,568
30K - 48K $8,812
48K - 75K $15,884
75K - 110K $24,330
110K+ $45,979

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Colorado College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Colorado College, then you can expect to earn an average of $49,900 per year. You also have a 90% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Colorado College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
2,386 2,363 23

Where is Colorado College?

Colorado College is located at 14. E Cache La Poudre St., Colorado Springs CO 80903

How Safe is Colorado College?

Colorado Springs has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Colorado College Known For?

Colorado College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Colorado College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are Colorado College's Most Influential Alumni?

Colorado College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Economics, Computer Science, and Sociology. Here are some of Colorado College's most famous alumni:

Donna Haraway
Donna Haraway
A Scholar in the field of science and technology studies.
Terry Winograd
Terry Winograd
An American professor.
James Heckman
James Heckman
An American economist.
Lynne Cheney
Lynne Cheney
A Second Lady of the United States 2001–2009, writer and pundit.
David Malpass
David Malpass
An American economist.
Marcia McNutt
Marcia McNutt
An American geophysicist (1952 - ), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Diana DeGette
A U.S. Representative from Colorado.
Philip Perry
An American attorney and government official.
Lori Garver
Lori Garver
A Former Deputy Administrator of NASA.
Jane Lubchenco
Jane Lubchenco
An American ecologist, (1947 - ).
Mary Cheney
Mary Cheney
A Daughter of Dick Cheney.
Peggy Fleming
Peggy Fleming
An American figure skater.

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