List of 38 best universities in Colorado

We ranked 38 best universities in Colorado based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 12M citations received by 267K publications made by 38 universities in Colorado, measured the popularity of 1,197 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
67%
#2 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
81%
#3 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1105
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
82%
#4 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$38,322
#5 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
55%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
90%
#6 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
90%
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$6,474
Enrollment
12,380
#7 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1090
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
99%
#8 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1325
Average ACT
31
Enrollment
4,307
#9 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
14%
Net Price
$27,319
Receiving Aid
53%
Average Aid
$47,280
#10 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
980
Average ACT
17
Receiving Aid
77%
#11 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1110
Average ACT
25
Net Price
$27,785
#12 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1060
Average ACT
19
Receiving Aid
95%
#13 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
75%
Receiving Aid
96%
Average Aid
$6,880
Enrollment
9,110
#14 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1010
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
98%
#15 in Colorado
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1095
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
94%
#16 in Colorado
#1020 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Average SAT
990
Average ACT
20
Receiving Aid
97%
#17 in Colorado
#1102 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$30,725
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$20,628
#18 in Colorado
#1158 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$17,048
Receiving Aid
85%
Average Aid
$6,195
#19 in Colorado
#1339 in North America
Acceptance Rate
63%
Net Price
$25,882
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$21,743
#20 in Colorado
#1572 in North America
Enrollment
856
Male:Female
49:51
#21 in Colorado
#1621 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
77%
Average Aid
$5,802
Enrollment
5,315
#22 in Colorado
#1691 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
57%
Average Aid
$5,452
Enrollment
6,029
#23 in Colorado
#1796 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$6,320
Enrollment
7,273
#24 in Colorado
#1819 in North America
Enrollment
1,332
Male:Female
56:44
Founded
2006
#25 in Colorado
#1827 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
83%
Average Aid
$8,625
Enrollment
5,551
#26 in Colorado
#1852 in North America
Enrollment
2,761
Male:Female
10:90
#27 in Colorado
#1975 in North America
Acceptance Rate
15%
Net Price
$18,511
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$6,071
#28 in Colorado
#2021 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Net Price
$11,779
Receiving Aid
84%
Average Aid
$2,554
#29 in Colorado
#2117 in North America
Enrollment
215
Male:Female
39:61
#30 in Colorado
#2128 in North America
Acceptance Rate
98%
Average SAT
1045
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
84%
#31 in Colorado
#2154 in North America
Acceptance Rate
85%
Net Price
$20,055
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$5,815
#32 in Colorado
#2300 in North America
Enrollment
51
Male:Female
19:81
#33 in Colorado
#2305 in North America
Acceptance Rate
45%
Net Price
$41,735
Receiving Aid
90%
Average Aid
$2,658
#34 in Colorado
#2365 in North America
Enrollment
84
Male:Female
20:80
#35 in Colorado
#2419 in North America
Enrollment
28
Male:Female
17:83
#36 in Colorado
#2424 in North America
Acceptance Rate
100%
Receiving Aid
0%
Enrollment
614
Male:Female
50:50
#37 in Colorado
#2486 in North America
Acceptance Rate
86%
Net Price
$13,872
Receiving Aid
50%
Average Aid
$6,285
#38 in Colorado
#2507 in North America
Enrollment
1,042
Male:Female
14:86

Closest to Colorado states

State
Universities
Unis
Best university country rank
Best uni United States Flag rank
Wyoming 1 140
Utah 20 46
Nebraska 23 69
New Mexico 12 80
Kansas 32 65
Arizona 25 35
South Dakota 15 239
Oklahoma 31 95
Montana 12 148
Idaho 10 159
Nevada 10 131
Texas 119 21
North Dakota 14 186
Iowa 39 49
Missouri 67 37
Minnesota 48 14
Arkansas 24 126
California 249 2
Oregon 31 66
Illinois 100 16
Wisconsin 47 13
Louisiana 27 78
Washington 57 7
Mississippi 18 135
Indiana 55 32
Tennessee 56 51
Michigan 62 3
Kentucky 38 61
Alabama 33 87
Ohio 90 19
Georgia 63 48
West Virginia 26 107
South Carolina 37 86
North Carolina 65 17
Virginia 63 40
Pennsylvania 155 10
District of Columbia 15 70
Maryland 34 12
Florida 109 27
Delaware 5 90
New York 221 8
New Jersey 47 15
Vermont 17 106
Connecticut 28 9
Massachusetts 88 1
New Hampshire 16 68
Rhode Island 12 52
Maine 19 156
Alaska 6 178
Puerto Rico 52 404
US Virgin Islands 1 799
Hawaii 10 189
American Samoa 1 1785
Northern Mariana Islands 1 1824
Guam 2 601