List of colleges and universities in Colorado

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The following is a list of colleges and universities in the U.S. state of Colorado which range in age and focus of programs.[1] This list also includes other educational institutions providing higher education, meaning tertiary, quaternary, and, in some cases, post-secondary education. The State Commission data is also provided.

Colorado Commission on Higher Education[edit]

This table includes Locations, Governance, Institution Focus(es), The Enrollment Head count (the sum of undergraduate and graduate students), the number of Full-time equivalent students, and the percentage of these students which qualify as residents of the State.

Institution Location Governance Institution Focus(es) Fall 2008 Enrollment Head count 2008 Full-time equivalent students Full Time Residency Percentage Part Time Residency Percentage
Adams State University Alamosa Dr. David Svaldi, President[1] A general baccalaureate institution with moderately selective admission standards[1] 2338[1] 1919[1] 87[1]
Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction Tim Foster, President[1] A comprehensive graduate university with moderately selective admission standards[1] 6205[1] 5058[1] 91[1]
Colorado School of Mines Golden Bill Scoggins, President[1] A specialized baccalaureate and graduate research institution with high admission standards; first public institution of higher education to open doors in Colorado (in 1874)[1] 4704[1] 4325[1] 69[1]
Colorado State University Fort Collins, Colorado Dr. Tony Frank, President[1] A comprehensive graduate research university with selective admission standards; one of 68 land‐grant institutions founded by the Morrill Act of 1862[1] 25496[1] 22312[1] 82[1]
Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo, Colorado Joseph Garcia, President[1] A regional, comprehensive institution with moderately selective admission standards[1] 4633[1] 3806[1] 94[1]
Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado Dr. Kay Thomas, President A public liberal arts institution with selective admission standards[1] 3740[1] 3530[1] 72[1]
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver Dr. Stephen Jordan, President[1] A comprehensive baccalaureate institution with modified open admission standards[1] 21469[1] 16165[1] 97[1]
University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, Colorado Bruce Benson, System President; Philip P. DiStefano, Chancellor[1] A comprehensive graduate research university with selective admission standards[1] 30623[1] 26815[1] 67[1]
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, Colorado Pam Shockley‐Zalabak, Chancellor[1] A comprehensive university with selective admission standards[1] 8010[1] 6606[1] 92[1]
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, Colorado Lance Bolton, President A two-year college with open admission standards
University of Colorado Denver Denver and Aurora Bruce Benson, System President; Don Elliman, Interim Chancellor[1] An urban comprehensive undergraduate and graduate research university with selective admission standards[1] 16283[1] 13217[1] 90[1]
University of Northern Colorado Greeley, Colorado Kay Norton, President[1] A comprehensive baccalaureate and specialized graduate research university with selective admission standards[1] 11130[1] 9691[1] 88[1]
Western State Colorado University Gunnison, Colorado Dr. Jay Helman, President[1] A general baccalaureate institution with moderately selective admission standards[1] 2110[1] 1875[1] 97[1]
Colorado Community College System Dr. Nancy McCallin, President[1] A state system of 13 community and technical colleges with open admission standards[1] 71825[1] 48004[1] 33[1] 67[1]
Aims Community College Greeley, Colorado, Loveland, Colorado, Fort Lupton, Colorado Marsi Liddell, President[1] A two‐year local district college with open admission standards[1] 4840[1] 3150[1] 37[1] 63[1]
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs, Colorado Stan Jensen, President[1] A two‐year local district college with open admission standards[1] 5092[1] 2766[1] 24[1] 76[1]

Federal institutions[edit]

Four-year institutions[edit]

State institutions[edit]

Two-year institutions[edit]

Four-year institutions[edit]

Private institutions[edit]

Four-year, non-profit, regionally accredited institutions[edit]

Four-year, for-profit, regionally accredited institutions[edit]

Two-year, for-profit, regionally accredited institutions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz Colorado Higher Education Overview (Report). CCHE Annual Retreat: Colorado Department of Higher Education. August 6–7, 2009. pp. 1–18.
  2. ^ http://www.collegeamerica.edu/fort-collins
  3. ^ http://www.collegeamerica.edu/denver
  4. ^ http://www.collegeamerica.edu/colorado-springs
  5. ^ http://www.lincolnedu.com/campus/denver-co

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