Colleges in Colorado

There are 169 Colleges in Colorado, serving a population of 5,436,519 people in an area of 103,614 square miles. There is 1 College per 32,168 people, and 1 College per 613 square miles.

The state of Colorado is ranked 37th in Colleges per capita, and 43rd in Colleges per square mile.

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Colorado College Statistics

Find Colorado College Enrollment, Educational Attainment (Age 25+), and Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Colorado College Enrollment
 ColoradoUnited States
College/Grad School Enrollment387,659 (27.9%)22,848,124 (27.9%)
Colorado Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ColoradoUnited States
Some College, No Degree798,224 (21.8%)44,935,834 (20.8%)
Associate's Degree307,078 (8.4%)17,917,481 (8.3%)
Bachelor's Degree909,794 (24.8%)41,377,068 (19.1%)
Graduate/Professional Degree536,679 (14.6%)25,510,535 (11.8%)
Colorado Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 ColoradoUnited States
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher1,446,47366,887,603
Arts, Humanities & Others339,436 (23.5%)15,191,554 (22.7%)
Business285,481 (19.7%)13,645,002 (20.4%)
Education146,585 (10.1%)8,503,371 (12.7%)
Science & Engineering559,494 (38.7%)23,297,975 (34.8%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields115,477 (8.0%)6,249,701 (9.3%)