Colleges in Thornton, Colorado

There are 2 Colleges in Thornton, Colorado, serving a population of 132,310 people in an area of 36 square miles. There is 1 College per 66,155 people, and 1 College per 17 square miles.

In Colorado, Thornton is ranked 33rd of 568 cities in Colleges per capita, and 30th of 568 cities in Colleges per square mile.

List of Thornton Colleges

Find Thornton, Colorado colleges and universities, such as state, community, public, and private colleges, universities, and technical schools.

Everest College Thornton 9065 Grant Street Thornton, CO

Kaplan College-Denver 500 East 84th Avenue Thornton, CO

About Thornton Colleges

Thornton Colleges are institutions that offer post-secondary education through a range of degree or vocational programs in Thornton, CO. Although there are distinctions between the two, the term College in the United States is typically used to refer to both Colleges and Universities. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reports that there are more than 4,700 post-secondary degree-granting institutions in the U.S.

You may contact Colleges & Universities for questions about:
  • Thornton Public and Private Colleges
  • College admissions and applications
  • Tuition, financial aid, and scholarships
  • Associates degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Doctoral degrees, and certificate programs
  • ACT and SAT score requirements

Thornton College Statistics

Find Thornton 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.

Thornton College Enrollment
 ThorntonColorado
College/Grad School Enrollment6,511 (18.4%)387,659 (27.9%)
Thornton Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 ThorntonColorado
Some College, No Degree19,197 (22.8%)798,224 (21.8%)
Associate's Degree8,016 (9.5%)307,078 (8.4%)
Bachelor's Degree16,395 (19.5%)909,794 (24.8%)
Graduate/Professional Degree6,689 (7.9%)536,679 (14.6%)
Thornton Field of Bachelor's Degree for 1st Major
 ThorntonColorado
Bachelor's Degree, or Higher23,0841,446,473
Arts, Humanities & Others5,582 (24.2%)339,436 (23.5%)
Business4,991 (21.6%)285,481 (19.7%)
Education2,412 (10.4%)146,585 (10.1%)
Science & Engineering8,175 (35.4%)559,494 (38.7%)
Science & Engineering Related Fields1,924 (8.3%)115,477 (8.0%)