List of colleges and universities in Colorado Article

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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

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 Institution Focus(es) Fall 2008 Enrollment Head count 2008 Full-time equivalent students Full Time Residency Percentage Part Time Residency Percentage Public/Private 2-Year/4-Year
Adams State University Alamosa [1] A general baccalaureate institution with moderately selective admission standards [1] 2338 [1] 1919 [1] 87 [1] Public 4-Year
Aims Community College Greeley, Loveland, Fort Lupton, Windsor A two-year college with open admission standards 2823 1009 Public 2-Year
Colorado Mesa University Grand Junction A comprehensive graduate university with moderately selective admission standards [1] 6205 [1] 5058 [1] 91 [1] Public 4-Year
Colorado School of Mines Golden 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] Public 4-Year
Colorado State University Fort Collins 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] Public 4-Year
Colorado State University-Pueblo Pueblo A regional, comprehensive institution with moderately selective admission standards [1] 4633 [1] 3806 [1] 94 [1] Public 4-Year
Fort Lewis College Durango A public liberal arts institution with selective admission standards [1] 3740 [1] 3530 [1] 72 [1] Public 4-Year
Metropolitan State University of Denver Denver A comprehensive baccalaureate institution with modified open admission standards [1] 21469 [1] 16165 [1] 97 [1] Public 4-Year
University of Colorado Boulder Boulder A comprehensive graduate research university with selective admission standards [1] 30623 [1] 26815 [1] 67 [1] Public 4-Year
University of Colorado Colorado Springs Colorado Springs A comprehensive university with selective admission standards [1] 8010 [1] 6606 [1] 92 [1] Public 4-Year
Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs A two-year college with open admission standards Public 2-Year
University of Colorado Denver Denver and Aurora An urban comprehensive undergraduate and graduate research university with selective admission standards [1] 16283 [1] 13217 [1] 90 [1] Public 4-Year
University of Colorado South Denver Parker Public 4-Year
University of Northern Colorado Greeley A comprehensive baccalaureate and specialized graduate research university with selective admission standards [1] 11130 [1] 9691 [1] 88 [1] Public 4-Year
Western Colorado University Gunnison A general baccalaureate institution with moderately selective admission standards [1] 2110 [1] 1875 [1] 97 [1] Public 4-Year
Colorado Community College System A state system of 13 community and technical colleges with open admission standards [1] 71825 [1] 48004 [1] 33 [1] 67 [1] Public 2-Year
Colorado Mountain College Glenwood Springs A two‐year local district college with open admission standards [1] 5092 [1] 2766 [1] 24 [1] 76 [1] Public 2-Year

Federal institutions

Four-year institutions

State institutions

Two-year institutions

Four-year institutions

Private institutions

Four-year, non-profit, regionally accredited institutions

Four year, non-profit, nationally accredited institutions

Four-year, for-profit, regionally accredited institutions

Two-year, for-profit, regionally accredited institutions

See also

References

  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 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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