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Colleges in Colorado

Students who want to spend the next 4 years of their lives surrounded by a brilliantly dynamic landscape of mountains, forests, and canyons needn't look any further than Colorado. The Centennial State is famous for its beauty and has lovers of the outdoors drooling.

There are 48 colleges in Colorado, 30 public and 17 private, offering a wide range of programs and majors. Colorado has both small schools (defined as less than 2000 students) and "very large" ones (10,000 or more students) and everything in between, including community colleges, in urban and rural environments.

The flagship of the University of Colorado system is located in Boulder, and offers more than 150 academic programs in a small city that is among the country's most highly-regarded in terms of health, quality of life, and art. Other branches include University of Colorado at Denver and University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

The Professional Veterinary Medicine program at Colorado State University was recently ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. CSU is located in Fort Collins and offers bachelor's degrees in 55 fields of study.

For those interested in a smaller school, consider Fort Lewis College in Durango. Current student Christopher from Durango had this to say about it: "Love the town, Love the people, Love the school, Love the mountains. This place has it all."

Other Colorado colleges include Adams State University in Alamosa, University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, and many, many more.

Cappex has tons of resources for students considering a college in Colorado, including plenty of ways to help you find and apply for scholarships. Begin by browsing the complete list of colleges and universities below.

Colleges in Colorado

School Scholarships Available
Adams State University 12 scholarships
Aims Community College No scholarships
Arapahoe Community College No scholarships
CollegeAmerica-Colorado Springs No scholarships
CollegeAmerica-Denver No scholarships
CollegeAmerica-Fort Collins No scholarships
Colorado Christian University 12 scholarships
Colorado College 8 scholarships
Colorado Heights University No scholarships
Colorado Mesa University 13 scholarships
Colorado Mountain College 4 scholarships
Colorado Northwestern Community College No scholarships
Colorado School of Mines 4 scholarships
Colorado State University-Fort Collins 66 scholarships
Colorado State University-Global Campus No scholarships
Colorado State University-Pueblo 9 scholarships
Community College of Aurora No scholarships
Community College of Denver No scholarships
Denver Seminary No scholarships
Fort Lewis College 147 scholarships
Front Range Community College No scholarships
Iliff School of Theology No scholarships
Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture No scholarships
Johnson & Wales University-Denver 10 scholarships
Lamar Community College No scholarships
Metropolitan State University of Denver 151 scholarships
Montessori Education Center of the Rockies 2 scholarships
Morgan Community College No scholarships
Naropa University 24 scholarships
Nazarene Bible College 31 scholarships
Northeastern Junior College 1 scholarships
Otero Junior College No scholarships
Pickens Technical College No scholarships
Pikes Peak Community College No scholarships
Pueblo Community College 1 scholarships
Red Rocks Community College No scholarships
Regis University 8 scholarships
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design No scholarships
The Colorado Center for Medical Laboratory Science No scholarships
Trinidad State Junior College No scholarships
United States Air Force Academy No scholarships
University of Colorado Boulder 100 scholarships
University of Colorado Colorado Springs 53 scholarships
University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus 89 scholarships
University of Denver 13 scholarships
University of Northern Colorado 413 scholarships
Western Colorado University 45 scholarships
Yeshiva Toras Chaim Talmudical Seminary No scholarships